Their Only Fault: Dogs Grow Old

It’s been said that the best humor – the jokes that makes us laugh the most – are funny because they are based on truth.

We think Clive James’ interpretation is better: “Common sense and a sense of humour are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humour is just common sense, dancing. Those who lack humour are without judgment and should be trusted with nothing.”

The flip side would surely be second-hand grief – sadness over someone else’s loss because while it may not touch us personally, it hits home because we’ve experienced it: Movies or music about unrequited love, illness, or loss.

When country singer, Luke Bryan, released a series of songs about the life cycle of dogs, the one entitled, “Little Boys Grow Up, And Dogs Get Old,” is especially poignant because it’s immutably true:

If you’re not a fan of country music, the lyrics to the song co-written by Tony Lane and Luke Bryan appear below:

Bandit was a black lab, Daddy brought home

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