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Tag: Walks & Adventures

Operation Jodhpurs Bulk-Up

"Princess, I don't think we're alone!" Operation Jodhpurs Bulk-Up is now underway. Getting ready for our second mountain bike ride was a real treat. Juno practically did cartwheels around the garden as I put the bike rack on the car and loaded up the mountain bike gear. She knew where were going and she was […]

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Two of My Favorite Things

Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I could combine two of my favorite things: cycling and dogs. Sure, I've seen it done by others. But they didn't have a cracker or a criminal for their dogs. And sure, we've ridden the safe and easy paved farm roads in Switzerland where we could […]

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Whistling Dixie

"Daddy-O, I don't know what mom means by "fast." These last few weeks, she's been nothing but slow and boring." "Cupcake, you ain't whistlin' Dixie. She hasn't even given my chompers a proper bitin' workout! How do you think a hep-cat like me keeps his smile sparkling white?"

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Sea Dawgs Run

"Must. Stalk. Jodhpurs."

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Girly Man

"Aw, Mom. I really hate this girly skirt you make me wear on cold days. I will only wear it in the woods where nobody can see me and not in town where all the cool dogs are."

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Simply Irresistible!

This woman is invincible Her methods are inscrutable The proof is irrefutable She's so completely kissable!"

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Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present.  Or in this case, that piece of chicken right in front of us.

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Whatever it Takes

It isn't easy being Mr. Wild Dingo. Because, I'm not so good with acronyms.  Or names. Or numbers. He's always interpreting Wild Dingo-speak. Whenever I ask for the can of W4, Mr. Wild Dingo always replies "W4, WD40 whatever it takes."

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"I'm just some lunatic macaroni mushroom, is that it?"    

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Sick Sense

One of the things I miss most about living in Switzerland is the ability to walk anywhere legally. For the first year there, I constantly felt like I was trespassing as hiking trails led us through quiet vineyards, cow pastures, farms and sometimes even close enough to people's homes you can see what they're having […]

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