Tag Archives: Field Trip

Davenport Landing beach

It took weeks, but we finally got directed to a beach were dogs are welcome and there are not thirty-five dogs running around. The beach on Davenport Landing Road calls itself a “family friendly” beach, and that family must be … Continue reading

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Tourist Chico

On the way to Sadie’s house (where we went on the way to a USDAA agility trial in Dixon), we drove over the Golden Gate Bridge. It was clear and nice and Tuesday, so there was some room in the … Continue reading

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Great article on traveling with your dog(s)

I’m a pretty regular reader of the Whole Dog Journal and they recently posted a great article about traveling with your dog. I especially like the way the writer differentiates between ‘dogs allowed’ places and ‘dog friendly’ places. The two are … Continue reading

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Fun with Pepper

My friend Sandra and her family live in Marin County, north of San Francisco. The family includes a rescue dog, presumed to be mostly Tibetan Terrier, named Pepper. He and Chico, on the whole, get along well. In fact, you … Continue reading

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Agility fun in California

Chico and I have done some fun agility things since we got to California. We’ve had two good private lessons with Sandy Rogers at ACE Dog Sports, doing some work on Chico’s contacts, and on getting me to move from … Continue reading

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A small confession

The truth, dear readers, is that my blog is about a month behind my real life. After the week in Camptonville, Chico and I came to Santa Cruz and it has taken me almost a month to get settled in … Continue reading

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A week in beautiful Camptonville, CA

Buddy is my pal Jimbo’s dog. Or Jimbo is Buddy’s person; it depends on how one looks at it. Buddy and Jimbo live in a small town in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. This is gold country, not … Continue reading

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Onward towards California

After my unintentional detour in Canyonlands and that motel in Salina, I booked it out of town pretty fast, ready to put my adventures in the rearview mirror. It had been about twenty years since I last drove US50, “The … Continue reading

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Moab and Canyonlands

My motel in Moab was short on breakfast options, and it’s a super-hip town (in a funky, Monkey Wrench Gang kinda way), so I presumed that I would find a cafe latte someplace. I did, and learned of on a hike to … Continue reading

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Telluride

My young friend in Telluride is living in a really nice housemate situation. There’s an enough-but-not-too-much older couple that own the home, they rent the basement as a separate apartment, but on friendly terms with the occupant; and they sometimes … Continue reading

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