Apr 21, 2016
Eileen Mitchell wrote about pets and people for the San Francisco Chronicle for many years with A Dog's Life column and then the Pet Tales column, which ended in February 2015. She has her own blog, "I didn't see the asterisk." In today's interview, she shares her own story, and some wonderful animal stories, including a reading of one of her columns about her first greyhound, Elvis.
Eileen's blog, "I didn't see the asterisk"
Golden State Greyhound Adoption
While most people thought Eileen named Elvis after Elvis Presley, she actually named him after Elvis Costello.
Earl Hamner was best known as the creator of television dramas, "The Waltons," and later, "Falcon Crest." In an earlier part of his career he wrote eight episodes for the Twilight Zone. He died on March 24, 2016.
The first episode Earl Hamner's wrote for The Twilight Zone was, "The Hunt." This article recalls Earl's work.
The Twilight Zone, "The Hunt"
Jon Katz wrote A Good Dog. His blog is called Bedlam Farm.
All of Pawprint's music is composed by Luke Gartner-Brereton. Luke is a musician based in Australia, and he composes a wide variety of songs and musical loops http://vanillagroovestudios.com
If you want to learn more about Nancy and Harold, go to our About Us page at thisispawprint.com/about or listen to our introductory podcast episode, "Fifty Puppies and a Podcast." http://thisispawprint.com/000
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