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  • 112 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: July 10-15, 2018 11 Jul 2018 01:02 AltWeeklies.com Our arts critics have already recommended 64 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 33 best music shows, but there are still hundreds more events happening. To prevent some of the quirkier and more extraordinary ones from …
  • Your Complete Guide to July 2018 Events in Seattle 30 Jun 2018 06:34 Stranger Summer gets into full-swing in July, and there are plenty of ways to go out and enjoy it this month in Seattle. Below, we've rounded up the 150 biggest events that you should know about, including music festivals like Capitol Hill Block Party and …
  • Calls for control as China’s pet society rises 10 Jun 2018 23:49 Shanghai Daily OWNING a pet or a few of them has become an increasingly popular lifestyle choice in China, as well as a driving force for consumption. Yet behind the pet boom, problems — such as abuse, abandonment and low quality of pet supplies — have also emerged. …
  • Last Word on Norge apartments, April 28 28 Apr 2018 11:51 Virginia Gazette Saving water We are so pleased and impressed that Anheuser-Busch Brewery has taken more action to conserve water and increase recycling. We urge area property owners to match the effort by reducing green lawns and automatic sprinklers. We really can't …
  • Memoirs of a first-time pet parent 25 Apr 2018 05:31 Channel News Asia Follow our new CNA LIFESTYLE page on Facebook for more trending stories and videos SINGAPORE: It came to me during the wee hours of the morning last week. I had been rudely awakened by the unmistakable sound of something shattering into pieces – followed …
  • 20 Ways to Meet New People in St. Louis 07 Mar 2018 00:45 Riverfront Times During her travels through China during World War II, war correspondent and St. Louis native Martha Gellhorn bet her then-husband, Ernest Hemingway, that a foreigner she'd spotted on a train hailed from her hometown. "I think it's a law,…
  • Strange but true pet tales 17 Feb 2018 17:13 world.wng.org Rupert Sheldrake is a British scientist who holds a doctorate in biochemistry from Cambridge University and the author of an intriguing book called Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home and Other Unexplained Powers of Animals (Crown Publishers …
  • The Weekly List: 25 Things To Do In Tucson This Week 15 Feb 2018 19:59 Tucson Weekly Your Weekly guide to keeping busy in the Old Pueblo. Panels When Immigration Hits a Wall: Life in the Borderlands Location. In case the issue of immigration ever feels like it’s getting too abstract for you, hear from three locals about what the changing …
  • Book reviews: A dictator rabbit, a naughty schoolboy and a hungry pigeon 15 Jan 2018 15:18 Fleetwood Weekly News January just got better with a sparkling selection of new books for children looking to fill the long, dark evenings. There’s a spectacular novel starring a toy rabbit who turns into a despot, a trip back in time to learn about the Ancient Egyptians and …
  • 16 Unique & Creative Gift Ideas You Can Fit in Jars 18 Dec 2017 23:48 Care2 Healthy Living Why use a boring cardboard box when you can give gifts in a reusable and sustainable jar? Not only is it more fun, but you can gift way more than just jams and preserves in a good jar. Here are 16 unique holiday gifts for your friends, colleagues and …
  • This year's best Children's books 14 Dec 2017 22:30 Charleston Daily Mail PICTURE BOOKS ALL THE WAY HOME  by Debi Gliori (Bloomsbury £12.99)   While Mummy penguin is hunting for fish, Daddy stays in the crowded huddle of males, looking after their precious little egg (pictured below). But then hunger drives him to wander off — …
  • 101 Great Books for Kids 2017 (Evanston Public Library Edition) 22 Nov 2017 05:32 School Library Journal This week the “Best of” lists just started hopping out of the woodwork like fleas. On the one hand you have Kirkus, slowly releasing their lists in dribs and drabs, and on the other you have NYPL simultaneously dropping its YA and JUV lists with a great …
  • Book reviews: Fun, friendship and fantasy make Christmas special 06 Nov 2017 16:52 Chorley Guardian From a bored princess and an abandoned kitten to a mischievous little dragon and twelve dogs a-leaping, there are books to delight every child as the countdown to Christmas gets under way. Age 3 plus: The Twelve Dogs of Christmas by Alison Ritchie and …
