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Travel Toronto: Winter One of a Kind 2018 – Digging for Dog Stuff

Art, pottery, glass, woodworking, textiles… the traditional mediums and more are staples of One of a Kind, a twice a year artisan show and sale that gets me excited for all things textural, tactile and most important: handmade. Designed. Created. Crafted.  There’s still a thrill to meeting the maker of beautiful things, and even better […]

Travel Brant, ON: Pawing around at the Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

What’s the best part of an outdoor Christmas light show? You can take your dog, of course. There’s not much my crazy terrier Victor loves more than exploring (read: sniffing) new locations and corners. And if there are bright lights to amuse and distract me, all the better. So holiday light show stop number two […]

Travel Guelph, Ontario: Appreciating Art the Dog Way at the old/new sculpture park

It was a great idea to take my schnoodle Victor to the outdoor art park … until it wasn’t. (My apologies to artist John Greer – apparently his three large stone ‘Grains of Wheat’ to a dog looks like, well three large rocks.) We’re hanging out at the Guelph Art Gallery (formerly the McDonald Stewart […]

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Travel Hamilton, Ontario: Victor Does Supercrawl

Victor is an arty dog … well, not really but he does love crowds, energy and activity, and I like arty stuff. So this past weekend we headed to downtown Hamilton for James Street Supercrawl. If you live near Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (and even Toronto), you’ve likely heard enough about Supercrawl. If you don’t, you’re […]

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San Antonio, Texas: Ancient Chinese Dog Sculpture

The dog/human bond transcends centuries. How do we know? Art. Dogs have been our friends, family and working companions for centuries, if not longer. You can find evidence of dogs as our family, friends and working companions in almost every museum in your travels. Here’s something I discovered in the San Antonio Museum of Art […]