When I decided that I wanted to swim the English Channel I wanted someone to go with me so I decided I’d teach my dog who was afraid of water to swim. I was so excited to get started that when I was running around looking for my dog I tripped over him and broke 2 of my fingers. I had to wait 3 weeks before my fingers healed.
During that time I told my brother to take the dog down to the river and try give him a head start on swimming. But what really happened was he went outside and tried to teach the dog to read.