Dog Stories

As I scanned the shelves of old books from our family’s collection in my brother’s study, I spotted “The Fireside Book of Dog Stories.”  I had vague memories of it from childhood and was in the mood for reading shorter pieces about dogs, so I borrowed it.  Turns out this …

Nuremberg Dogs

Our first stop in Europe was Nuremberg, Germany, infamous as a Nazi center of activity and for the trials of Nazi war criminals, but a lovely city to visit today.  We happened to visit at the opening of the Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival.  This city is using its dark …

Dogs in Art of Europe

I’ve been on the road in Europe, enjoying many things, including visiting museums and noting lots of dogs in art, like the one above doing what dogs have always done when no one is looking!  I think it’s fun to see canine friends immortalized in paint and wonder about their …