Friday, April 21, 2006

Dispatch From Palo Alto, California: First Yellow Rose of the Season

Pabu Mayo, my pug Picadou's big amigo, is the Tibetan spaniel to whom my sister, Alice, belongs. Being a typical Tibetan spaniel, Pabu is shy. Here he hides from the first yellow rose of the season. (For more pix of Pabu, click here.) My sister Alice, by the way, has some curious theories about the Mackintosh clan, and that we may be distant kin to Graham Mackintosh, the intrepid Baja California adventurer and author. (We are big fans of his books, most especially Nearer My Dog to Thee: A Summer in Baja's Sky Island.) Alice assures me that she will be sending some dispatches on this subject in the coming days. Pabu may be advising her. But he's not saying.