Tag Archives: Sierra

Escape to the Druid Stones

In anticipation of our upcoming move, Josh, Toki and I have been hitting up all of our favorite spots in and outside of Los Angeles.  No greatest hits tour would be complete without a visit to the Sierras.  It’s our … Continue reading

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That competitive spirit

Ladies and gentlemen, dogs and cats . . . get your keyboards and cameras ready.  It’s contest time! Okay, I’m not talking about a contest on The Daily Toki (although I have a feeling something interesting is in the works). … Continue reading

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Calling all Mountain Dogs: Rock/Creek “Dog Days of Summer” Contest

Toki always struck me as more of an “extreme adventure type” rather than a typical urban pooch.  She prefers getting her paws dirty, and is always up for some good old-fashioned rock scrambling.  So it was with much excitement that … Continue reading

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I thought I was in Switzerland

We met a couple of buddies on the trail in the Cottonwood Lakes basin, including this white cutie and this Bernese Mountain Dog, both from Torrance, California. Bernese Mountain Dogs are one of my favorite breeds – so it was … Continue reading

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Horseshoe Meadow: bringing your dog into the back country

It can be difficult to find a place that allows your pup to enjoy the wilderness along with you.  Typically, National Parks exclude dogs from hiking on trails, and a lot of the California state parks do likewise.  Luckily, out … Continue reading

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In my dreams

I’m pretty sure this is what Toki was dreaming about last night. . . . Over the Fourth of July weekend, we went hiking in the Sierras, near Lone Pine, California.  I’ll post more pictures and details tomorrow. I hope … Continue reading

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Mule Days of Bishop

A departure from all things dog: this weekend, if you’re in the Southern California area, consider checking out one of my favorite yearly traditions — the annual Bishop Mule Days, in Bishop, California!  The big parade at 10 AM on … Continue reading

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