“When native Californian writer Jane Vandenburgh moved with her family from the Bay Area to Washington, D.C. back in the 1990s, the sense of culture shock was greater than she imagined it would be.
“I was really at sea when we moved to Washington,” she said. “I didn’t really get it.”
Her family, concerned about her writerly wariness, found a simple solution: They bought her a dog.”
For the full article, click here: santacruzsentinel.com