Sleep Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Fido

Border Terrier, ready any time for anything: Maximizes Sleep Opportunities Yes, Fido can teach us humans a lot about sleep. For dogs and humans our scientific approach to analyzing sleep cycles shows us that dogs and humans have similar sleep cycles but that dogs are much more opportunistic in finding opportunities to nap than humans. […]

Bear Tracks

Right out of our Cabin in the Tahoe National Forrest!

YoYo Bear’s Den

YoYo is a the 500+ pound brown bear female that had three cubs a few years back. Her den is right by the tree that my right index is pointing at. How do we know? We use MotionX-GPS to mark all those “Points of interest”. I’m not putting up the coordinates or a map because […]


Meet Spunky, YoYo’s boldest Cub: This is Spunky, two days out of hibernation, a few years back. Spunky went right up the snow bank, right to my window and just stared at me. His coat in this picture is still a little gagged. Spunky has grown to be a 650 pound male and we think […]

Coyote Tracks

Up the trail, Coyote tracks. The Coyotes go scavenge under the chairlifts after the resort closes. They look for cookies and food that tourist riders drop. Their favorite seem to be hot dogs. Up the trail there were track of a snowshoe hare who seemed to have been fighting for his life against Waldo’s pack. […]


Waldo in the daylight. After two weeks of snowing, Coyotes are hungry and are looking for food and getting more and more daring. Here’s “Waldo” we see him during the days and nights. From the tracks there are 3 to 5 more in the pack. I’m going to try to find the den.. Probably a […]