Author Archives: Brian Alan Burhoe

About Brian Alan Burhoe

A Graduate of the Holland College Culinary Course, Brian Alan Burhoe has cooked in Atlantic Coast restaurants and institutional kitchens for over 30 years. He is a member of the Canadian Culinary Federation. Brian's articles reflect his interests in food service, Canadian history, imaginative literature, wildlife writing, animal rights, wilderness preservation and our best friends -- our dogs. See his CIVILIZED BEARS!

Justin Trudeau Visits and Champions Rooftop Greenhouse

  Justin Trudeau Visits and Champions Rooftop Greenhouse     “Lufa Farms’ successful example of commercial-scale urban agriculture prompts visit by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau”   An avid outdoorsman, Justin Trudeau has always spoken of his love of Nature, … Continue reading






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WHAT HO Best of Wodehouse, Jeeves, Blandings & Uncle Fred

  WHAT HO!  Celebrating The Very Best of P G Wodehouse & My New Friends on Goodreads   One Hundred Years Ago: In 1917, Methuen & Co of London published THE MAN WITH TWO LEFT FEET, a collection of short … Continue reading






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Stephen King’s THE DEAD ZONE Audiobook Narrated by James Franco

  James Franco Narrates Stephen King’s THE DEAD ZONE — Available For The First Time As An Audiobook     Books.  Audiobooks.  Ebooks. Still love real books made of real paper. Over the years I’ve tried the new alternatives.  At … Continue reading






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Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: New Wimpy Kid Book by Jeff Kinney

  The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: The Next Chapter — Jeff Kinney’s Wild Trip Through Making the Film “Written and illustrated with original cartoons by Jeff Kinney with exclusive set photos from the upcoming 20th Century Fox film.”   I’ve … Continue reading






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Military War Dogs: Celebrating National K9 Veterans Day

  National K9 Veterans Day Honours America’s Military Dogs     American Humane Celebrating the Holiday by Opening Nominations for Annual American Humane Lois Pope LIFE K-9 Medal of Courage Awards   “Freedom is never more than one generation away … Continue reading






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HEROIC DOGS: First Paw Of Courage Awards for Working Canines

  The American Kennel Club Announces First Set Of 2017 AKC Paw Of Courage Awards     We love our heroic dogs. As a young Boomer, I never missed Lassie and Rin-Tin-Tin — always to our rescue. And real life … Continue reading






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Listen To The Young Voices on World Wildlife Day

  It’s World Wildlife Day and the IFAW Urges Us To “Listen to the Young Voices!”     This is true: those of us who love animals and care for them have been doing so since childhood. It does seem … Continue reading






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Capturing Russian Beluga Whales – Born To Be Free

“BORN TO BE FREE: Shocking New Film Reveals Reality of Cruel Trade in Russian Beluga Whales!”     Have you ever looked a wild whale in the eye? Come to Nova Scotia. Where the most awe-filling wildlife adventure is Whale … Continue reading






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National Wildlife Refuge Rescues Lions, Tigers & Bears from Zoo

Colorado Sanctuary — Nation’s Oldest Wildlife Refuge — Rescues Lions, Tigers & Bears from Abandoned Argentinian Zoo     “Don’t fence me in!” Sad, isn’t it?  You’re a grown-up bear, lovin’ the scents of open grass on the free breezes … Continue reading






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PAN by Knut Hamsun – Under a Strange Sky

  From the Author of GROWTH OF THE SOIL…     PAN, A Northern Novel by Knut Hamsun   “I have gone to the forest.”  The Northland is a world unto itself.  And I grew up in the Northwoods of … Continue reading






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