Category Archives: Mulder the Dog


It seems like January was a short month because the first week I only had to work for four days 🙂 I did mostly home organization projects and I even got to re-organize my area at work. It is an ongoing project but it feels good to start the new year off with a clean […]

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Christmas 2011

Like most people, I have been busy with “Holiday” events and have not had time to post any blogs. Here are a few pictures from this month. The Filipino community in my workplace had a Christmas party. We had a gift exchange where I brought a Leatherman Multi-Tool and received a nice Jewelry Stand. Yummy […]

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Central Oregon

This trip was taken on October 28th-30th. We explored Redmond, Bend, and Sisters in Central Oregon. Smith Rock State Park 10 Barrel Brewing Company McKay Cottage Restaurant. We highly recommended this place for brunch. Nice outdoor seating to enjoy the fantastic  60s and sunny weather! Delicious pumpkin muffin from McKay Cottage Restaurant Downtown Bend Newberry […]

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Doggie Palooza

Today we went to the Doggie Palooza at the World Forestry Center. We thought it would be fun for Marcel and Mulder to join the Look-Alike contest. Unfortunately they did not win. The winners were three-time champions. Why don’t they give others a chance? Now judge for yourself! Here’s the complete story. Video by Oregon […]

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South Oregon Coast

This trip was taken on Labor Day weekend. We explored the coast from the Oregon/California border all the way up to Reedsport staying in Gold Beach for two nights. It was very foggy so a lot of our pictures were overexposed or hazy. These are the ones I like. Crab shack in Bandon Oregon Coast […]

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Mulder’s 4th Birthday

This is a guest post by my husband Marcel who recently posted a gallery of pictures from his trip to Peru and Panama at CosmicAdventure. Last weekend our dog child Mulder turned 4. We aren’t exactly sure when his birthday is but we estimated it should be sometime in September, so to make things easy […]

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Maple Trail

“Start this run from Saltzman Road off the St. Helens highway, U.S. 30. The trailhead is a hike up from the parking area. Take the trail that heads south. The Maple Trail runs gently uphill a couple of miles before crossing Leif Erickson. This route can be turned into a loop, or run as an […]

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Camping at Stub Stewart State Park

We have never tried camping with Mulder so we chose a park that is close by for his first camping trip. We had a great time exploring the area. Unfortunately he did not stay quiet during the night. He barked at every sign of movement or noise. We finally ended up leaving the park at […]

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Lacamas Lake Park

We are always looking for short city hikes where we can take Mulder with us. This weekend we went to Lacamas Park in Washington. It is about a half hour drive from where we live. Lacamas Lake Charlotte and Mulder by the stream. Stream Mulder and Marcel taking a break. Dam Downtown Camas We made […]

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PSU Farmers Market

Yesterday we spent the day in Portland with a friend, Chad. Starting from the PSU farmers market, we made several culinary stops and ended the day at my favorite place Alotto Gelato. It rained most of the day but like true Portlanders, we did not let that stop us. Here are some highlights: The market […]

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