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

Let’s Paws: Paris restaurant’s doggone wonderful

After chocolate mousse at a Paris restaurant, an even-sweeter dessert: Making friends with some of the proprietors. Why don’t they allow dogs in U.S. restaurants? Never understood that, and never will.

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Let’s Paws: Thankful for an angel on his last wings

Thankful because I spent Thanksgiving with someone who wasn’t supposed to make it that long — my sister’s Labrador, Skipper. Actually, he was days away from death as a youngster 9 years ago when she rescued him. I first wrote … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Best pet friendly hotels

You know, I’d just love to check some of them out, but the guest I’d be bringing isn’t pet friendly. She’s just plain jealous. Of anything that collides with her bubble. Especially other animals. As you might know if you … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Meeting Mickey Mantle

Mickey Mantle. Miami Beach. July 2013 Like his namesake, rarely lets anything get by.

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Let’s Paws: Coolest dog on coolest street

OK, not the best picture, but at least the cute canine comes in loud and clear. Meet Fellini, the proprietress at Chariots on Fire, one of the hip shops on the LA street named the coolest by GQ mag. A … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: What a wise old dog can teach us about weekends

It’s Saaaaturday.  So stop chasing your tail already and try to kick back. Hard, I know. Take a lesson from a wise old woman. No, not me. I still have a long way to go in the wisdom department. When … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: A Very Dachshund Thanksgiving

Wanted to take time on this Sunday before Turkey Day to stop with my Asia escapades for the moment and talk what I think are some cool Thanksgiving dishes. (Read on, vegetarians; there’s one for you.) Sending it out now … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Ginger, meet Sandy! Uh, no thanks.

Work commitments (heading out of town again) and some housekeeping interrupting things for moment here @ Planet Lippstone. Thought I’d stop in quickly let you know how we’re doing here as Hurricane Sandy starts to make her entrance. We thankfully … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: My little hot dog in a blanket

Taking a quick break from prepping for my Asia escapade with an escape.  Hanging out with my little hot dog in a blanket, Ginger the dachshund, aka  The Other Gray Lady. This is what Saturdays are for. Sundays through Fridays, … Continue reading

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Let’s Paws: Them’s some fur-rocious K9s

Such fur-rosity. The laughs are courtesy of a former TV colleague and all-around good guy who writes from Fort Wayne, IN: “In Fort Wayne … Feeling well protected by the fearsome police k9’s.” This acquaintance is on the road a … Continue reading

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