Scamp’s stick ambitions are growing. She found this one down by the river. I promised her (well, myself) that if she got it up to the trail (mostly uphill along a narrow trail through tall grass and weeds) I’d take a picture. Here it is. Continue Reading »

Big stick adventures

A few days ago Scamp found this stick.

With which she hopped over this log. Continue Reading »

Watershed moment

It’s a warmish day, so decided to meet up with the dog group who go to the river every day at 2:00 for a session. I was the first one there of the regular group, so I got to watch these guys for awhile.

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Hopeful metaphor

For us liberals.

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I’ve now recovered, but at the end of May my friend Jane from Canada visited, and while I thought I was doing quite well while she was here, once I dropped her off in Eugene and got back home, I collapsed into slug mode for three days, and then gradually recovered. And only today realized “Hm-m, I did no blogging of any of that. I will regret that in coming years. I have pictures. Let me rectify that situation forthwith.” [Later addendum: it ended up not being forthwith, but at least is now done.]

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OMG! Scampers indeed

Having our second heat wave this year, so got ready to head to the beach.  Decided to take the bike so I could ride down around the point at Seven Devils.  Also wanted to see if Scamp could keep up and maybe learn to run with the bike as CJ did.

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This was a week ago; I wanted to get it up right after I got home, but of course didn’t, and then it felt like it was history so not worth blogging, but I’ve been enjoying reading posts from years ago, so for the sake of my future self, I’m going to do this anyway.

Got out last week for two nights in a row, and it was very successful. I’m now not only hopeful, but confident, that somehow this camping with Scamp and cats is going to work out.

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