With all the heat we’ve been experiencing, heavy meals are the last thing on anyone’s mind. I find myself abandoning the stove in favor of super-quick throw ‘em together meals—or rather snacks. Some of my go-to’s have been a tuna sandwich with just tuna, butter and lettuce, and maybe a cucum…

Yesterday I was looking through some old columns when I came across one entitled, “Another Year with Hazel.”

Hello, there. My name is Hoss. I am a young guy, as I am only about a year old. I am being neutered this week, so I won’t be running around looking for a mate. I walk very nicely on a leash and really want to please people. I am a Spaniel/Lab mix and I would really like a loving family that …

As I write this, it’s the second day of summer and I’m in the mood for a picnic. For me, and probably most of us, no picnic is complete without macaroni salad. My favorite version is the tuna mac salad I’ve always made. Recently, however, I had an idea for a macaroni salad with a French/Medi…

The other day, I was reminiscing with a friend about Barbie dolls.

Hello there! Would you like to take me home? My name is Paige. Don’t I have a cute name? I think it fits me perfectly. But, I wouldn’t mind if you decided to give me a different name as all I want is a nice home and someone to love me. I am a young gal, up-to-date on my vaccinations, house-t…

Hi. My name is Elmer. I am a young guy as I am only 11 months old. And, yes, I have been neutered, so I won’t be running around looking for a mate. While life here at the shelter is better than what I experienced on my own, I really would like a family of my own so I could cuddle up and be l…

In a few days, summer makes its official appearance. So what could be a more appropriate recipe for this week’s column than summer pizza?

Summer is just around the corner, and for me, that means hot dogs.