The Cutest Dog in the World FAQ

lynnbraz Life with the cutest dog in the world—JuJu—comes with drawbacks. The cutest dog in the world tends to attract a lot of attention. Out on walks, everyone wants to greet him, pet him, ask questions about him ....more

My Twitter Crush

lynnbraz A new follower on Twitter intrigues me. I’m a discerning Twitter follower. Just because you...more

If Gemma Teller Were on Instagram

lynnbraz “You never heart my posts on Instagram,” a dear friends complains. “I heart you in person,” I counter, perplexed. “I heart the hell out of you.” I think of the many ways I heart her, ways that are thoughtful, meaningful, filled with love and admiration ....more

Happy Thanksgiving

lynnbraz When a friend and I trekked in the Indian Himalayas a few years ago, the two words we most frequently uttered were thank you. Thank you, porters, for pitching our tent. Thank you for cooking breakfast, lunch, and dinner ....more

Singapore’s Changi Airport

lynnbraz Singapore’s Changi Airport is not just another airport. It is a destination onto itself. It’s Oz, the Emerald City, minus the wizard and witch ....more

Farewell Flying Trapeze Catcher

Evan, not looking as thrilled with me as I am with him. Last May, I stood aloft on the trapeze platform at Circus Warehouse...more

Thanksgiving: Feeling Grateful

November has always been the toughest month of the year for me. In the Northeast, where I grew up and now live, November heralds cold weather, shrinking daylight, bare trees. When I lived in San Francisco, November rang in the rainy season, it meant walking dogs during downpours, befriending mud ....more

Pakistan: It’s Complicated

“It’s not even a country, you know, it’s a fucking acronym.” — Homeland’s fictional CIA Director Andrew Lockhart referring to Pakistan. Showtime’s soapy series...more

Ode to Gus

Gus, the smoothest collie ever A tarot card reader told me Gus considered himself a singer. He wasn’t barking at me when I came home, he was serenading me. Despite his abandonment issues, he wasn’t yelping...more

Tales of Love in India and New York