Hiking with the Pups – 5.23.15 – Tahoe National Forest, CA

A year ago, I would’ve been exploring the lovely state of Iowa. This year, I kept it close to home. Matt was home for the weekend and we needed to take the dogs out for a run/walk. He wanted to take me to a little river he walked a few times with the dogs before. Continue reading

Sunny, Wintery Walk with the Dogs – 1.1.15 – Patrick, NV

Every once in a while, my dad asks me if I want to take our dogs for a run to tire them out. And usually it’s out behind my house at the sports complex or it’s down by the river. My favorite one of the two? The river. I love the landscape and there is hardly anyone out there. We go to an area out in Patrick, about 13 miles east of Sparks. They call it the McCarran Ranch Preserve, a restoration project on the lower Truckee River. The trail through it is part of the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway.  Continue reading