YorkieTravels - Canal Trail

My name is Sadie. I live with my mom, Colleen. Our lives have changed a lot this year.   We used to live in a house with a lot of room and I had a backyard. My mom got divorced so that changed our lives a lot.   We moved to our apartment in Concord. We love it in the Bay Area. There is a very long trail that is at the end of our street. Mom likes to walk forever. I like walks if I see other dogs, squirrels and prairie dogs. I want to say hi to everyone. And chase the squirrels. Our walks are in the evening after work. I always get distracted by the smells and other dogs. I sometimes delay or get tired sometimes my mom picks me up and we go for a ride.  Walks are best. Here are some of trail walks. It’s a relaxing exercise for both of us.

Love and food - Warak Arish

In goes by many names, dolmas, dolmades, dolmeh, warak enab, WARAK ARISH. Personally I prefer the Lebanese name. At least that is what I grew up with. Warak means leaves and arish means vine. Warak Arish is the best dish in the world. It is so good that every Greek, Lebanese and Turkish Grandma will tell you their ancestors invented the dish and only we make it correctly. It sounds so simple but centuries of love and tradition are wrapped in this dish. This is not a dish you can make in an hour. I takes about 3ish hours for a single pot. That’s got to be devotion right there. You must be wondering what is this miracle dish that has won the world over. grape leaves- pulled off the vine- the canned grape leaves do not taste as good and are tough Salt Pepper Water 1.5lbs. ground beef or lamb 3/4 cup Rice, uncooked and rinsed in cold water Maybe a touch of allspice or cinnamon Fresh lemon juice You mixed the meat and rice together with salt and pepper. You wi