Category Archives: Pets

The Unwanted Intrusion

Two weeks ago, our dear Beau got skunked! We had let him out for his pre-bedtime ritual under the Redwoods. I was tidying up in the kitchen. I noticed he took a little longer than usual. So, I called out … Continue reading

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Wolf Going, Gone!

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As 2014 Comes To A Close, Two Things

My, my, how time has flown! Once again, I’m faced with the last day of the year. Beau and I take advantage of the bright sunny afternoon. I buckle him up, put on my hat, scarf and warm jacket. Off … Continue reading

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Holiday Salutations

On Christmas morning, my hubby wanted to go for a morning walk. We’re at an age now where, no matter how late we nod off to slumberland the night before, we still get up at the same time. Bright and … Continue reading

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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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The Dog Goes Everywhere!

My friends from Orinda have been empty nesters for longer than we have been. They raised three kids. Their youngest, a daughter, went to NYU and has been swallowed by the Manhattan scene ever since. In the recent years, we … Continue reading

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Coolest Biker Pooch

While walking around a street fair this afternoon, my hubby and I came across one of the coolest dogs yet!

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Sunset at Carmel Beach

Folks, Beau has a new favorite place to get his “zoomies” going. We noticed that when Beau is in a very playful mood, and this is usually when he’s outdoors, he gets into this mode of running around in large … 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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One Look Back, Then Onward

Yesterday afternoon, I carved out some time to take a long walk. It was sunny and clear after the morning fog burned off. I’m sure the tall Redwoods in our yard appreciated the mist in the morning.  I had read … Continue reading

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