The Joy of Balls:From “A Dog’s Life” Peter Mayle, best known for his tantalizing stories revolving around food, wine and culture in the South of France, explores the dog’s version of ‘the good life.’ Although a vintage Bordeaux sipped on a late summer’s night in Provence is replaced with a fine (championship quality) tennis ball, man and dog can […]
Dogs’ Dinners of Newport, Rhode Island!
High society, in an effort to amuse and outdo the neighbors, celebrated lavishly in the “cottages” overlooking the water. Mrs. Elizabeth Drexel Lehr and Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish were co-hosts at the Lehr’s summer home, Ashleigh, and added their own special element to the staid dinner party. On the suggestion of Harry Lehr, they […]
Underdogs – Beauty is More than Fur Deep!
Americans always love an underdog. And why not? Triumph over the odds is at the heart of our most cherished national stories. This country began when the scrappy, rag-tag Continental army defeated the mighty British Empire, and it was largely built by struggling refuges from other lands. In many ways, victory of the underdog […]
San Diego’s Animal Athelets!
A skateboarding ferret and a windsurfing dog? Some things you just have to see to believe… Fatty is one cool dude who never fails to turn a lot of heads while zipping around town on his skateboard in San Diego, California. The reason for all of this attention is that Fatty is a […]
John Lund Digital Arts – Fanciful Dogs and Cats!
Fanciful, whimsical, surrealistic and silly. John Lund’s art is all that and much more. Whether it is the sly grin of a mischievous cat or an old dog’s saddest, “Feed me, I’m starving,” look, John Lund’s images speak clearly to us. These digitally created fantasies seem to amplify the ways we think about […]
Pussycat, Pussycat Where Have You Been? To Skinner’s in Boston, for an Auction!
THROUGH THE VOICE OF HAMLET, Shakespeare mused, “The cat will mew and dog will have his day.” Now, thanks to the efforts of Skinner, Inc., one of the nation’s leading auction houses, the cat will have his day, too. On September 20, 2002, Skinner, Inc. will be hosting the first ever, “All Cat” auction […]