Wild Things redux  

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Left: Maurice Sendak near his home in Ridgefield, CT, with his dog, Herman. Photographed (2005) by Mariana Cook. [The New Yorker (May 21, 2012) p. 58-59]

Right: Denis Haack near his home in Rochester, MN, with Anita’s angora rabbit, Honeysuckle. Photographed (2013) by Anita Gorder.

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Denis, I can't tell you how much I love this photo of you and the legomorph. Ok, lots and lots and lots.

June 7, 2013 at 9:28 PM

In case you are confused, Denis: rabbits do not = German shepherd. Just sayin'.

June 7, 2013 at 9:52 PM

Thanks for serving as animal wrangler and photographer on our little foray in the woods. It was fun.

June 8, 2013 at 8:22 AM

It is true, as you point out, that:
rabbits ≠ to German shepherds

The correct relationship is:
rabbits > German shepherds. All dogs, actually.

Just so you know.

June 8, 2013 at 8:23 AM

Love this.

June 9, 2013 at 6:16 AM

Thanks, Sandy.
You might recognize the woods--just behind the L'Abri House.
It was fun to do.

June 9, 2013 at 8:41 AM

Can't. Stop. Laughing.

June 21, 2013 at 10:50 AM

Glad to be of service.

June 21, 2013 at 10:56 AM

Hilarious! Two men and their blessed beasts living out their callings! Next time I am in Ridgefield CT for a nasty Dr. appt, I will have to see where the wild things were created! FYI while I was stalking Wikipedia for Sendak I found out that Richard Scarry lived and worked in Ridgefield too! Perhaps this is a sign that you will be called to write and illustrate a children's book soon!

July 7, 2013 at 8:46 PM

Didn't know about Scarry, but the more the merrier I suppose. Will remember this if I find myself starting on a children's book--which I've never even dreamed of doing!

July 8, 2013 at 9:43 AM

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