It happened again. Some stranger walked up to us asking, “Can I pet your dog? I miss mine.” Yep, time for Honey to offer comfort to people who don’t vacation with their pets.
If you’re looking for a brilliant explanation of why humans put other animals into categories, you won’t find it here. Sorry. My opinion is that people find it convenient to treat animals differently based on what we want from them. Do we want animals to keep us company? Work for us? Hold up a romantic […]
Life wouldn’t be much fun without fantasies. But what does it take to make a fantasy come true? Ask the naked man on the beach. An Island Dream Tom Neale wanted to live alone on a South Seas island. Well, not entirely alone. He did take two cats with him for company. He wrote about […]
Some of the best moments of my life have involved dogs. And so have some of the worst. But who wants to live in a world with just ice cream and no pickles? The Man in Love With His Dog Michael Konik is a writer and performer who knows how to get attention. His website is […]
As soon as we drove off the block I missed my dogs, Agatha and Christie. As I blinked back tears, I decided our next vacation would include the girls. That was over 20 years ago. Since then, I rarely travel anywhere without a dog. Here’s why: ♥ If they aren’t along I miss them. But you […]
I often think about the limits we put on our dogs. They only go for a stroll when we say it’s okay and usually on the end of a leash. We choose when and what they eat. Every time they signal a need to go out while we’re busy, they get called a mother-lovin’ fornicator. […]
Pet Travel Shout-Out I know you can’t tell by my photos, but I really appreciate good photography. For this Wordless Wednesday (I just can’t seem to get the hang of this wordless thing, can I?), I’d like to tell you about a wonderful photographer who takes many photos while going on adventures with her […]
Gretchen Rubin wrote in The Happiness Project about the year she spent “test-driving the wisdom of the ages, the current scientific studies, and the lessons from popular culture about how to be happy.” The Puppiness Project is my attempt to learn the same from Honey, my Golden Retriever. Hurry Up and Work Your Butt Off So You […]