  • Halfway through the fall semester, what class is giving you the most stress 03 Nov 2017 01:36 Aztec Press Select Month November 2017  (27) October 2017  (55) September 2017  (44) May 2017  (40) April 2017  (62) March 2017  (67) February 2017  (59) December 2016  (34) November 2016  (67) October 2016  (63) September 2016  (53) June 2016  (1) May 2016  (31) …
  • Anything but a break: PCC art instructors take productive sabbaticals 26 Oct 2017 07:42 Aztec Press Select Month October 2017  (55) September 2017  (44) May 2017  (40) April 2017  (62) March 2017  (67) February 2017  (59) December 2016  (34) November 2016  (67) October 2016  (63) September 2016  (53) June 2016  (1) May 2016  (31) April 2016  (62) March …
  • Halloween things to do with kids and families in Tampa Bay 24 Oct 2017 17:07 tampabay.com There are plenty of Halloween things to do with kids and families in Tampa Bay this week. Here's what's on the calendar across the are. FAMILY FRIENDLY Fox Squirrel Corn Maze: The five acre corn field sets the scene for a fall festival including a …
  • Meow you doing? How a group of cat-loving Microsoft employees found a larger purpose 18 Oct 2017 19:02 4-traders It's happened to Karen Easterbrook a few times already, and it's bound to sneak up on her again. She's in a work meeting with folks from different teams, and people are introducing themselves. When it's her turn, she says her name and …
  • Pack mauls cat to death as dangerous dog petition gathers pace 17 Oct 2017 08:17 Riot Act Amanda Lyons of Rivett and her cat Jasper: “I’m heartbroken.” The pack mauling to death of a Rivett couple’s beloved cat in the front yard of their property on Monday morning has given extra impetus to an online petition calling for the ACT Government to …
  • ScaryBeat: You’ll Float, Too 06 Oct 2017 18:34 City Beat Land of IllusionPhoto: Provided HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS U.S.S. Nightmare As a self-professed scaredy-cat, there is one comforting thought I’ve always had wandering through haunted houses: If they can’t touch you, then they’re not real. Well, if you’re brave …
  • Twitter reveals its most successful animal stars 05 Oct 2017 11:13 Charleston Daily Mail We're used to seeing the likes of Kylie Jenner and Taylor Swift sharing daily updates of their lives online. But the latest wave of social media stars are a different breed entirely. According to Twitter, a growing number of animals are being …
  • 'Sewer war' and record-setting cats 15 Sep 2017 15:17 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer ONE HOME, TWO RECORD-SETTING CATS FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Here's a very tall tail: Two record-setting cats are living together near Detroit. Arcturus Aldebaran Powers holds the Guinness World Records mark for tallest domestic cat, measuring at …
  • This week in odd news: 'Sewer war' and record-setting cats 15 Sep 2017 14:14 AP News / Indystar ONE HOME, TWO RECORD-SETTING CATS FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) - Here's a very tall tail: Two record-setting cats are living together near Detroit. Arcturus Aldebaran Powers holds the Guinness World Records mark for tallest domestic cat, measuring at …
  • I.T. Girl: Cool story, tech bro 08 Sep 2017 12:29 Aztec Press Select Month September 2017  (21) May 2017  (40) April 2017  (62) March 2017  (67) February 2017  (59) December 2016  (34) November 2016  (67) October 2016  (63) September 2016  (53) June 2016  (1) May 2016  (31) April 2016  (62) March 2016  (62) February …
  • Audit finds holes in PCC police report 07 Sep 2017 23:57 Aztec Press Select Month September 2017  (20) May 2017  (40) April 2017  (62) March 2017  (67) February 2017  (59) December 2016  (34) November 2016  (67) October 2016  (63) September 2016  (53) June 2016  (1) May 2016  (31) April 2016  (62) March 2016  (62) February …
  • Mad Faves 28 Aug 2017 20:45 AltWeeklies.com All the times we’ve had, good and bad, happy and sad. This past year — or at least this year post-November 8, 2016 — has been overwhelming. Events have ranged from surreal to, well, surreal. Still, much of the time, here in Madison’s bubble, the national …
