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California Bichons: Carmel Beach

As I mentioned in my last post about Cypress Inn, Carmel-by-the-Sea is one of my favorite places in the world. Besides being so dog friendly, one of the things that draws me to Carmel is Carmel Beach. Their website says its all. “Nestled along the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary the beach provides tide pools...
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California Bichons: Cypress Inn in Carmel-by-the-Sea

Carmel-by-the Sea is one of my favorite places in the world, and over Valentine’s Day this year, Tom and I took a weekend trip with the Bichons. We stayed at the Cypress Inn, Doris Day’s famous dog friendly boutique hotel. This hotel exemplifies why Carmel is one of the dog friendliest towns in America. At...
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Top 5 Moments From Our Trip to Ashland, Oregon

Once we passed the tornado in Northern California, the rest of the drive to Ashland, Oregon was pretty much smooth sailing. I love exploring new places, and part of the fun of being new to the West Coast is that everything is new. When I travel to a new place, I like to experience that...
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California Bichons: We Didn’t Die in a Tornado!

Since I know a lot of family members and loved ones read this blog, and might be a bit concerned by that post title, let me begin by sharing a photo of a beautiful rainbow which appeared after we safely drove by a tornado yesterday. Lovely, right? And here’s a nice one of the dogs, cheerfully sitting...
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California Bichons: San Francisco Cable Cars

After an afternoon connecting with nature in Muir Woods and appreciating the natural beauty of the Redwoods, on Thursday, Tom and I decided to embrace our inner tourist and head straight for Fisherman’s Wharf. This neighborhood is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the City. Home to everything from Ghiradelli Square to Cable...
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California Bichons: First 3 Days in the San Franciso Bay Area

In Tom’s last post, he wrote about our upcoming move to California, hence the series “Wish They All Could Be California Bichons.” This will be the first of many updates from California. Whether you are a Bichon lover looking for dog friendly activities in the Bay Area, or friends and family who are just curious...
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Flemington, NJ: Who Says You Can’t Go Home?

Dear Human Readers, As my last “weblog” post received a fair amount of attention here and on The Facebook, my human owners have asked me to write another one. Last weekend, following my direct orders, my humans put me and Jack in a car and took us to a bichon party in Whippany, NJ. Personally, as...
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Fallingwater: No Dogs Allowed at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Historic Home

Famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece Fallingwater is located about an hour outside Pittsburgh. Fallingwater is an incredible house that is built over a waterfall. Wright designed it for the Kaufmann family, and it was built between 1936 and 1939. Fallingwater instantly became famous, and was even featured on the cover of Time magazine...
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Paint Monkey in Pittsburgh

This past July 4th weekend, Tom and I traveled to Pittsburgh for a Taylor Swift concert at Heinz Field. We got a great deal on a two night stay at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown hotel, right across the bridge from the stadiums, and decided to make a long weekend out of it. While browsing...
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North East, Maryland: Walking the Bichon Frises Down Memory Lane

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were all over the gossip columns when they named their new baby girl North West.  Inspired by their passion for compass directions, Tom and I decided to take the theme and run with it.  We headed to one of our favorite Chesapeake towns, North East, Maryland, a small town situated...
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