Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Coffee with a canine: Tim Brazier & Miss Jean Brodie

Today's featured duo at Coffee with a Canine: Tim Brazier & Miss Jean Brodie, an eight-year-old Scottish Terrier rescue. Brazier is the Publicity Director at Kaplan Publishing, and Brodie accompanied him to work one Saturday last year.

Brazier, on how he and Brodie were united ... and where Brodie's name came from:
I don’t know the details of Brodie’s first family but she was dropped off at Pets on Lex right after 9/11. Our west conference room overlooks the World Trade Center site.... The woman who found Brodie at the pet store languishing away in a cage for four months was calling her Sweet Pea. I wanted something with a little more edge and a Scottish connection. Lady Macbeth seemed a little too dark and something we might regret. A theatrical director suggested Brodie, as in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. It fit although now I call her all sorts of shorter versions: booby, Miss B., ...[read on]
Read--Coffee with a Canine: Tim Brazier & Miss Jean Brodie.

--Marshal Zeringue