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Laurie Duperier's 2018 Camino diary: Day 1 →

Published on August 16, 2018

And so it begins. My umpteenth walk on the Camino de Santiago in Spain. I am mentally ready but physically not where I need to be to effortlessly walk 10 miles a day. But prep time is up! Off I go!

Searching for gratitude this Thanksgiving →

Published on November 22, 2017

I know that by any objective standard, I am lucky. I have so much to be grateful for. I am not getting bombed every day for no reason and trying to avoid cholera like people in Yemen. I am not starving and living under the threat of death for expressing a thought like people in North Korea. I have enough food to eat and can pay my bills, which is more than a good percentage of my fellow Americans can say.

Meet handsome Dino Duperier →

Published on August 1, 2017

Meet handsome Dino Duperier. We adopted him almost two years ago when he was eight years old. We had been without a dog for several years after Gunny and Bacchus died. By chance, I saw his picture on a rescue web site, went to meet him at his foster Mom’s house, and he stole my heart. We weren’t really looking for a dog – our hearts were still pretty broken – but he seemed perfect for us and he was a dog who needed to be loved and valued, and the truth is we needed to be loved and valued, too.

When truth is stranger than fiction →

Published on July 3, 2017

If you have read The Endless Path, then you know that I did not enter into a relationship with my dog Gunny with any expectation that it would change my idea about what is or isn’t possible in the Universe. I just wanted a dog to love.

Happy 20th birthday to Gunny the dog →

Published on July 3, 2017

Ganimedes (“Gunny”) Duperier entered this world as a dog 20 years ago today. I did not meet Gunny the Dog until August 31, 2007, but as it turns out, I had known the soul inside of him forever.

Ghost story →

Published on June 21, 2017

I posted this sign on my back door many years ago. Why? Because we had what we diplomatically called a “spirit problem” at my house. I was not the one to figure this out, my dog Gunny was.

About the Book Cover →

Published on September 14, 2015

Everyone wants to know the story behind the amazing photo of Gunny that appears on the book cover. With good reason. It is an extraordinary photo!

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