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Hiking Adventure!

Ahh, I’m feeling so relaxed from an amazing 7-mile hike I took this weekend with the pup. (No Evil Beagle this time.) Designated wilderness areas are sorely underused (although we certainly don’t want them overused) – are there any where you live?

I really would love a tracking device for my dog to see how much distance he covers in the forest. If my friend and I hiked 7 miles that day, my dog easily had to do twice that, as he has the good habit of running ahead to scout, and then running back to check on his humans.

A tired dog is a happy dog. See those ears? We call those the “trouble ears,” because he always only holds his ears like that when he’s making mischief.

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Weekly Photo Wunderbar!

I apologize for being totally MIA these last few days my finely feathered friends, but if you can believe it, that coyote article took all of the writing zest write out of me. I also spent the day touring backyard farms and two evenings at a conference about agriculture’s impacts on the environment – lots to fill my brain space!

It’s Saturday, and that means it’s time for the Weekly Photo Wunderbar. This is one of my favorite spots to visit in the Cascade range.