traveling with a dog

Yellowknife to Mexico with a Dog, an interv...

Apr 10, 2014No Comments

Brad Hussey, the owner of Brightside Studios and BradHussey.ca recently interviewed us for his website. We’ve all seen and heard the news about Mexico—on the

Las Islas Marietas

Mar 13, 2014No Comments

We convened at the beach in the early afternoon, on the west end where newbies learned to surf.  Dozens of fishing boats laid scattered across

Why We Overland With Our Dog

Feb 17, 20142 Comments

Over the past few months LJ and I have weighed the pros and cons of taking our dog, Sophie, on the next leg of our

Stumbling on Paradise

Feb 15, 2014Comments off

We spent the morning driving through lush, twisting hills on the carratera libra en route to Puerto Vallarta.  Again the GPS was telling us we

Mexico’s Sonora State: Driving throug...

Feb 13, 20141 Comment

We entered Mexico through the Nogales border crossing in Arizona (where we filled up at $3.05 per gallon – the cheapest we’d seen yet).  Although

The Big, Bad Border: Crossing Into Mexico

Feb 13, 2014No Comments

Have you ever driven a car and had police lights turn on behind you? Do you know that adrenaline rush you get when you think

Santa Nella Motel 6

Feb 12, 2014Comments off

We thought our first motel was bad, but it had nothing on the one we stayed in last night! Located in the middle of bum-fuck-nowhere,

World’s Best Dog Salon

Feb 11, 20142 Comments

Feeling the heat in La Jolla and, let’s admit it, wanting a few hours to ourselves, LJ and I sent Sophie to the groomer.  Ahem,

San Francisco Bay Nightmare

Feb 09, 20142 Comments

We arrived in San Francisco in the heart of a torrential downpour.  In sync with the traffic, the turbulent weather had gotten worse all morning.