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Road Trip Out of Nowhere

Road Trip? Red Rocks? Really? I overheard Mom say something about “cancelled” and “something instead” and “maybe Red Rocks?”  Before I knew it my parents were bustling around the house gathering up day packs, hiking boots, water bottles, food. . . you get the picture. […]

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Torres del Paine, Patagonia, Chile

Torres del Paine National Park, Chile My jet setter parents just returned from Torres del Paine, Patagonia. Patagonia, South America that is. Once again, I had to stay home because my passport expired and it’s really tough for me to travel internationally as I flunked […]

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Louie. A special Catahoula Dog.

A Special Catahoula

I’m a special kind of Catahoula Dog. I write. I travel. And, I really know how to have fun. I’m a Catahoulagan seeing the world with my Mom and Dad or through their eyes. My parents travel. A lot. Sometimes I go with them. If […]

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Cruisin’ Phoenix

So there we are on a beautiful spring day cruisin’ down the road in Dad’s 1951 Chevy pick-up truck. I’m riding shotgun!  My head is hanging out the window, my ears and jowls are flapping like a cheap blue tarp in the breeze and my […]

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Streets of Istanbul

Hey human person, you complicated living thing, yes you!  Did you know that us dogs get a totally sweet deal in Istanbul?  It seems Turks like having free-roaming dogs around and pamper us because we are valuable members of the community.  Heck, it’s been that […]

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View from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon Trust – Springs Restoration

So, did you know that if you cuddle up with a mature ponderosa pine and put your nose deep between the bark cracks you’ll find the rich and luscious smell of vanilla, and sometimes even butterscotch? Yup, it’s true, especially at the Grand Canyon. Dogonit! […]

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Colorado Catahoula Calling

There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned road trip. Packing up the car, not worrying about how much stuff you take, because there are no weight limits, no bag limits, just no limits. And that includes me! All 60 pounds of this mighty Catahoula. Plenty of […]

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View from the rooftop bar at the MET

My Poor Mama

Before she even started her trip, she was missing me. You see, mama and papa had to take me to camp a day early, because their flight to New York City left the next day at the crack of dawn. Poor planning if you ask […]

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Tonto Plateau, Grand Canyon

Walk in another’s shoes

Since before I was born, my parents have been going to and hiking in the Grand Canyon. Sounds so cool, but dogs are not allowed on the trails inside this National Park. What was the Park Service thinking, I would chase a deer, poop in […]

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What’s in a Name – Louis Boucher?

So, let me tell you the story about how I got my name, Louis Boucher. As you may already know, my parents like to travel. A lot. A favorite destination is one of the Seven Wonders of the World right in our back yard, Grand […]

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