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Year End Musings and Newsings

Tweet It’s a funny time, the week between Christmas and New Year’s — even for people like me who don’t really celebrate the holidays, except by drinking too much eggnog and gorging on cookies and fudge. It’s limbo, not quite out with the old nor in with the new. I always look forward to this […]
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Pet Travel Book Club: Exit Atticus, Enter Pete

Tweet Last week’s virtual book club meeting was a huge success — not least because Tom Ryan, the author of the book we discussed, got involved. Here is what he wrote on Following Atticus’s Facebook page about the review on A Traveler’s Library, the co-host of the club: It’s windy and cold outside and I’m […]
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Pet Travel Book Club: Following Atticus

Tweet It’s here! The second official meeting of the best — possibly only — online Pet Travel Book Club. I’m very excited because: We’re going to be discussing a terrific book, Following Atticus by Tom Ryan. The write ups — yes, plural — and questions are by a terrific reviewer, my friend Rebecca Boren, a […]
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Pet Travel Thursday: Passports and Pooches with Purpose

Tweet Every now and then I hear people on TV disparaging bloggers as losers who sit in their parents’ basements, typing away in their pajamas. My experience with pet bloggers has been dramatically different. Our shared concerns — and our shared traffic — have accomplished amazing things, from getting food donated to shelters to getting […]
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The Pet Travel Book Club Kicks Off with Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley

Tweet True confession: I’ve never been in a book club, real or virtual, much less organized one of my own. After years of graduate school literature classes, I didn’t want to discuss books for a while; I just wanted to read them without pressure to say what I thought. When I got over that, I […]
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Travel Thursday: Tailing John Steinbeck

Tweet I love serendipity.* I had made plans to interview John Woestendiek, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the author of Dog Inc., for Animal Cafe because I thought a top-rate writer who was on the road for a year with his dog might have interesting things to say about  pet travel. I didn’t know anything […]
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Introducing: The Pet Travel Book Club

Tweet Last week I told you about my exciting new venture, blogging about pet travel books and movies on A Traveler’s Library. I semi-jokingly said, “Can a pet travel book club be far behind?” Several of you expressed enthusiasm. We’re on. Phase 1 Here’s the plan. I will tell you — at least a month […]
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