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Bear’s First Thanksgiving & Maddux’s First Trip to Virginia

Happy belated Thanksgiving! This year was a little special for us because it was Bear’s first Thanksgiving, which also ended up being Maddux’s first trip to my aunt’s house in Roanoke, V.A. It also meant, it was Maddux’s first really long car ride with me, and his first extended stay at anyone’s house. First lets… Continue reading Bear’s First Thanksgiving & Maddux’s First Trip to Virginia

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Maddux & Bear’s First Time Hiking Together in Lake George 

Bear and Maddux went on their first hike together over the weekend and it went way better than I expected! It was also Bear’s first hike in the Adirondacks. First off, I had this crazy idea that in the winter I could take Bear cross country skiing with me. After his excitement on this hike,… Continue reading Maddux & Bear’s First Time Hiking Together in Lake George 

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Hiking with My Dog at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Hiking with my dog at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park over the weekend was fun and beautiful. It was also Bear’s first real hike!   I’ve driven past Harpers Ferry a bunch of times and have read about it, but I never had the opportunity to visit until Sunday after we walked in the Two… Continue reading Hiking with My Dog at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

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Bear’s First Hotel Stay: The Westin Dulles

Bear experienced his first hotel stay over the weekend, and he did awesome!  We drove down to Virginia for the Two By Four Race Against Childhood & Canine Cancer just outside of D.C. Because the event was early Sunday morning we stayed over at The Westin near Dulles airport.  Having taken him to my aunt’s… Continue reading Bear’s First Hotel Stay: The Westin Dulles

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Two By Four Race: Walking in Memory of all the Pets Cancer Took Too Soon

In memory of Toby, and all of the pets – canine and feline ­­­– we know who were taken by cancer earlier than they should have, we traveled to northern Virginia this weekend to participate in the Two by Four Race Against Childhood & Canine Cancer.  The race, which consisted of a timed 5K, a… Continue reading Two By Four Race: Walking in Memory of all the Pets Cancer Took Too Soon