Tag Archives: travel

Ready for Carmaggedon!

Do not get in your cars this weekend. I repeat, do not get in your cars this weekend! Milo, that means you! Carmaggedon is coming, but I guess that just means more walks for Toki.  Or no traffic near the … 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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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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Guess what I did on my spring break . . .

Hi readers and friends!  I’m back from my wordpress break, and feeling digitally refreshed! Over Memorial Day weekend, we went back to the family homestead, and I tromped around the woods with Twiggy.  Then Josh and I took a bourbon-tasting … 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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