  • Curl up with your pet — and a good book: 12 great new pet reads 27 Aug 2017 14:27 Los Angeles Times For every cat lover there is a cat book lover; for every good doggo, a good dog story. Right now, there are pages and pages devoted to puppies and kitties and other critters too. Take a look for beautiful books, silly interludes and animal stories that …
  • The Weekly List: 22 Things To Do In Tucson This Week 25 Aug 2017 22:35 Tucson Weekly Your Weekly guide to keeping busy in the Old Pueblo. ¡Cultura! Día de los Muertos Opening Reception. Tohono Chul’s next exhibit honors and remembers the dead in a celebration that is full of color and joy. Pieces by local artists will be displayed until …
  • SLJ’s August 2017 Popular Picks 17 Aug 2017 15:44 School Library Journal Picture Books Biggs, Brian. Time for School! illus. by Brian Biggs. 32p. (A Tinyville Town Book). Abrams. Jul. 2017. Tr $16.95. ISBN 9781419725661. POP PreS-Gr 1 –There are no schoolyard scuffles in Tinyville, where everyone shares, everyone helps, and …
  • Book review: Perfect adventures, secret cooking and wild mazes 09 Aug 2017 16:18 Fleetwood Weekly News Summer fun just got better with the arrival of a sunshine collection of new children’s books. Visit a town where everybody is frighteningly perfect, dine out with a group of young cooks, help save the world from evil aliens or follow the amazing journeys …
  • Pesesín and His Neighbours: A Tale of Community Spirit in Spain 06 Aug 2017 08:46 globalvoicesonline.org Pesesín, the goldfish who united a community of neighbours through their collective efforts to look after him. Photograph taken from ‘La Crónica del Pajarito’ and published under the Creative Commons license. One of the most talked about stories on …
  • A Tale of Community Spirit in Spain 06 Aug 2017 07:22 globalvoicesonline.org Pesesín, the goldfish who united a community of neighbours through their collective efforts to look after him. Photograph taken from ‘La Crónica del Pajarito’ and published under the Creative Commons license. One of the most talked about stories on …
  • Earth Angel 20 Jul 2017 02:46 Fort Worth Weekly Twenty-five years ago, a kind and lovely young woman took a kick to the head. A sneaker print remained on her face 10 hours later when a neighbor found her lying on a concrete floor. That cold-blooded kick changed Kelly Davis forever. Who knows what …
  • Book review: A summer of fun and adventure with Nosy Crow books 05 Jul 2017 12:28 Chorley Guardian From animal magic to supervillains, children’s publisher Nosy Crow has a sizzling collection of books to keep boredom at bay this summer. Winner of the 2017 Independent Publishers Guild Children’s Publisher of the Year Award, Nosy Crow is one of the …
  • Calendar for June 24 24 Jun 2017 11:20 Hawaii Tribune Herald Arts & Exhibits TODAY, June 24 WATERCOLORS BY VINCENT CALLAGHER Where: Pahoa Village Museum, 15-2931 Pahoa Village Road, Pahoa When: Regular museum hours through July 7 Details: Wildlife and plein air artist Callagher is taking his skills and applying …
  • Photos: World’s Ugliest Dog contest 23 Jun 2017 16:34 Houston Chronicle Photo: Courtesy: KE Spencer & Co. Event Marketing Rascal Deux Official bio: "I’m Rascal Deux, a rescued naturally hairless, 6.5.lb. crazy critter, with Einstein hair, crooked face, 2 different colored eyes, and born without many teeth, being …
  • Meet the adorably ugly pups of the World’s Ugliest Dog contest 23 Jun 2017 13:33 Houston Chronicle Photo: Courtesy: KE Spencer & Co. Event Marketing Rascal Deux Official bio: "I’m Rascal Deux, a rescued naturally hairless, 6.5.lb. crazy critter, with Einstein hair, crooked face, 2 different colored eyes, and born without many teeth, being …
  • Carlsbad pet therapy pioneer has one little dog and one big mission 13 Jun 2017 13:26 Sandiegouniontribune Even as a baby, Nancy Stanley was an animal person. Her first memory is of looking through the bars of her crib and seeing the family’s German shepherd, Lady, standing guard. It was the beginning of a bond that would help turn a memory into a mission. In …
  • Review: This week’s releases rehash the past  02 Jun 2017 05:55 Digital Journal This week’s releases include a couple of old musicals; a superhero movie like no other; an infinite second chance; and the origin of modern crime fighting. A Street Cat Named Bob (Blu-ray) When James Bowen (Luke Treadaway) found an injured, ginger street …
