Category Archives: Fort Funston

Splish-Splashing Away!

Beau has discovered that he likes the water after all.  On a recent Saturday trip to Fort Funston, Beau surprised us by running towards the on-rushing waves. It used to be that he would not even deign to get his … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Family Hike

This weekend, when we did our family hike, we talked about you and your two cousins, among other matters. We recalled your years of growing up closely together, and where each of you are now. I like to view them … Continue reading

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A Picture of Joy

This post is in response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy!  Watching Beau running around so happy is just a pleasure! Related: Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy (forestwoodfolkart.wordpress.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy (katjusablog.com) Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy of Dogs … Continue reading

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Focal Point

This week’s photo challenge by The Daily Post is titled “One.”  Every good photograph needs a focal point. It’s the thing that draws the viewer’s eye and tells the story. Related articles Weekly Photo Challenge: One (nwframeofmind.com) Weekly Photo Challenge … Continue reading

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Haiku Catchoo I & 2

Stroll along the beach, To eye, to sniff another, Tails up! Wag! New friends! I walk along side Of you, to shield you from harm. As long as I can. This post was inspired by the Daily Post’s Weekly Writing … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Places

Today’s WordPress Daily Prompt asks for Places:  Beach, mountain, forest, or somewhere else entirely? It was early Saturday morning, and the family just had to go for a hike along the beach. The temperatures have warmed up a bit in … Continue reading

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Dog Time

Yes, we have been away for two and a half weeks. Yes, Beau was well cared for when we were away. And when we came back, we were swamped with a mountain of unopened mail, work, chores, returning calls, meetings, … Continue reading

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Saturday At Fort Funston

A friend recently told us about Fort Funston, which is accessible from Skyline Boulevard northward from where we live. It has a dog park where dogs can roam, play, and run off-leash. We have been there twice since Thanksgiving weekend. … Continue reading

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