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Precious cargo

I decided that he had to come with me this week, but before he would agree to the 60-minute flight to Denver he made me promise that they have cheese in Colorado. I told him I hear they have belly rubs, too!

Third and final leg

This week marks the final dates of my book tour spent on the road, and I couldn’t be more excited to meet my readers in Denver and Austin: DENVER, CO Monday, April 6 7:30 PM MST TATTERED COVER 9315 Dorchester Street Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 AUSTIN, TX Wednesday, April 8 7:00 PM CST BOOKPEOPLE 603 [...]

Surely she can get the whole thing in her mouth

This is pretty much an accurate reenactment of how Jon and I treat each other on a normal work day.


This is Gloria, the complimentary goldfish waiting for me in my hotel room in Seattle. I had no idea that hotels were doing this, and maybe it’s just a custom local to Seattle, but I wanted to call down to the front desk and let them know that I wasn’t sure if I was ready [...]

Foreign policy

I was just reading a news story on a celebrity gossip website about Angelina Jolie’s rumored plans to adopt her next baby from India, and when I glanced down at the comments I was expecting to see the usual griping about how her family resembles a traveling circus or SHILOH IS SO CUTE! or YUCK [...]

Wile E. Coyote

When I was downloading the photos that Jon had taken of the dogs outside in the backyard there was this series of about 50 shots where Coco runs between him and Chuck, back and forth, as crazy as if her veins were pulsing with lighter fluid. And Chuck just stood there like this the whole [...]

April 2009