“I’m not down on John Wall,” Falk said, before being further down on John Wall. “I just think people want him to be something he’s never going to be. He’s a big tease. The dog days of summer seem like a perfect time to focus on some books with canine characters that have been in my to be reviewed pile for several months now:A wonderful little book, brilliantly illustrated by New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss, this tells the story of a little terrier who is a boon companion to middle aged George, but sometimes feels a bit lonely herself.When her owner takes her to a dog park, however, she is overwhelmed and frightened by all the other animals, even the friendly ones: Maurice the St. Bernard is huge and drools; Fifi is small, excitable and yappy.Rosie tries to stay away from both of them at first, but when Maurice picks Fifi up in his mouth and playfully shakes the tiny dog, it is Rosie who comes to Fifi rescue. Eventually, the three learn to play together and the dog park becomes Rosie favourite destination.Humorously written by and illustrated in comic book panel style by Bliss, this book is perfect for dog lovers of all ages, but especially those four to eight years old.Houndsley and Catina: Through the SeasonsJames HoweHoundsley and Catina exemplify two characters who appear to have resolved any difficulties and found a way to coexist happily despite the obvious differences posed by one being a dog and the other a cat.This paperback volume brings four Houndsley and Catina books for early readers together under one cover, all written by James Howe and lavishly illustrated by Montreal Marie Louise Gay.

If one night you have a series of dreams that keep bugging you, preventing you from having a restful sleep, use the TV analogy again. This time, see yourself flicking through TV channels. Leave the irritating dreams channel behind and choose one you prefer.

On Christmas Day in 1950, Mel married his lovely wife, Edith Celley, going on to have 62 years together. Edith and Mel raised four children: Mandy, who married Gordon, had two sons and lives in England; Barbara, who lives in Waldorf, Maryland; Harry, Jr. (Skip) who married Lucia who have a daughter and live in California; and Martha, who married Dave and raised four girls in Northern Virginia.

The etiology of postpartum depression is unclear. It is thought to be from sudden hormonal changes in the body after childbirth and some women are more sensitive to this. Several other factors play a role though. Jackie Reses, who was previously Chief Development Officer. Reses was in the role for a little over three years. She was responsible for business partnerships, merger and acquisitions, and heading up the company’s HR departments.