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  • Happy days now that the ice is melting!
  • Happy days now that the ice is melting!
  • 12 1 8 minutes ago
  • It’s a special feeling when you have the freedom of time. Nowhere to be, no rushing to be done and the ability to stop as you please. Having these falls to ourselves, sitting and listening to the water rushing down the rocks... I’ll always be brought back to waterfalls where time stands still and moments are lived fully.
  • It’s a special feeling when you have the freedom of time. Nowhere to be, no rushing to be done and the ability to stop as you please. Having these falls to ourselves, sitting and listening to the water rushing down the rocks... I’ll always be brought back to waterfalls where time stands still and moments are lived fully.
  • 25 3 16 minutes ago
  • What a wild, wet day! 
Because there is a storm coming tomorrow, we decided to go on a short but fun trip today and we are all tired! How was your day?
  • What a wild, wet day!
    Because there is a storm coming tomorrow, we decided to go on a short but fun trip today and we are all tired! How was your day?
  • 13 2 17 minutes ago

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  • PNW vibes
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We are back home and ready to share some moody photos with you guys! 💛
  • PNW vibes
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    We are back home and ready to share some moody photos with you guys! 💛
  • 87 4 28 minutes ago

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  • Rin always looks so much more majestic when it’s windy!
  • Rin always looks so much more majestic when it’s windy!
  • 23 5 32 minutes ago
  • There's a lesson in this picture, that as a dog owner, I find difficult to swallow... ⁣
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There are some parks that prohibit dogs and therefore prohibit me. There were trails in this park which I could not hike and other trails which I could take Dana with me, close and leashed. As much as I dislike being restricted with where I hike because of my dog, I completely understand and agree. ⁣
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I believe that due to these restrictions, this herd of deer felt safe enough to stand within a few yards of me and Dana. There was at least six, peacefully watching us walk, without fear. Coyotes and wolves have a natural place as apex predators. Domesticated dogs do not. As a lover of nature, I respect the necessity of places where nature runs her course without interference from domesticated animals.⁣ You will see pictures of Dana on my feed without a leash. In our defense, she is 25lbs, 7 years old and very well trained. She did not bark or try to chase the deer. I've had her sit and stay while I get close to wildlife before and she ignores other dogs and most people on the trail. I've worked very hard to have a respectful, obedient, mutt!
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#nature #naturephotography #Wildlife #wildernessnation #statepark #stayandwander #nodogsallowed #respectmotherearth #respectnature #wild #hikergirl #hikingwithdogs #hikelife #liveoutdoors #outdoortones #outdoors #deer #hiketennessee
  • There's a lesson in this picture, that as a dog owner, I find difficult to swallow... ⁣

    There are some parks that prohibit dogs and therefore prohibit me. There were trails in this park which I could not hike and other trails which I could take Dana with me, close and leashed. As much as I dislike being restricted with where I hike because of my dog, I completely understand and agree. ⁣

    I believe that due to these restrictions, this herd of deer felt safe enough to stand within a few yards of me and Dana. There was at least six, peacefully watching us walk, without fear. Coyotes and wolves have a natural place as apex predators. Domesticated dogs do not. As a lover of nature, I respect the necessity of places where nature runs her course without interference from domesticated animals.⁣ You will see pictures of Dana on my feed without a leash. In our defense, she is 25lbs, 7 years old and very well trained. She did not bark or try to chase the deer. I've had her sit and stay while I get close to wildlife before and she ignores other dogs and most people on the trail. I've worked very hard to have a respectful, obedient, mutt!

    #nature #naturephotography #Wildlife #wildernessnation #statepark #stayandwander #nodogsallowed #respectmotherearth #respectnature #wild #hikergirl #hikingwithdogs #hikelife #liveoutdoors #outdoortones #outdoors #deer #hiketennessee
  • 15 1 38 minutes ago

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  • I am Mauser. This is my stick and this is my puddle, go find your own stick and puddle.
  • I am Mauser. This is my stick and this is my puddle, go find your own stick and puddle.
  • 2 2 43 minutes ago