  • Book reviews: Llama dramas, pirate pranks and a battle royal 23 May 2017 21:45 Burnley Express There’s animal magic and exciting adventure in a sparkling new selection of children’s books timed perfectly for the half term holidays. Team up with a herd of footballing llamas, meet a boy king battling a deadly enemy, join a hunt for the legendary …
  • Book reviews: Llama dramas, pirate pranks and a battle royal 23 May 2017 16:37 Garstang Courier There’s animal magic and exciting adventure in a sparkling new selection of children’s books timed perfectly for the half term holidays. Team up with a herd of footballing llamas, meet a boy king battling a deadly enemy, join a hunt for the legendary …
  • Book reviews: Llama dramas, pirate pranks and a battle royal 23 May 2017 16:37 Lancaster Guardian There’s animal magic and exciting adventure in a sparkling new selection of children’s books timed perfectly for the half term holidays. Team up with a herd of footballing llamas, meet a boy king battling a deadly enemy, join a hunt for the legendary …
  • Book reviews: Llama dramas, pirate pranks and a battle royal 23 May 2017 16:37 Longridge and Rubble Valley News and Advertiser There’s animal magic and exciting adventure in a sparkling new selection of children’s books timed perfectly for the half term holidays. Team up with a herd of footballing llamas, meet a boy king battling a deadly enemy, join a hunt for the legendary …
  • Book reviews: Llama dramas, pirate pranks and a battle royal 23 May 2017 16:37 Leyland Guardian There’s animal magic and exciting adventure in a sparkling new selection of children’s books timed perfectly for the half term holidays. Team up with a herd of footballing llamas, meet a boy king battling a deadly enemy, join a hunt for the legendary …
  • Book reviews: Adventure, learning and fun with Oxford University Press 03 May 2017 17:00 Burnley Express Visit an out-of-this-world fairground, discover the fun way to learn at home, and follow a flight of fancy with a girl who is half-fairy and half-vampire. Oxford University Press have a fantastic selection of children’s books this May, all guaranteed to …
  • Book reviews: Discovery and adventure in our wonderful world 27 Apr 2017 10:42 Burnley Express See the world in a whole new way, and discover adventure at every turn, in an exciting new selection of books for all aspiring young explorers. Age 8 plus: What’s Where on Earth Atlas by Dorling Kindersley The world is an awe-inspiring place… and now you …
  • Book reviews: Secrets, tall stories and animal magic for February 06 Feb 2017 20:50 Burnley Express There’s no time to be bored this February as a new season of exciting children’s books get set to banish the winter blues. Escape with a boy who can make himself invisible, have fun with the new Dork on the block, visit a haunted old hall in Cornwall and …
  • When pets die, owners spare no expense on burials 05 Feb 2017 08:13 Charlotte Observer You'll find headstones for all kinds of animals at South Florida's pet cemeteries — cougars and mountain lions, monkeys and macaws, dogs and cats, hamsters and even rats. A few of the graves also hold the remains of human owners whose final wish …
  • ‘Puppy Bowl’: Adoptions, Special Needs Pups, and Everything You Need to Know About Sunday’s Cutest Game (With Photos!) 03 Feb 2017 17:30 Indie Wire Rustle up the kibble and let the fur fly. It’s time for “Puppy Bowl.” Animal Planet’s cute annual counter-programming to the Big Game returns for its lucky 13th year, and its pooch players show no sign of slowing down. But before you unleash the hounds on …
  • Family rescues kitten, animal returns the favor 02 Feb 2017 23:26 SF Gate A touching short film by Mutual Rescue, an initiative of the Humane Society Silicon Valley, aims to change how people think of animal adoption. The new film tells the story of Kylie Myers and her cat Liza. Kylie was diagnosed with metastatic bone cancer …
  • Fall 2017 Children’s Sneak Previews 02 Feb 2017 23:18 Publishers Weekly ABRAMS Abrams double-checks the blueprints for Iggy Peck’s Big Project Book for Amazing Architects by Andrea Beaty, illus. by David Roberts, featuring STEM and design projects and activities inspired by Beaty and Roberts’s picture books; I Am Peace by …
