Month: December 2016

Goodbye 2016!

Goodbye 2016!

This year Penny has blessed our family with so many new adventures.  Experiencing a year through the nose of a hound dog is magical, wonderful and inspiring (and let’s be honest, a bit exhausting)!  Taking your dog out day after day may seem burdensome to […]

Christmas Card 2016- Herndon, Virginia

Christmas Card 2016- Herndon, Virginia

Both Jon and I are serious lovers of the Christmas season and Christmas cards are one tradition we look forward to sharing with our loved ones each year.  Although this post is less about a life-enriching experience on the trail, we figured our friends and […]

Penny’s Portrait

Penny’s Portrait

Recently a friend reached out on Facebook to let me know about an artist who was looking for coonhounds to illustrate.  Well, I quickly jumped at the opportunity and sent in some of our favorite glamour shots of Penny as inspiration.  A few weeks later, […]

Manassas National Battlefield Park- Manassas, Virginia

Manassas National Battlefield Park- Manassas, Virginia

One of our favorite places to visit with Penny is the battlefield at Manassas (Bull Run).  It is close to home but each time we go we experience something new! Penny loves to go for runs at the battlefields because of the variety of scenery. […]

Devil’s Backbone- Trail Angel Weiss

Devil’s Backbone- Trail Angel Weiss

Jon and I have a bit of a thing for a good Bavarian-style Hefeweizen and Devil’s Backbone’s Trail Angel Weiss does not disappoint!  Jon and I love visiting Devil’s Backbone Base Camp after hiking in the George Washington National Forest.   This beer is the […]