Author Archive for John Woestendiek

John Woestendiek is a Pulitzer prize winning journalist, author of "Dog, Inc.," and produces the websites ohmidog! (www.ohmidog.com) and Travels with Ace (www.travelswithace.com)

Roadside Encounters: Elsie

Name: Elsie Age: Almost 6 months Breed: German shepherd/beagle mix Encountered: At Reynolda Village, in Winston-Salem, N.C. Backstory: Adopted two months ago by a young couple, Elsie bumped into Ace, quite literally, as we rounded a corner in a collection…

Happy Mother’s Day

I printed out and framed this photo of Ace amid the buttercups — taken at Reynolda Gardens in Winston-Salem — to give to my mother today. I see no reason you shouldn’t get it, too. Happy Mother’s Day, to moms– and…

I can’t drive 2.5

It’s one of the things you do when you’re in Winston-Salem. You see the giant coffee pot. You eat some Krispy Kreme Donuts. You take a picture of the big downtown building that looks like a penis. And you stroll…