  • Book reviews: Assassins, animals and adventures for daring young readers 30 Jan 2017 13:37 Burnley Express Retired Preston teacher Joseph Delaney leads the charge with a thrilling new Spook’s mission as February heralds a host of exciting new children’s books. Age 12 plus: Spook’s: Dark Assassin by Joseph Delaney The dark shadow of brooding Pendle Hill looms …
  • Pulse List: Top 10 dog movies for kids, family 19 Jan 2017 16:30 Pulse Movies are one of the most fun and cheapest ways to bond as a family. Watching movies is a great fun activity which the entire family can participate in e.g. you might have a movie night together on a particular night and then later on the whole family …
  • Build your kid's library with books written by celebrities 16 Jan 2017 10:08 News Observer Julianne Moore, Billy Crystal, Derek Jeter and Madonna have more than Hollywood in common. These celebrities have also made a mark in the literary world by writing children's books. Each story tells a unique tale filled with humor, life lessons, …
  • 17 dogs you can actually borrow and take for a walk in Wales right now 14 Jan 2017 09:46 ICWales It's been described as the Tinder for dog owners, and thousands of people in Wales and across the UK have taken to it. BorrowMyDoggy is a site that offers a mutually beneficial arrangement for owners who need minders for their dogs, and dog-less folk …
  • Book reviews: Drama, dinosaurs and smiling snowmen with Usborne 06 Dec 2016 19:37 Chorley Guardian Christmas comes only once a year… and Usborne Children’s Books always know how to make the season of sparkle extra special! Watch young eyes light up with a fantastic slot-together theatre, use stickers to bring dinosaurs to life, get touchy-feely with …
  • What Life Is Like When Your Pet Is a Social Media Star 14 Oct 2016 04:19 ABCNEWS Herman is a 1-year-old Maltese Yorkie. He loves running in the park, snacking on his favorite treat of boiled chicken, wearing hooded sweatshirts and getting his picture taken, of course. Herman is what you’d call a doggie influencer. Pictures of him …
  • New Music from The Okee Dokee Brothers | ClefNotes 08 Oct 2016 02:35 School Library Journal Animal Tracks. Performed by Laura Doherty. CD. 34 min. CDBaby. 2016. $14.99. K-Gr 3–Doherty’s lovely vocals perform 13 original songs in folk/pop, bluegrass, rock, Latin, and jazz musical styles. The backup musicians harmonize beautifully with her and …
  • Pets take a bow: Film festival, art show highlights dogs, cats and more. 29 Sep 2016 20:48 GJSentinel “Eddy Goes Touring” is about a puppy on a backcountry ski tour in Montana. The filmmaker is Wheelie Creative. “Project Unconditional” from filmmaker Kacey Klonsky shares people’s “personal stories of their beloved older dogs.” “Fred the Disc Golf Dog” …
  • Book reviews: Escape into autumn with the magic of reading 29 Sep 2016 13:15 Burnley Express The dark nights are here so fill them with an exciting selection of new children’s books to thrill, chill and cheer. Age 9 plus: Cogheart by Peter Bunzl What are the favourite ingredients of a children’s adventure story… a charismatic cast, thrilling …
  • Goat Yoga? One Woman's Hilarious Solution for Handling Stress and Modern Life 26 Sep 2016 08:55 Alternet Goat Yoga goats. Photo Credit: Jesse Andrew Clark As is her evening happy hour ritual, Lainey Morse sits on a lawn chair at golden hour in the middle of the field behind her farmhouse, sipping a glass of white wine, covered in goats. Her chair rests in …
  • Six museums around the country for animal-art aficionados 17 Sep 2016 04:54 The Sacramento Bee Art museums are a visual record of our history. When we visit them, we don’t simply see the artist’s vision, but also fashions, food, furnishings and, yes, animals from a given point in time. Many famous art museums feature portraits of people with their …
  • PET ART 14 Sep 2016 22:45 4-traders rtmuseums are a visual record ofourhis- tory. When we visit them, we don't simply see the artist's vision, but also fashions, food, furnishings and, yes, animals from a given point in time. Many famous art museums feature porl:raits of people with …
