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Dog friendliest city in the US?

That’s what the Asheville, NC tourist board would have you think. We found that almost all the shops welcomed dogs, there was outdoor seating at many restaurants, and lots of the street art involved, or revolved around, dogs. We started … Continue reading

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And so it begins

Sunday provided the first unplanned travel adventure of this trip. We’re staying with Kathy and Ben at their place about thirty miles south of Binghamton, NY, and Kathy, Chico and I hopped in the car to go for a Sunday … Continue reading

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DC adventures

For a week or so, Chico had to do a lot of not much while my siblings and I attended to some family business, and he was really quite gracious about it. When we started moving a number of boxes … Continue reading

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A leisurely paddle

Back in May, at a charity auction, I made the winning bid on a certificate for two all day canoe rentals from local outfitter Saco Bound. By planning for the middle of September, I was able to assemble enough of … Continue reading

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Chico visits an art gallery

While visiting my cousin Eva in South Dartmouth, Mass, I met Dedee Shattuck who invited us (that’d be me and Chico) to come see her eponymous gallery, the Dedee Shattuck Gallery, in Westport, MA. Just starting their second year in … Continue reading

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LA County takes a step in the dog-friendly direction

Recently, Los Angeles County passed a law that allows dogs to dine on the outdoor deck or patio, provided they enter the patio from an outdoor gate and don’t sit on a chair or table. There’s an interesting article about … Continue reading

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Silverton Sporting Ranch, part two

The main attraction of the weekend at Silverton Sporting Ranch was our guided snowshoe walk. Denise said that our ultimate destination was a small hunting camp on her land. She had gone there on snow mobile earlier that morning to … Continue reading

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Paul’s Liquors

Last fall I was in Washington, DC, visiting my family, and I went to the liquor store for my dad. Paul’s Liquors is a family run operation on Wisconsin Avenue, almost at the Maryland line and across the street from … Continue reading

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On the money

Another place Chico is welcome is my wonderful credit union, Woodlands Credit Union. He’s so well behaved that the tellers often don’t even know he’s there. But the branch manager always does. And she always has a cookie for him. … Continue reading

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