Bear the Dog

Everyday Beauty (January ’15 edition)

February 13, 2015

“The wonder of life is often most easily recognizable through habits and routines.” – Anne Lamott These days I’m more inspired by everyday moments with friends and loved ones than I am by grandiose landscapes and exotic places. I don’t know if it’s the Leica that I’m shooting with now or because my perspective is […]

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Happy home, happy dog

January 29, 2015

I take a certain level of pride in her walking in and claiming the house , and everything in it, for herself. If you’ve ever had a shiba, you’ll understand what I mean.

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June 19, 2014

Her steady quiet presence makes a house a home. Always she makes me wish I was more kind, more generous, more gentile and more excited to go on walks. How do dogs do that? Soften us up and give us pause.

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November 23, 2013

Our joy. Leica M9, 35mm Voigtlander f1.4

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A dog named Bear

November 11, 2013

Bear has been a part of our family since 2006. She’s a shiba inu and has the personality of a snobby teenaged cat. She doesn’t play fetch, she walks away when you call her, she demands cuddles and wont reciprocate and has nonchalantly assumed the position of Supreme Being in our lives. Despite her aloofness, […]

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Such Joy

July 9, 2011

I can’t put into words just how much I love this dog. She brings so much joy into our lives.

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Crissy Field Family Day

May 21, 2011

Last weekend DJ and I explored SF. It was cold and cloudy for most of the morning but the clouds broke and we were able to enjoy some time in the sun with Little Miss Bear. Friends say that she is the most over indulged dog in the world. They are correct.

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Photo of the Day: Bearness

April 6, 2011

Forgive me if I’m starting to resemble a crazy old cat dog lady, but it’s been so much fun taking random pictures of Bear lately.  [Yes, we have a dog named Bear.  This confuses many little kids that we meet.] She was the reason I bought a DSLR to begin with.  My little point and […]

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