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If only animals could talk, what tales would Willow tell? From The New York Times: A calico cat named Willow, who disappeared from a home near the Rocky Mountains five years ago, was found on Wednesday on a Manhattan street … Continue reading

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A Bike for Every Dog

While Toki was hanging with her L.A. pals last weekend, Josh and I visited the bike-friendly city of Portland, Oregon for a friend’s wedding.  Compared to Venice Beach, the city was sparkling clean.  Perhaps it’s all that rain?  Just as … Continue reading

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You’re a Winner!

Congratulations to Cari K for winning the book giveaway for Follow my Lead by Carol Quinn!!  (Please contact me to arrange shipment of your new book!) Thanks to everyone who entered by posting comments on the blog and our Facebook page. … Continue reading

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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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