Author archive for BJ

  • puppy drinking water

    Bring Water To Stay Hydrated On Your Walks

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    When off the beaten path, you need to bring water for you and your faithful friend However, carrying a dog dish while you walk is a pain so do what we did . . . we trained our dog Chance from the time he was a puppy to drink from water bottles.  One possible solution is to use a Water Bottle

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  • Google Grand Canyon Hiker View

    Google Grand Canyon Hiker View Now Online

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    Hiking the Grand Canyon From Your Couch Google has been developing some innovative products lately between the hiker view of the Grand Canyon and their car that a blind man can drive.   As a geek, I can see huge potential in both ideas. Talk about a cool job . . . Google hikers wore 30 pound backpacks with cameras to

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  • Playing Fetch On Our Walk

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    There are dogs that are boring and there are dogs that are like “Marley and Me.”  Our dog, Chance, has a lot of personality.  On our walks, everyone he meets is an immediate friend.   Growls and nips from other dogs are overlooked as signs of affection. He would never dream that the world isn’t filled with playground buddies. Friends bought us a door mat

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  • google hiker view

    Google Map Street View Adds Hiker View

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    Lately I have been exploring hiking trails in my area based on web searches.  Going to a website and reading about a trail often doesn’t provide the information to know if a trail is worth visiting.  Plus hiking trails often have horrible map guides. Some hiking trails have been huge disappointments while others are now my favorites. Google has a new

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  • Oli and Ve Speciality Balsamic Vinegars

    Discovering Olive Oil and Vinegar

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      When you drive through a neighborhood, you often miss interesting sites and stores along the way.  On our iPad 3 walking tour of Roswell, we discovered Oli and Ve which is like the Starbucks of specialty olive oils and balsamic vinegars.  Oli and Ve was our favorite stop on our walking tour.  We snapped a few photos using our iPad so our Discover Walking visitors

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  • West Wing Everybody Walk PSA

    West Wing Reunites For Everybody Walk!

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      In a brilliant marketing move, Everybody Walk, Funny or Die and former “West Wing” cast members promote the benefits of 30 minutes of walking.    Allison Janney, Dulé Hill, Joshua Malina, Melissa Fitzgerald, and William Duffy take a stroll down memory lane to  recreate their roles walking and talking into the Oval Office.   As they are walking, they discuss a new

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  • Walk With Walgreens Sweepstakes

    Walk With Walgreens Celebrity Apprentice Sweepstakes

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    Walgreens and Allison Sweeney teamed up with Celebrity Apprentice to promote their Walk with Walgreens program.  Register and log your walks for a chance to win a trip for two to New York City  for the season finale of the show.  Your chances of winning are much higher then the Lotto since the numbers of entries are smaller. Everyone who registers

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  • Roswell Town Square

    New iPad 3 Camera – Roswell Photo Tour

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    Roswell, Georgia near the town square is a wonderful place to walk with its quaint shops, craftsman style homes and  unique restaurants.   Last Sunday, was a sunny spring day with dogwoods and flowers at their peak beauty.   I took the opportunity to record a photo tour of our walk with my new iPad 3 camera so you could see first hand the picture quality.  Hope

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  • Home Goods Accessories

    5,000 Steps Walking Home Goods

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    10,000 Step Walking Programs don’t have to be boring.  Pick your favorite place and clock thousands of steps.  One of my favorite places to get thousands of steps is HomeGoods  The weather is always perfect and the scenary is great.  Friends who are home decorators use HomeGoods to transform Southern Living dream homes as well as stage model homes.  You never know

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  • Zoo Atlanta - Georgia

    20 Favorite Atlanta Trails, Parks & Places to Walk

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    Growing up in Florida, I never experienced the burst of colors in spring and fall or walking in a winter wonderland.  While I do miss Florida beaches, Atlanta’s changing seasons made me fall in love with this city. Spring is in the air.  Atlanta is beginning to have a few warm, sunny days.  Yellow daffodils are appearing.  Soon the dogwoods will

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