Monthly Archives: June 2011

Where are all the grownups?

Toki licked my elbow twice (instead of her usual once) this morning.  I think it was code for, “you overslept”. Yesterday, on our walk, Toki and I met the most adorable Jindo-mix puppy.  He was a little bit of a … Continue reading

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P.S. The 2011 Petties Nominations!

I just noticed that the 2011 Petties nominations will close tomorrow!  The Petties are a little bit like the Academy Awards of Pet Blogs . . . Toki’s a little shy about this, but well, um, she was hoping you might … Continue reading

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Let them eat Foie Gras

When I’ve gone on a trip, I always like to bring back a few presents.  It was in midtown Manhattan, at Rockefeller Center, that I found Miss Toki’s special gift. I had wandered into Bouchon Bakery, an outpost of Chef … Continue reading

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You never know what’s around the corner

New York has the element of surprise on its side.  Just when you’re starting to feel like the city is too expensive, too crowded, too much . . . you experience one of those delightful and sometimes absurd New York … Continue reading

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Courage, Please

When you attend a professional conference and you don’t know anyone, it can take some effort to put on a friendly face and talk to complete strangers. But as I found out yesterday, that’s nothing compared with stopping the perpetually-in-motion … Continue reading

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Day 1: The Daily Toki takes New York!

Toki is chilling in Venice Beach with her dad while I’m here for a conference in New York City. The weather is perfect, and the conference is right near Washington Square Park. I’ve been enjoying the great food (and amazing … Continue reading

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Street Life

I’m going to be away from home for almost a week and a half.  First, I’m attending Josh’s college reunion at Dartmouth, in New Hampshire, and then I’ll be traveling to New York for a work project. I’m not too … Continue reading

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She’s a big girl now

Last week, we took Toki for her annual checkup and vaccinations, and it brought to mind the last time we ventured into the vet’s office. This photo is from a post almost one year ago, during Toki’s last round of … Continue reading

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Truly Wordless Wednesday

(She didn’t feel like saying anything . . . ) ——— This post is part of the BlogPaws Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop.  Click here for a full list of participating bloggers.

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De-stressing with Peanut Butter

One of my favorite ways to de-stress is to bake or cook while watching a favorite TV show (preferably something in the mindless reality-show genre).  So tonight was a perfect opportunity for me to try Yuki the Dog Blog’s Peanut … Continue reading

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