Following Atticus: Forty-Eight High Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship by Tom Ryan is published by William Morrow. It tells the story of my adventures with Atticus M. Finch, a little dog of some distinction. You can also find our column in the NorthCountry News.

Friday, January 11, 2008

South Kinsman Was Hiked In Memory Of Regal & Also Dedicated To Regal's Best Friend, Mason

Here's the dedication of South Kinsman as given by Katrin Andberg: "I would like to dedicate South Kinsman in honor of 2 very special boys. The 1st is Regal, my very 1st Flat-coated Retriever, who is one of my best friends and was physically my nearly constant companion for over 8 years. He passed away suddenly of cancer in February 07. And the 2nd is Mason, a German Shepherd Dog, who was Regal’s best dog friend belonging to our friend, but who I don’t get to see as often as I would like anymore. Both are two truly exceptional creatures and friends. Always ready for an adventure, and always going though life with a positive outlook, ready to meet a new day. I am lucky to have them be a part of my life."