  • Choosy choosers choose... 02 Sep 2016 00:28 AltWeeklies.com Every year, Isthmus asks its readers to nominate their favorites and vote for them, from coffee shops to kids’ gear, from delis to doggy day care. Make no mistake, there is passion in the ranks. And while more than ever there are scores of options to pick …
  • Odds are a hawk won’t steal your pet, but you should still be cautious 28 Aug 2016 15:40 The Verge A hawk hunting for house pets in the kempt lawns of suburbia sounds like the making of an urban legend, but the tale has, in recent decades, become a staple of local news. In 2011 a hawk plucked two small dogs from their Boston neighborhood and dropped …
  • Super Summer Reader Club Week 8: preparing for the summer reader festival 21 Aug 2016 23:36 MyCentralJersey.com Woodbridge Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center is looking for homes for its animals. STAFF VIDEO BY SUSAN LOYER Wochit-Susan Loyer The cover of "The Ghost Chronicles," by Marlo Berliner. (Photo: ~Courtesy of Marlo Berliner) As August winds …
  • Wartime drama, a gunpowder plot and a trainee witch 18 Aug 2016 11:35 Clitheroe Today Reading isn’t boring this summer with an exciting collection of children’s books to suit every age and every taste. Age 10 plus: Rose in the Blitz by Rebecca Stevens London in the midst of the terrifying Blitz bombing raids must be an unimaginable place …
  • Ink & Pixel: 101 Dalmatians 04 Aug 2016 17:04 JoBlo's Movie Emporium Ink & Pixel is a source of pride and joy for me as a writer and as such, I'm always striving to take this column further for those who read and enjoy it. In an effort to widen the reach of our continuously growing fan-base, Ink & Pixel has …
  • Spring 2017 Children's Sneak Previews 19 Jul 2016 21:46 Publishers Weekly ABRAMS Abrams sews up spring with The Quilts of Gee’s Bend by Susan Goldman Rubin, a look at the close-knit group of African-American women of Gee’s Bend, Ala., famous for its quilting; Babar’s Guide to Paris by Laurent de Brunhoff, in which the …
  • Todd Solondz’s ‘Wiener-Dog’ puts humanity in a tragicomic cage 12 Jul 2016 22:54 The Providence Journal By Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times Posted Jul. 7, 2016 @ 9:00 pm LOS ANGELES — Nothing softens up a hard-hearted auteur quite like the presence of a beloved animal. The Coen brothers demonstrated this conclusively a few years ago with “Inside Llewyn Davis …
  • The Secret Life Of Pets 27 Jun 2016 09:25 DVD Times There are two types of animated films; those purely for kids and those that work on two levels (while upcoming films like Sausage Party are creating a third medium only seen on TV – the adult animated movie). The Shrek movies had plenty of jokes to keep …
  • Todd Solondz's 'Wiener-Dog' puts humanity in a tragicomic cage 23 Jun 2016 20:25 Los Angeles Times Nothing softens up a hard-hearted auteur quite like the presence of a beloved animal. The Coen brothers demonstrated this conclusively a few years ago with “Inside Llewyn Davis,” an exquisite ode to loserdom that was brightened, and at times upstaged, by …
  • Summer movie preview: Blasts from the past 28 Apr 2016 17:13 The Salt Lake Tribune There are, as always, movies with the number 2 in the title: "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising," "The Conjuring 2," "Now You See Me 2." And there are sequels with slightly more imaginative titles, like "Alice Through the …
  • 14 things to do Sunday: from Tartans to orchids to Sikh delights 17 Apr 2016 14:35 Ottawa Citizen Sunday, April 17 A Masdevallia Peppermint Rock orchid is seen on display at the Ottawa Orchid Society’s Annual Show and Plant Sale at the Nepean Sportsplex, in Ottawa, April 20, 2013. Chris Roussakis / Ottawa Citizen Ottawa Orchid Society’s 35th …
  • Sunday's not dull: 14 things to do today (really!) 17 Apr 2016 12:08 Ottawa Citizen Sunday, April 17 A Masdevallia Peppermint Rock orchid is seen on display at the Ottawa Orchid Society’s Annual Show and Plant Sale at the Nepean Sportsplex, in Ottawa, April 20, 2013. Chris Roussakis / Ottawa Citizen Ottawa Orchid Society’s 35th …
  • 11 things to do: Record Store Day, Kid expos and Summerfest market 16 Apr 2016 19:04 Ottawa Citizen Saturday, April 16 Brandon Miller shows off the vinyls he bought at Legends Record store during the Record Store Day last year. James Park / Ottawa Citizen It’s Record Store Day with special deals and releases much anticipated, including from the …
