Canoeing and Kayaking in Mendocino With your dog

Ever since my first trip to the gorgeous Mendocino Coast last year, I’ve wanted to go back and start to get Chico into canoeing and kayaking.  Catch a Canoe on the 1 just outside of Mendocino city, seemed perfect for this as they have kayaks, outriggers which can’t be tipped, as well as Canine Cruisers.…

Car Camping Route 66 and Grand Canyon

The first part of our trip, we decided that we wanted to see some of Route 66 and camp at the Grand Canyon.  This combined two of my favorite hobbies : Photographing old signs, and camping with my dog Chico. There are probably way too many photos in this post lol. The first night we…

Summer is flying!

We have a few camping trips, as well as a couple new Day Hikes to write about : Ohlone Wilderness Trail to Murietta Falls, Elderado National Forest, Desolation Wilderness, Mendocino Coast, to name a few.  We are even more behind than usual, because like something out of a comedy, I slow motion slid into a…

We love the Ruffwear Swamp Cooler!

Just wanted to take a quick minute to give a little review and to say that we love the Ruffwear Swamp Cooler, as we know many of you are looking for Cooling Coats and Cooling Vests.  We will write a full review after testing a couple more things…like playing fetch in it! I was skeptical…

Went to Briones for Lunch and Wildflowers

If you live in The Bay Area, you probably know that Wildflower season is upon us!  And a bit sooner because of all the wonderful rain we have had. Chico and I decided to do an old hike that we like to do at Briones Regional Park, and hopefully have lunch by some wildflowers. They…