Dog + Outside = Therapy

I spent a few hours in the woods with Camm today. This evening, I am relaxed and am able to take big, deep breaths. I’m in the process of writing my Life in the Time of Covid-19 post…. Read More

All About Camm

This has been a weekend to remember. First though, THANK YOU TOP DOG for once again putting on an awesomely fun CPE trial! There’s probably a reason that three of my competition dogs have earned C-ATCHes at your… Read More

Co-Workers and Trigger Stacking

Believe it or not, this is Brady hard at work with me on Saturday. I had walks scheduled this weekend with my longtime client, Blueberry Buddy, and Brady and Rhys were my co-workers for the weekend. Blueberry Buddy… Read More

Christmas Day is a Good Day for a Birthday

Despite a very busy holiday season with work – I worked this entire past week, including Christmas Day – I was still able to gift my dogs their all-time favorite present – time outside with me. Luckily for… Read More

The Big One

Brady will be ten years old tomorrow. Well, December 13 is the day I designated as his birthday because that’s the day I brought him home. Nine years ago. Let me repeat that. BRADY WILL BE TEN YEARS… Read More

Black Hole

Sometimes necessity really is the time for the impetus to try something different. It’s a super lazy Saturday morning here. This is the first day I will not have walked over eight miles in 45 days. And don’t… Read More

Pickles and Dogs on a Saturday Night

While I have never been one to stress out because I didn’t have big Friday night or Saturday night plans, I’m pretty sure that when I was in my 20s I also wasn’t expecting to be spending a… Read More

Poopy Butt and Other Tails

Youke had his 11th birthday this past weekend. We celebrated with a hike, a nap, a little bit of Ball and yummy food, not necessarily in that order. Interestingly, Youke and I share a love for many of… Read More

A Touch of Grey

“Oh well a Touch Of Grey Kind of suits you anyway. That was all I had to say It’s all right.” I’m not really a Grateful Dead fan. I appreciate the band as an American icon and like… Read More

Hello Bruno

My favorite form of respite is hiking with my dogs. Hiking is my way of meditating. I can free my mind in the quietness, observe my dogs with calm and clarity, enjoy the physical effort in a way… Read More