Suzanne Clothier’s Blog

February 22, 2014

Remembering Rudy

Rudy de Meester, Nov 7, 1953 – Oct 28, 2012   Some people are electric in their presence, their eyes lit by a life fire that […]
February 22, 2014

Remembering Charlotte

I’m telling you – you haven’t lived until you’ve stretched out in fresh sweet hay next to a friendly pig and wrapped yourself around her warm, […]
February 21, 2015

Hawks Hunt’s Laughing Waters – “Bee”

On Monday, Dec. 14, our dear old girl Bee headed out for her evening walk with John, feeling happy & good, her daughter, son and granddaughter […]
February 22, 2015

Rachel Alexandra Runs Like A Girl!

I spent September 5th at the grand old Saratoga racetrack. Though I watched almost every race on the card that, I had gone with one sole […]
February 22, 2015

Privacy & Expectations

JD Salinger died today. The author of The Catcher in the Rye, he was once acclaimed as an “important writer.” All sorts of fame and fortune […]
February 22, 2015

Neil Gaiman & The Power of A Dog

Neil Gaiman is a brilliant writer whose work has moved me in many ways for many years. In this piece posted Jan 12, Gaiman writes about […]
February 21, 2016

Ebert & Stewart on Dogs

On a fine snowy day, looking at one of my dogs who nearly died on Feb 8, contemplating the joys and heartbreaks of dogs, it seems […]
February 21, 2016

A Crowd at the Gate: Dr. Sharon Willoughby-Blake DVM

On Nov. 10, an immeasurably large crowd gathered at the gates of Heaven to meet someone special. There were dogs, horses, cats, goats, birds, snakes, lizards, […]
February 21, 2016

12 Pups & Tears for A Good Dog

When the phone rang that morning a while back, twelve puppies lay sleeping in contented piles at my feet. Snuggled against their littermates, amidst the colorful […]