If you’re like most people, you are probably asking yourself, “What can Poodleology do for me in my everyday life? Sure, it may help me at the hairdresser’s or when I’m choosing a greeting card, but how can Poodleology be applied in my day to day life?”
As a long time Poodleologist, let me start by saying that it’s pretty obvious your life sounds like a boring and sad routine repeating over and over in an endless cycle of meaningless days. Greeting cards? – ummmm that’s really thoughtful (yawn.)
Here’s an example of Practical Poodleology in action.
Recently I was doing a little re-re-re-decorating and hanging a borrowed painting was the task du jour. I wanted this painting to be hung perfectly straight and invisibly from a slanted beam in my ceiling. As everybody who has ever worked in display will tell you, the only answer was a plumb line. Now, where did I put that old plumb line? After a three second search I realized I was going to have to improvise. I had a good string and I had a poodle. Those would do it. Easy now boring person, it wasn’t a real poodle, it was an old birthday present in the form of a poodle shaped silver charm that had a nice weight to it… from Tiffany’s actually. After establishing plumb the job was a breeze and the painting was invisibly suspended exactly where it wanted to be. That little poodle worked like a charm. Poodleology in action.
Now if I could just find that bottle of Tarnex…