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Remembering Lassie

June 4 was the original Lassie’s birthday. Lassie is a fictional character who was featured in a short story that later became a full-length novel called Lassie Come Home. That was just one of many Lassie books to come.   The books led to movies, a radio show and a long running TV series. And, perhaps, the … Continue reading

A Pup-Lifting Day

A few weeks ago we posted the story of Friar Mustache who was adopted by a Franciscan monastery in Bolivia. (See A Pup-Lifting Story.) It was the brothers’ hope that other churches would open their doors to pets. Recently, Somerset Hills Lutheran Church in Basking Ridge, New Jersey did just that. On a sunny May … Continue reading

A Pup-Lifting Story

As I was reading the on-line edition of BARK, I came across a story about a Franciscan monastery near the Andes in Cochabama, Bolivia. Among the many monks there, one stands out. He is under 2 feet tall. He probably weighs less than 40 pounds. And he is endowed with spectacular facial hair. When he … Continue reading

Just Fooling

It’s April, the month for fooling. And here’s our friend Figi. You’ll remember her from a previous post, “An Interview with a Champion”. Well, Fiji loves to fool around  in front of a camera and has agreed to share some photos from her extensive portfolio. “”I love dressing up. And, as you know, I love … Continue reading

Wadda Pair

It was a pretty good January by New Jersey standards.  Gray.  Gloomy.  But not a lot of snow. Then came February – the warmest on record. Then March.  Two days after a record 60+ degree day, this! Snow!  Close to 2 feet of it!  Not pretty, light, and fluffy, but heavy, icy, and hard to … Continue reading