Conventional wisdom holds that there are two types of content that reliably succeed in a digital medium – kittens and naked people. As Steven and I are always trying to refine STS to give readers more of what they want, we’ve exhaustively considered both options.

Since neither of us have a kitten, our path forward seemed pretty clear. A quick canvas of friends, neighbors and attractive strangers though uncovered a surprising dearth of eager models. No problem, we figured. Homegrown original content is what we do. It followed naturally that, since Steven is a far more capable photographer, I would… well, let’s put it this way… you folks were in for a real treat today. We had one heckuva blockbuster post queued up before our wives intervened.

“Trust us, NO ONE wants to see that,” argued Steven’s better half, clearly mistaken.

“Please, I’m begging you! Hide your shame,” pled my wife, as though I could be swayed by tears.

Then, in a last minute fit of panicked desperation came, “What if we get a puppy?”

Yeah, a puppy seems like it just might do the trick.

Introducing the latest member of the STS staff, and the youngest addition to our spokesmodel crew. Don’t let the twelve pounds of lab cuteness fool you. Chukar tremble at the sound of her name.SBB_4171-3

9 Comments on “Shameless

    • You know, a man of less robust self confidence could misconstrue the sentiment in your and Mike’s comments as something other than mere admiration for the new pup. Luckily, I understand that you’re both just big dog lovers.

  1. “All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed.
    For after all, he was only human. He wasn’t a dog.”

    (FYI – enjoy those comfy slippers while you’ve still got them!)

    • You must have puppy ESP. She is, in fact, possessed of a powerful compulsion to catch and kill those things. Thanks for reading and for weighing in. Where’s that quote from by the way?

    • We sure appreciate the kind review Joel. Thanks a bunch. And yes… we call her Sibley.

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