A Tribute to Katmai

    This weekend we had to say goodbye to our dog of nearly 12 years. To be honest, the last months (years?) have been tough on us…and him. Old dogs do crazy things, and his body wasn’t allowing him to do the activities he loved so very much. While I knew it was time – his […]

    A lesson from Katmai (and Other Beloved Dogs)

      We are proud dog-owners. ¬†Katmai (named after my very favorite National Park in Alaska) is a yellow lab, 7 years old, and full of “loyal lab traits”. ¬†He will do anything to chase a ball, hates being left at home, happily bikes with us, is best-behaved on the trail, loves the boys (usually) and has […]