Chris Larson has been my friend for over twenty years, and while I do not see him often, it is always interesting to hear what he is doing. Chris has a special excitement about life. In preparing this article, and reflecting on my friendship with Chris, I realized that I have never known him to … Continue reading Sidecar Sidekick
Tag: Loyal Dogs
The Family That Plays Together…
St. Guinefort the Heretic
Guinefort was a French greyhound who lived in the 12th century. By the 13th century, The Inquisitor Etienne de Bourbon discovered a sort of cult that had grown up around the dog's legend. Inquisitor Etienne died in 1268. This is from a modern translation of Anecdotes historiques…d'Étienne de Bourbon: “…I made inquiries and at last heard that … Continue reading St. Guinefort the Heretic
Notable Dog: Waghya
Waghya, a mixed-breed sight hound, loyal companion of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, is the most famous dog in India. Showing remarkable, but suicidal, loyalty, Waghya threw himself upon the Maharaj's burning funeral pyre. 1680.