Category Archives: Let’s Paws: I break for critters

Let’s Paws: It’s National Woof Day!

  On this National Dog Day, Pawsing to give a shout out to my Old Girl Baby, Ginger. Going on her 19th year. Happy to give her a lift when her ancient legs can’t keep up with that puppy soul. … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Wisdom shines in old dogs’ eyes

No doubt about it: When everything else starts to go in a dog (and a human), the eyes still have it, as demonstrated by excerpts from this touching book. And will ’til the end. Old don’t need to learn new … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Jimmy Kimmel and lion, 1; the dentist, 0

Jimmy Kimmel takes perfect aim at that Minnesota dentist who admits to slaughtering what turned out to be a famedĀ lion in Africa. Even if that lion were a “nobody”, why? When I was in Kenya on safari, I saw lions … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Happy Mother’s Day, to me

Me andĀ Ginger, my old girl baby dachshund, who’s approaching her 19th year. That would make her somewhere in the neighborhood of 85, at least. This is a common sight morning, noon and night, though Mitch selflessly takes over the night … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws Again: 14 legs, with lots of spring

You can tell spring is around the corner when you finally start seeing life again on every corner. Of the two- and four-legged kind. Togetherness, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 3.13.15.

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Thanks for fighting for me, Ricky Gervais

So there I was, setting out on another journey. U.S. 30, the highway that links Atlantic City to Oregon, had just turned 100. My travel assignment was to write about the part of it that was in my Pennsylvania back … Continue reading

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Lets’s Paws/2: Behind scenes of aww-inspiring Super Bowl ad

I’m not one for beer (chocolate’s my vice), and you already know my feelings on the Super Bowl. But that Budweiser dog-and-pony show — the commercial everyone’s been talking about — sure got my attention, too. Well, not technically a … Continue reading

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