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When I’m Not Walking, I’m Reading

I’m on the road this week, so I thought it might be a good time to share some of my favorite recent reads from around the web.

Do you care? I don’t know!

I figured I’d just share and you can ignore this post if it makes you grumpy. On the flip side, if you like this sort of thing, will you let me know? I’ll keep sharing what I bookmark, but only if makes you guys happy campers. Life is too short to share links no one wants to open, right?

Boogie and one of our cats, Gizmo,

Boogie and one of our cats, Gizmo. Boogie says, “I don’t care. I love it!” about this post.


For the Dogs:

Brindle is beautiful (and so are the other markings). Cartoons make everything more fun.

Fart jokes are funny. Fart science is interesting.

These photos are stunning and a little heartbreaking, plus the interview is fascinating (especially if you enjoy documentary photography).


For the Humans:

Pathological altruism. If you work in animal welfare, this is a must-read. Many of us will recognize someone we know. Maybe even ourselves, at some point? I know I did.

Humans can really stink sometimes. But more often than not, they totally rule. Humans of New York will help restore your faith.

I like easy. Sometimes we think we need to make things hard or they don’t count. Not true. Don’t resist easy.

Someone needs to buy me this t-shirt.


For the Laughs:

A sweet sounding gal gets drunk and tries to tell a joke to her husband.



And Offline:  I’m listening to Absurdistan by Gary Shteyngart in my car and reading Wild by Cheryl Strayed (the brilliant mind behind Dear Sugar from The Rumpus).

What’s on your nightstand?

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12 Comments
  1. sncspartan #

    I love suggestions of things people have read and enjoyed!

    June 18, 2013
    • Me too! I figured I’d give it shot, since I look forward to these sort of posts from other bloggers. Thanks for the feedback : )

      June 18, 2013
  2. Thank you your kind words and for sharing my article about photographer Chris Gibbs and his project with Allen Lau. I appreciate you sharing it with your readers.

    June 18, 2013
    • I’m a huge fan of your blog Moira. It makes being a dog walker with a degree in Art History seem like a logical combination!

      June 18, 2013
  3. love the link to genetics website. Keep em coming. Thanks!

    June 18, 2013
    • Glad you liked it! I thought that site was so interesting (and adorable at the same time – not an easy combo to pull off).

      June 18, 2013
  4. A post with links here and there when you feel like it shouldn’t hurt… I checked them out and they were interesting to me : )

    June 18, 2013
  5. Loved your links. Spent over an hour on HONY, how have I not seen this site before?! :o)

    June 18, 2013
  6. Katie #

    LOVE the photo of Boogie. His colouring is absolutely striking. Brilliant.

    June 20, 2013

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