Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Sunday, April 27, 2008
- so we finally get to the Park and park the van and set up camp. Crash is not the happiest doggie in the world because even though he came along with us, he's on leash. Not only park rules, but because of his beagle-ish "wide range" and living through his nose. The next day he's happier as we drive around the park and stop at the different parts and he gets to get out of the van and sniff and leave his mark.
- We head off to Bakersfield to find a motel that will take doggy because that's my personal camping rule: 3 days out in the wild and then into a motel room with a proper bathroom and tub! Well come to find out, it's Crash's rule too. Wish I had had my video camera and done before shots with Crash on leash mopping and then with no leash jumping for joy in the air conditioned heaven of the hotel room! He began to play with the new toy I had brought for him that he ignored while out camping.
Monday, April 21, 2008
- Then I had a revelation! I could use Bio Bags that are normally used for composting fruits and veggies for the kitty poop! At least they'd decompose in the landfill. They carry them at my local Whole Foods or you can goggle them!
Friday, April 18, 2008
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Wednesday, April 16, 2008
- A Google search gave me this website:
- If the link doesn't work, I've also got it on the sidebar, and go ahead and click on those Google ads while you're at it. I'm hoping to make $2.00 by month's end