Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Order Your 2012 Calendars Today. Read More Sunday, October 2, 2011 11th Annual Blessing of the Animals Take part in our annual tradition by bringing your best furry friend to be blessed at St. Francis Winery. If you have a dog, plan to show it off by participating in our Winery Dog of the Read More

Uh Oh . . . it’s Vacation Time Again

My Mom’s a Virgo. Her birthday comes right after I no longer meet kids on my morning walk. It’s not that I mind that she’s a year older, but my Dad likes to give her a trip to Hawaii to celebrate. What that means to me is two weeks of — not much fun! Don’t get me Read More

Jesse’s Tale to Launch at Redwood Writers Special Event

Redwood Writers Presents: Annual Author Launch at the July 10th Membership Meeting Jesse’s Tale has been selected as part of the Redwood Writers annual author launch event. Each year the Northern California Branch of California Writers Club celebrates RW authors who have published a new Read More

The Dogs Who Listen to Children Reading

By Michele Czaja (An excerpt from Greyhound Friends For Life Spring 2011 Newsletter) I recently got an email with this remarkable story about a Reading greyhound. This is a remarkable pet-assisted therapy that focuses on improving children’s reading skills. Patrick Barkham of The Guardian wrote Read More


There’s a great line from the original movie, “Wall Street” where Gordon Gekko simply states: “Need a friend? Get a dog”‘ And it’s true. On those days that you feel the world has deserted you. When those you thought were friends run for the nearest door. Read More

Another Rough Day In Paradise

I came home from a long hard walk yesterday to contemplate the meaning of life. As I pondered my existance, I reflected on my first day in my new home and how my parents could have been better prepared.   Checklist for a Fresh Start in a New Home  Be prepared. Have everything in place before Read More

Jesse’s Guest Blog on Dog Leader Mysteries

Greyhound Dog Races Home to a Sweet LifePosted on March 14, 2011 by dogleadermysteries Guest Post by Elaine Webster Midday at Greyhound Friends for Life, we arrive to pick up a two-year old dog. Jesse came from Colorado, where greyhound racing remains legal. Luckily, when the racetrack closed, Read More

A Brief History of Greyhound Adoption

Greyhound racing was started by people who shared a love of a breed that could outrun every other, and do it with grace and style. Greyhound coursing, first popular in England in the late 1800s, caught on in the United States around the turn of the century. Coursing greyhounds chased an Read More

Dog Leader Mysteries

  A fellow member of Redwood Writers Deborah Taylor-French, has an informative and beautifully presented website and blog: Dog Leader Mysteries As a writer, Deborah shares her love of children, mystery writing and dogs in one unique Read More