TB From Cats?

We’ve all heard of cat scratch fever, but cat Tuberculosis?  That’s a new one, but now a confirmed issue.  According to the New York Times, four people in England have contracted TB from their cats!  While officials in the United States are assuring people that there is “virtually nothing to fear,” the idea of getting…

April 3, 2014

Affordable Care Act Should Go to the Dogs

With all the talk out of Washington about physical fitness and new food labels, we want to go on record that we are extremely disappointed that this discussion has not included the health benefits of having a dog in your life. Ok, maybe not just the having a dog part but more specifically the health…

March 26, 2014

Mixing Cultures and Dogs & Cats

Many of you already know that our home is a mix of two cultures: Irish Catholic and Eastern European Jew. This month two of our favorite holidays combined into one glorious weekend: Saint Patrick’s and Purim. It’s a wonderful thing when different things can be joined together in fun – and in this case copious…

March 18, 2014

Amtrak Beats MUNI

I am well aware that San Francisco is a “transit first” City. I’m lectured all the time that I should drive less and use MUNI (our local mass transit agency) more. The fact that I have 4 kids to get from event to event on the weekend brings a bit of sympathy from the ban cars…

March 12, 2014