This weekend we lost the best of good dogs. Our sweet, gentle, affectionate, and funny old lab/retriever had heart cancer (omg, that’s seriously a thing?!) and in just a few hours we went… Continue reading

So this happened…

Meet the newest member of our family! This baby Bernese Mountain Dog is Wally’s 10 week old niece whose name is TBD. We are firmly stuck between Dizzy (thanks, longtime reader and friend, Ike… Continue reading

The Non-Adventure Weekend

See that view? Does it convince you that we did something active and outdoorsy? We sort of did something outdoorsy. This hike is just a few miles round trip from our house and… Continue reading

MIBA- Missing in blogging action

I have been missing in blogging action and I’m not sure why. Sure, I’ve been busy, but I was always busy. I’ve been somewhat less adventurous but still ski (now Tahoe!), hike (check… Continue reading

Yoga Journal Live San Francisco

I just finished a weekend at Yoga Journal Live in San Francisco! Yoga? I don’t talk about yoga. Have you missed all the posts where I talk about yoga? Nope! There are very… Continue reading

2014 in Review and 2015 Preview

I’m late on my 2014 review and that’s because for the first time in my adult life I spent an entire vacation without opening my computer. I didn’t open it once. I cooked… Continue reading

Slack Craft

Our family is growing! We are now a two blog household. I just published my first post on my new site, Slack Craft. As Bay Area residents, we are always looking for the… Continue reading

Mindfulness with Wally

I don’t talk about it here much but I have had a mindfulness meditation practice for about 8 years. My mindfulness mentor used to tell me stories about how she would meditate in… Continue reading

Hydrapak Stash Water Bottle Review

UPDATE (23 Nov 2014 @1800): I reached out to Hydrapak who exhibited awesome customer service and sent me a new Stash and also a Softflask. They mentioned in passing that they had changed… Continue reading

I won Monday

I feel like yesterday was one of the best Mondays ever and I should just stop while I’m ahead. I got to pick up this gorgeous little lady! I love her and can’t… Continue reading