Wordless Wednesday

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Pets & Peeps: Spending Time Together

Disclosure: I was compensated by Nutrish for this post. However, all thoughts, opinions and experiences are my own.

Hi everybuddy! Well, first, I just want to point out that I, Mayzie, was the ORIGINAL Nutrish Ambassadog in this family. But it seems El Smudgo has been getting all the glory lately as DiploCat.

Honest, it really doesn’t bother me all that much. I’m pretty good at sharing. But when Nutrish asked us to write about how we spend time together, I told Smudge that this postie was ALL MINE.

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Now there’s lots of ways that mom and dad and Ranger and me spend time together. We go for walks and we hang out on the couch and we go on picnics and we help mom work. All super funball times.

But as you guys prolly know, one of the Most Fun and Exciting things we do together is go on our Shall-Ay Adventures. When we’re off in our Shall-Ay, there’s no phones or tee-vees or ‘puters or anything. It’s just us, hanging out as a family, going for hikes and just relaxing. It’s GREAT!

Most unfortunately, it’s been awhile since we got to go Shall-Aying but I realized we never did share abouts our last trip. So I thought this would be the PAWFECT time to do it!

This last time, we went to a place called the Angel of Shavano campground near a town called Salida here in Collie-rado.


Gosh, was it ever pretty! It mighta been one of the prettiest ones we’ve been to so far. And you know what else was great about it? There’s something called the Colorado Trail that runs right through it!

colorado trail

Now the Colorado Trail is 500 miles long and goes all the way from Denver to Durango. So, um, we did NOT do that. We just did a teensy part of it but it was super duper cool! Well, actually, it was a little hot but we thought it was great!

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The next day, all of a sudden the temperatures were WAY cooler and it got kinda rainy. So mom and dad said that we were going to drive to a place called Monarch Pass.

monarch pass

Monarch Pass is located on something called the Continental Divide at 11,312 feet. So we were WAY up there!


monarch pass overlookThey have what they call a “tram” that’ll take you all the way up to the tippy top of the mountain. And guess what? They let dogs ride, too! And guess what else? As soon as I saw that contraption, I told mom and dad and Brudder Ranger there was NO WAY they were getting me on it.

monarch pass tram

So since it was so nice and cool and cloudy, they let me and Brudder Ranger stay in the truck and they rode that kerazy thing to the top. When they got back, mom was all, “Oh, LOOK how beautiful it was, Mayzie! You totes shoulda gone.”

monarch pass view

Have I mentioned my mom is cuckoo??

Anyway, when we got back, we went on another little hike on the Colorado Trail and then konked out for the night.

The next day, it was bright and sunny again but we had to pack up and come home. I sure wish we coulda stayed longer.

Oh, well, mom says we’ve got another adventure coming up pretty soon and I can hardly wait to see where we go next!

Yep, spending time with our humans is pretty pawsome! I bet you love to spend time with yours, too!

Your turn: What do YOU like to do best with your humans? I’d love it if you’d leave me a comment and let me know!

Not a Shred of Evidence

No, Momma, I do not have the teeniest, tiniest clue how the paper in the hallway got torn up. It’s Most Mysterious, for sure.

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