  • 11 things to do: Records, Orchids and Expos, oh my 16 Apr 2016 14:06 Ottawa Citizen Saturday, April 16 The now and ice are gone so it is time for some street hockey, at the annual Hintonburg tournament, on all day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. These are five-on-five games, with a co-ed showdown (14+ years) requiring two females on the rink at …
  • 11 things to do Saturday: Orchids to Record Store Day (plus child and women expos) 16 Apr 2016 11:42 Ottawa Citizen Saturday, April 16 A Masdevallia Peppermint Rock orchid is seen on display at the Ottawa Orchid Society’s Annual Show and Plant Sale at the Nepean Sportsplex, in Ottawa, April 20, 2013. Chris Roussakis / Ottawa Citizen Ottawa Orchid Society’s 35th …
  • 7 things to do Friday: from hoots to Hervana 15 Apr 2016 15:38 Ottawa Citizen Friday, April 15 For those of us without children, it is easy to ignore the PD Day, but we understand it causes great friction in households with school-aged kids. Today, the Kanata GymnoSphere is offering a full day of gymnastics, game and other …
  • Counting Down to SLJ’s Popular Picks: Part 2 29 Mar 2016 01:39 School Library Journal In advance of the print debut of SLJ’s Popular Picks in the April 2016 issue, SLJ editors have chosen must-have works for kids and teens that appeared in the February 2016 issue. Picture Books Cabrera, Jane. There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe. …
  • It's much easier to love a dog than a person 13 Mar 2016 06:45 Asiaone He took one look and said: "Oh, it's serious." My heart sank. I have three dogs and while I love them all, Nicky the chihuahua is the one whose photo I use on my smartphone case cover. He's a rescue dog I adopted five years ago. His …
  • Latest reads: Therapy dogs, cat men covered in new books 06 Mar 2016 06:53 The Ledger Published: Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 12:01 a.m. Last Modified: Friday, March 4, 2016 at 6:28 p.m. This month offers a variety of touching books about pets and animals, including a golden retriever that survived Hurricane Katrina to become a therapy dog and …
  • 6 new books explore therapy dogs, cat men 02 Mar 2016 13:57 Myrtle Beach Sun News This month offers a variety of touching books about pets and animals, including a golden retriever that survived Hurricane Katrina to become a therapy dog and a tender look at cats and the men who own them. "Encounters with Rikki: From Hurricane …
  • 6 new books explore therapy dogs, Cat men 22 Feb 2016 22:46 Chicago Tribune This month offers a variety of touching books about pets and animals, including a golden retriever that survived Hurricane Katrina to become a therapy dog and a tender look at cats and the men who own them. "Encounters with Rikki: From Hurricane …
  • Not a fan of Super Bowl? TV has other players 03 Feb 2016 21:29 DFW.com As hard as it might be to believe, some people don’t want to watch the Super Bowl. They have little enthusiasm for the big game — this year between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos at 5:30 p.m. Sunday on CBS — and even less interest in enduring …
  • Refreshing Reissues | A Roundup of Back-in-Print Titles and Special Anniversary Editions 02 Feb 2016 18:01 School Library Journal Is it time to replace well-worn copies of classics like Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry? Librarians will want to take a look at the gorgeous new cover illustrated by Kadir Nelson. Teen fans of E.R. Frank’s recent novel Dime  may want to dig into Life is …
  • When the cat’s away: Readsboro feline somehow winds up in Martha’s Vineyard 15 Jan 2016 11:45 The Times Argus When the cat’s away: Readsboro feline somehow winds up in Martha’s Vineyard Nelson Sigelman / Martha’s Vineyard Times Fran Hendricks of Readsboro is reunited with her cat, Boxer, who managed to travel about 235 miles to Martha’s Vineyard in …
  • Readsboro feline somehow winds up in Martha’s Vineyard 15 Jan 2016 10:01 Barre Montpelier Times Argus When the cat’s away: Readsboro feline somehow winds up in Martha’s Vineyard Nelson Sigelman / Martha’s Vineyard Times Fran Hendricks of Readsboro is reunited with her cat, Boxer, who managed to travel about 235 miles to Martha’s Vineyard in …
