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Now This Here's the Story about the Tshiuetin Line - Labrador's Railway: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 20

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Down the Tshiuetin Line is a mighty good road, Oh the Tshiuetin Line is that road to ride... Time for Yours Truly to move on down from Labrador to...

Lakes and Forests in West Labrador: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 20

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.17.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Sunday, Bloody Sunday in Wabush in far west Labrador. We decide to sleep in today after all those early morning wake-ups to not catch planes. It's 090...

Along the Trans-Labrador Highway: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 19

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

The flight back to Goose Bay is aboard a DHC-6 of Innu Mikun, the other airline serving Labrador's north coast, created by the Innu people of Nitassin...

At the End of the Line in Northern Labrador: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 18

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.10.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

There's a whole new meaning to Canada Dry up here in Nunatsiavut, Labrador's autonomous Inuit area. It's not the beverage company of that name and its...

Once More to the Friendly Skies of Labrador: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front -- Part 17

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.07.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

It's cold, the dark grey clouds are lowering ever lower, the water is even darker, the summer thunder of far northern climes is rumbling out a tattoo of titanic belches, we're way, way beyond the remotest back of beyond, and I'm saying wow, isn't this wild.

Getting the Labrador Show on the Road -- Back to Square One: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front, Part 16

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

We don't even have to go through security -- the first time that's happened to me -- for the 45-minute flight to Rigolet, then a further 25 minutes on to Makkovik, aboard a 19-seat clapped out old DHC-6 Twin Otter STOL (short take-off and landing).

An Unhappy Happening in Happy Valley: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 15

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

This time the idea is for a glorious boat trip north up the coast of Labrador in a 'luxury cabin' aboard the Northern Ranger ferry to the little villages of Nunatsiavut, the province's autonomous Inuit area, which means 'our beautiful land' in Inuit.

To Labrador We'll Go, Air Canada Permitting: Canadian Odyssey on the Looney Front - Part 14

Mike Arkus | Posted 09.18.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I'm not going to try to get to Labrador on mainland Canada's far North Atlantic coast by land and sea. That would involve getting a 13-hour bus journe...

What Puts Pit Bulls in Peril

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 09.27.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

This isn't just a rhetorical debate -- the lives of millions of animals are at stake. So it's important to identify what we know about this maligned and often misidentified breed, as well as what we don't know.

Remembering Dick Rockefeller

Henry Miller | Posted 08.17.2014 | New York
Henry Miller

Dick Rockefeller once slept on my couch. That's all you need to know to understand that Dr. Richard Rockefeller, an heir to the Rockefeller fortune, wasn't your typical son of great wealth.

Labrador Loves His Bucket More Than Anyone Has Ever Loved Anything

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.20.2014 | Comedy

Think of an object in your life that you love dearly. Got it? Perfect, now multiply that passion you have by a billion and you're probably still not e...

My Dog Sucks

Dana King | Posted 05.25.2014 | Comedy
Dana King

Yup, that's my Brew Brew. Always by my side, showing me nothing but love. I think all this big goof actually knows is to love. And you know what's probably the most annoying thing about him? How he makes me love him back.

This Puppy's Reaction Is... Well, You'll See

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 03.19.2014 | Comedy

Poor, naïve, little puppy. He clearly wasn't prepared to see this age-old idiom play out in real life. Wait for it... Wait for it... Via Daily...

Labrador With Skin Infection Slowly Recovers

The Pet Collective | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
The Pet Collective

Viola, a 5-year-old chocolate Labrador, was found wandering the streets when she was finally caught by animal control. She was taken to the Southeas...

Why I Have 'Un Problema' With Your Dog's Name

Ashley Underwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Ashley Underwood

What did that decision-making process look like? "Hmmm, well my dog is a FEMALE and I think she is so PRETTY so I'm going to name her either 'she' or 'beautiful' in another language and I will love it until the Apocalypse.

This Lazy Lab Understands How We Feel On Fridays

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.25.2013 | Good News

This Lab perfectly depicts how we feel every Friday -- too lazy to do anything. We understand what you're going through, buddy. ...

We the Country of Chocolate Labradors

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.18.2013 | Impact
Julie Kantor

Jeri represents to me the heart of American spirit. I believe in our resiliency we are all Chocolate Labradors at our core.

Retraining an Old Dog: Life Lessons in Kindness and Trust

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 09.24.2013 | Women
Kathleen Buckstaff

I walked with a friend of mine this morning. She had her new rescue dog with her. The dog was a black, female lab. My friend has had the dog for less ...

One Puppy vs. Lemon vs. Mirror vs. Yoga vs. The World

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.25.2013 | Green

Loki, the puppy, fights a lemon, faces himself in the mirror, gets the hiccups, learns new tricks and even does some yoga on the side. Is there anythi...

LOOK: Formerly Paralyzed Dog Takes His First Steps

Posted 07.25.2013 | Good News

When Hank missed the front seat jumping into his owner Molly's car, he had to spend a week at the vet's. Molly worried that he could be paralyzed for ...

Earle 6; Chipmunks 0

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 09.02.2013 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

My dog is a damn cat. I'm not prone to outbursts of such profanity, but I believe those kindly Lab rescue people duped me. To the naive eye, Earle looks like the most handsome specimen of black Labrador that ever trotted off Noah's Ark. But don't be fooled like I was last year.

Large Dog, Tiny Bucket, No Problem

Irina Dvalidze | Posted 06.25.2013 | Comedy

"It is 90 degrees outside. Don't judge me!" Via Petsami ...

House Republicans: What Happened? You Were Doing So Well

Rep. Luis Gutierrez | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Rep. Luis Gutierrez

When a Republican Member of Congress uses a term like "wetback," I generally write it off to the insensitivity of individuals of a certain age. But when almost every Republican votes to deport DREAMers and many other sensible Republicans propose the enforcement-only son-of-H.R 4437, I am genuinely offended.

The Unseen Bean: Roasting Coffee in the Dark

Dark Rye | Posted 05.25.2013 | Taste
Dark Rye

When you lose the use of one sense, the others become heightened. That's certainly true for Gerry Leary of Boulder, Colorado. Leary has been blind since birth, yet he operates a successful coffee roasting business and a café near Boulder's main pedestrian mall, Pearl Street.

To Be Loved Like a Dog

Sarah Hodgson | Posted 03.31.2013 | Women
Sarah Hodgson

As a dog trainer, I've spent the last quarter of a century training dogs and influencing their people. As a wife and mom with two young kids, I'm doing pretty much the same thing.