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

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 famed 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 and 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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Let’s Paws: Pup’s journey from hell to Puppy Bowl stardom

If you know me, you know I just loathe football. Here’s why. I’m gearing up for the only game that matters this Super Bowl Sunday — the annual Puppy Bowl. If you’ve ever wondered where all those hunky contestants come … Continue reading

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Road trip ends up on one of my favorite sites

Happy that my visit to the symphony made it onto one of my favorite sites, The Bark. A while back, I took a four-hour ride (each way) to see the Pittsburgh Symphony because there were dogs involved. They were an important … Continue reading

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