04.28.10 Personal

Piece de resistance

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e're so different. I think in circles, he thinks in lines. I see high, he sees straight. I make complexity, he prefers simplicity. And the way I speak? Sometimes drives him nuts. I often use idioms--which JD is still getting used to--but when I use phrases from another language, he's way over it.

So, what did you mean by that? I heard you use it last week too, and I want to know what it means. We sat in the car and JD asked what pièce de résistance meant. I explained that this french term basically refers to the best part or feature of something. I used examples to further my point and he just smiled and shook his head. His wife is weird.

When we got home, we decided to take Polo on a walk. Before we leashed him up, JD linked his collar and said, I guess that means Polo is the pièce de résistance of our family. Oh, Internet, my husband is weird too!


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Jeremy - We need to get a jacket like that for Billy. I guess his blue striped polo shirt will have to do for now!  05.07.10 - 3:23am
cassandra-m - Polo posts ROCK!!!! luv that lil guy. Mocha is jealous and wants a cool jacket like that. lol. (even though he already has way too many) :)  05.06.10 - 10:04pm
Alejandra - HAA! Love his lil jacket!!  05.05.10 - 12:51pm
Jessica - Polo is SO cute!  05.02.10 - 6:57pm
Céline - I'm French and I wouldn't use this term for a dog, but it's really appropriate for a wedding cake for example! ;-)  05.01.10 - 10:25am
Thomas Lester - Becker was talking trash about Polo on Thursday. He said Polo is fat and that you use liquify to make him look good. Are you going to take that from him? I vote retaliation!!! Stirring the pot..... - Thomas  05.01.10 - 8:28am
Lucy - A wolf in sheepskin clothing!!  05.01.10 - 2:08am
angel - So, do all the other dogs make fun of little Polo for wearing clothes? ;-)  04.30.10 - 10:40pm
Evonne & Darren Photography - Polo ALWAYS looks so good! I want to meet him someday! Does he come to your workshop too?  04.30.10 - 2:07am
Cathy Crawley - I heart Polo :)  04.29.10 - 9:30pm
Lora Ayers - I have dog envy.   04.29.10 - 12:04pm
Diane - www.sagephoto.com - Polo is also a fashion icon!  04.29.10 - 6:42am
Rox - Every time I see a picture of him dressed I wonder how he acts when you put them on. I have a baby poodle and when we give her her rain coat she walks in a funny dancing way and when the clothes have legs she refuses to walk altogether (until she sees something interesting and starts walking that way, with a thorough shake every few steps)  04.29.10 - 5:18am
Alicia Damron - Your dog really is presh, love his little button eyes!  04.29.10 - 5:17am
Noelia Kline - You guys crack me up. It's so romantic the way you speak of him and the things that you do. Love it! :D  04.29.10 - 5:09am
Bob Schnell - You have that rare thing in a photographer - a breadth of literary knowledge and the ability to wield it accurately  04.29.10 - 4:37am
Katelyn James - Michael and I ate diner at a friends house and played with polo's twin tonight! ... well not exactly twins, ....polo is much cuter... seriously. :)  04.28.10 - 11:11pm
Megan Beth - Lovin Polo's jacket, is it jcrew ;)  04.28.10 - 8:54pm
Apple - I wonder how big polo's closet is!!!:D wow! i just noticed the post to facebook/twitter link.. i remember the +sites.. love it!:)  04.28.10 - 7:11pm
Melissa - Oh girl! I love this post!!! Darling pic of Polo by the way!   04.28.10 - 7:02pm
Linda Sherrill - Love the Polo photos! He is adorable in EVERY photo!  04.28.10 - 5:06pm
Elisabeth Carol - Love this post! And I am pretty sure Polo is the cutest dog ever!   04.28.10 - 3:58pm
gladys jem - i LOVE when you post photos of Polo. I love it even more when he is wearing clothes. SO CUTE!  04.28.10 - 3:03pm
Bobbie Brown - But your dog is cute! haha!  04.28.10 - 1:37pm
Shannon K. - Awww! I wish I could dress my giant pooch in cute little clothes. Polo is adorable!  04.28.10 - 12:40pm
s h e r r y - Aw, Polo! :) SO CUTE.   04.28.10 - 12:06pm
No Name - He is so adorable and fashionable. I want a dog!  04.28.10 - 11:22am
Liz Ebert - lol thx for teaching me something new today!!! love reading ur blog  04.28.10 - 10:28am
Millie - Is Polo a maltese? He sure is cute!!  04.28.10 - 10:28am
Lydia - I remember the first time you posted Polo wearing that jacket. He's still quite adorable! JD was right!  04.28.10 - 10:28am
Bianca - Je ne parle pas Français! Oui oui ;) I love you, Pepe LePeu!  04.28.10 - 9:54am
San Diego wedding photographer - What a cutie! He would be a great model for Petco/Petsmart advertisement. :)  04.28.10 - 9:48am
Candace Prokopets - Cute story and super cute doggie! Thanks for a great read as always. Happy Weds!  04.28.10 - 9:22am
Kelly | Purple Lemon Designs - Oh, of course Polo is the pièce de résistance! Soo cute as always :)  04.28.10 - 9:16am
Gabriela Fuentes - You're just too funny.  04.28.10 - 9:13am
Cindy Meadors - I am nuts over this dog!!! I have wanted a Maltese for years now and every time I see a photo of him I just want to go buy one. That jacket.........STOP IT, you're killing me!!!!  04.28.10 - 9:12am
Bobby Johnson - Polo is priceless! We should hook him up with our little princess, Dixie Lee. Polo is a Maltese, right? Regardless, he makes a great subject.  04.28.10 - 8:40am
Jewelielyn - i am not generally a fan of dogs wearing clothes, but that jacket? on that dog?? too darn cute for words!!  04.28.10 - 8:31am
Dasha - OMG, sooo funny! In our family it's vice versa, before we got married I thought my hubby could speak french! I only found out that he was only pretending when I saked him to speak to a french person. And he uses piece de resistance every time he really likes smth! )  04.28.10 - 8:30am
Jamie Sheasby - You should have put a fedora on him and made him into a little furry Indiana Jones.  04.28.10 - 8:13am
Stephanie Stewart - Mais oui, bien sur, Polo, il est la piece de resistance! He is such a cutie! Si mignon! (I majored in French at IU, took it 4 years in high school, so happy I got a chance to use it a bit here! ;) ) Bonjour!  04.28.10 - 8:09am
Leah G. - Haha! Thanks for makin' me smile! Oh, and I always love pictures of Polo!  04.28.10 - 8:06am
Megan (Best of Fates) - Polo looks like a WWII flying ace in that jacket, and it's adorable.  04.28.10 - 8:01am
heidi @ indy photography - ha! love it!  04.28.10 - 7:51am
LEOLAK - AWWWW....I want Polo!!! What a cutie! And so stylish!!! Awesome that you guys accept your weirdnesses! =)  04.28.10 - 7:42am
Caitlin Scott Photography - What a cute picture of him as usual! You and JD are so sweet together! :)  04.28.10 - 7:41am
Lisa - You guys aren't weird - you're unique! I love this picture of Polo! He's just the cutest!  04.28.10 - 7:29am
Shannon - Such a cute dog! Crème de la _crème.  04.28.10 - 7:24am
Emily Heizer Photography - I want a baby Polo too. Is he available to rent?  04.28.10 - 7:18am
Catie Ronquillo - Polo is adorable. And JD is right, he is totally the piece de resistance! ;) That little jacket, too cute!  04.28.10 - 7:16am
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