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  • Bodie contemplating swimming | Lake Cayuga, New York
    Dogs, New York

    Teaching a Fearful Dog to Swim

    Our rescue pup Cambodia is not a fan of swimming. Merely the suggestion of submerging her in water sends her running in the opposite direction, ears back, desperately seeking a hiding spot.…

  • Bodie on a snow day
    Dogs, Life

    Life with Bodie: 18 Months In

    It’s that time again! Its been six months since my last post about life with our rescue dog Cambodia (aka Bodie) and it’s time for an update on what we’ve learned about…

  • Scanning for squirrels in the yard | Brooklyn
    Dogs, Life

    Life with Bodie – One Year Later

    Somehow, it’s been a whole year since we adopted our pup, Cambodia. And the time went by nearly as quickly as our RTW trip. When I came home from that trip, I…

  • Butterfly | Brooklyn, New York
    Dogs, Life, New York

    The Summer of Brooklyn

    This was the summer of Brooklyn for me. With last year’s summer being the-summer-of-traveling-somewhere-different-every-frickin-weekend, I decided to give myself a break this year. I stayed in my borough and soaked in summer…

  • White faced monkeys in a tree | Ometepe, Nicaragua
    Dogs, Nicaragua

    A Nicaraguan Safari on Ometepe

    I’ve never been on a safari. It’s just not currently on my list of must-do travel things. However, I know that at some point in life, I may want to experience this.…

  • Lounging in Rockland

    Travel with a 38-Pound Dog

    Obviously, travel is an important part of my life. So it only makes sense that travel would be an important part of my dog’s life as well. Unfortunately, my 38-pound rescue pup…

  • Curious Bodie on the couch arm
    Dogs, Life

    Life with Bodie – 6 Months In

    It’s been just over six months since we adopted our herding-hound mix Cambodia. She came to us as an eight-month-old pup after being found wandering the woods outside Greensboro, North Carolina. She…

  • Bodie upward headshot
    Cambodia, Dogs, Life

    A Dedication to Cambodia

    I’ve wanted to write this story for a really long time. I’m thrilled that the time has come. ** One of the most important countries we visited on The Trip was Cambodia.…