References in periodicals archive ?
For 30 years then, our neighbors, with varying degrees of success, have been trying to move forward, while the best we've been able to manage is to dog-paddle in place, or get swept backward, for a time, until we can dog-paddle again to try to inch forward against the tide of populism and dictatorial nostalgia.
It's like drowning in sand reading The Drunken Boat, after I dog-paddle home from the Circle K with my life jacket of Bud Light.
To help her gain confidence, I cradled her under her belly, let her dog-paddle for a few seconds, then quickly set her back down where her paws could touch bottom.