Tag Archives: hiking with my dog Jake

Jake and the cheeky squirrel.

Every morning a gray squirrel sits in one of our redwood trees. He’s waiting, impatiently I might add, for Jake to leave on his walk so he, the squirrel, can have the run of the yard. He cavorts! Drinks his fill out … Continue reading

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Can’t Win for Losin’… Poor Jake. Poor Jake’s Mom.

So I’ve been hiking with the good boy, right? Because the hubs is in my comfy bed with ice on his knee, right? I hike at, what is for me, a snail’s pace. Uphill is hard. Downhill is a bitch. … Continue reading

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Thursdays with Jake… Small Dog Complex.

I’ve noticed something.  Oh sigh… rant ahead! (Penny, this is not directed at Lucy the Wonder Weinie.) Little dogs attack Jake.  A small man, uh, I mean small dog complex? The smallest dogs come after him.  Teacup chihuahuas.  They are … Continue reading

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Thursdays with Jake. It’s a wild kingdom!

And I like it this way! So I’m sitting at my computer, which is in the kitchen near the open back door, and when I say open back door I mean actually open so Jake can let himself in and … Continue reading

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Thursdays with Jake. Going to the birds!

So every year a pair of mated Towhees builds a nest in one of our trees and has two sets of babies– two babies in the early spring and two babies in mid-summer.  I don’t know if these are the … Continue reading

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