Dreaming of a Green Christmas

Guys, I just love the holidays. My people are home more, and we go visit their families, and there's a lot of food around--and somehow a lot of it ends up within basset range. It's pretty much the best. There's also a lot of stuff around during the holidays. My people come home with bags…Read more Dreaming of a Green Christmas

Happy Food Day!

Guys, you may not know this about me, but I love food. Like, a lot. I love hearing it fall into my food bowl in the morning, I love seeing it waiting for me it the same place in the kitchen every day, I love smelling it--even when I'm too lazy to get off the…Read more Happy Food Day!

The Dog-Eared Page: Hurricane Edition

I do a lot of reading. I'm pretty much a self-taught basset, so I like to keep up on the latest sustainability news. So every week or so I'd like to offer you a collection of stories I've been reading about sustainability, resilience, conservation--you know, wherever my nose leads me. This week my friends on…Read more The Dog-Eared Page: Hurricane Edition

Get Wild for Wildlife!

This doggie can get pretty wild, let me tell you. And when the partying gets too ruff (get it?) there are great vets and emergency vets around to get my tail wagging again. But when my ACTUAL wild cousins--those undomesticated critters who still roam the forests for food and never trained a human to do…Read more Get Wild for Wildlife!

Jump on the Local-motive!

As a dog, I don't have a whole lot of food options--it's dry, brown meat-flavored bits day in and day out (with the occasional apple slice or piece of dropped chicken thrown in there). But you humans, your choices are basically endless. Especially you humans living in Asheville. There are about 1,000 reasons to choose…Read more Jump on the Local-motive!


We're settling in to watch the first presidential debate. Comfy couch--check. American flag--check. Beer to make it all more tolerable--check! Maybe you're not into all the barking that goes on in a debate, but there are plenty of ways to make sure you're an informed citizen. And one of the most important things you can…Read more America!