Stories & Lit

Musings on the world's oldest friendship in personal essays, memoirs, fiction, classics and, of course, humor.

adopting senior dogs
We chose a geriatric Pit Bull with many, many health issues. He enriched our lives in ways too numerous to list.
puppy dog
A family’s history is bookmarked by the dogs they’ve raised and loved.
three dogs
Financial investments, emotional rewards
It’s a wise dog who knows his own mind.
Animal-Assisted Therapy
A placid Great Pyrenees proves that sometimes, just being there is enough.
Kare dog
Or, how a casual visit to an animal rescue resulted in love at first sight.
russian dog
Stories of a dog’s life in Leningrad
when dogs heal book
New book showcases dogs’ role in making the daily lives of people who are HIV+ better.
kristi cameron - bessie
I’m thankful for every messy minute I have with my elderly dog, especially at this time of year.
A bridge too near
John Steinbeck and the family dog Charley
An appreciation of John Steinbeck’s “Travels with Charley”