  • Books celebrate the dogs and cats that brighten our world 13 Jan 2016 19:12 Chicago Tribune There are dozens if not hundreds of dog photo books out there. Few are as evocative as "Old Faithful: Dogs of a Certain Age" (Harper Design) by professional photographer Pete Thorne. In his introduction, Thorne writes, "the dogs' lives …
  • Books celebrate joy of cats and dogs 03 Jan 2016 03:29 Abilene Reporter News Credit: Harper Design In his photo book "Old Faithful: Dogs of a Certain Age," photographer Pete Thorne captures the dignity, sweetness and beauty of 75 senior dogs. His portraits are more than photos; they go to the soul of these animals. …
  • Those we lost in 2015 27 Dec 2015 12:23 CBS News We remember the noted personalities who left us during the past year - people who helped shape our world, inspired us, and moved us with their creativity and humanity. By CBSNews.com senior producer David Morgan A son of Italian immigrants, Mario Cuomo ( …
  • Celebrating dogs, cats that brighten world 23 Dec 2015 13:36 Myrtle Beach Sun News There are dozens, if not hundreds, of dog photo books out there. Few are as evocative as "Old Faithful: Dogs of a Certain Age" (Harper Design) by professional photographer Pete Thorne. In his introduction, Thorne writes, "the dogs' …
  • Pet therapy and a magical time with granny 22 Dec 2015 20:06 Naplesnews "Love, Animals & Miracles" By Dr. Bernie S. Siegel with Cynthia J. Hurn, foreword by Allen M. Schoen, DVM c. 2015, New World Library $21.95/$30.50 Canada; 289 pages   Last night, as you walked in your house, you slammed the door. The …
  • Christmas 2015 TV film guide: Everything you need to know about the films you can watch during Christmas week 21 Dec 2015 16:29 Chester Chronicle The countdown to Christmas and having some time off work and school is on, and what better way to enjoy the build up to the big day than to get cosy on the couch and watch your favourite festive films. All of our favourite Christmas films are on TV and we …
  • Pets: Gift books entertain, inform 18 Dec 2015 05:11 Buffalo News Pet lovers enjoy reading about their pets, and these choices can make great holiday gifts. While some books are entertaining, others can be very helpful for pet owners. Here are some of the best: • “Simon’s Cat: Off to the Vet and Other Cat-astrophes” by …
  • Books celebrate the dogs and cats that brighten our world 11 Dec 2015 22:36 Chicago Tribune There are dozens if not hundreds of dog photo books out there. Few are as evocative as "Old Faithful: Dogs of a Certain Age" (Harper Design) by professional photographer Pete Thorne. In his introduction, Thorne writes, "the dogs' lives …
  • Kids put the season’s hottest toys to the test 11 Dec 2015 15:28 Macomb Daily Remember pet rocks? How about trolls? In the days when Santa Claus was still visiting J.L. Hudson’s in Detroit, parents were hunting for rocket shoes. That was the hot toy for Christmas but before the holidays were over children were kicking the …
  • Christmas 2015 TV film guide: Everything you need to know about the films you can watch during Christmas week 11 Dec 2015 09:59 Gazette Live The countdown to Christmas and having some time off work and school is on, and what better way to enjoy the build up to the big day than to get cosy on the couch and watch your favourite festive films. All of our favourite Christmas films are on TV and we …
  • On TV tonight: Suspects, Supervet and Peep Show 25 Nov 2015 15:18 Telegraph.co.uk The Supervet Channel 4, 8.00pm Surrey’s eccentric, pioneering pet vet Noel Fitzpatrick is back with another series set to tug at the heartstrings of the country’s animal lovers. Visitors to the surgery in this first episode are a lame Labrador cross whose …
  • These women all died in 2015: 'they are not just statistics' 25 Nov 2015 10:11 Radio Australia Updated November 25, 2015 16:08:50 These Australian women all died this year. What they have in common is their partners or ex-partners have been charged in relation to their deaths or have been named as the suspect in a murder-suicide. Here, the women…
  • On TV tonight: Capital - BBC One's new big drama 24 Nov 2015 07:20 Telegraph.co.uk MasterChef: The Professionals BBC Two, 8.00pm The contestants in the best of the cookery franchise may have flair, but occasionally we miss that frantic disorder of the amateurs. The pressure is on tonight, as half the pros must fillet and cook a sea …