HIKING TENEROC – Mischief Monday

Yesterday was a beautiful morning so Mom & I went for a hike on the Teneroc Lost Lake Trail. It was brrry out so Mom bundled up till she looked like the Michelin Man and I put on my sweater and off we went.


These Sandhill Cranes were having breakfast near the trailhead.


C’mon Mom!?????????????????????? ??????????????????????

We had rain this week so there were lots of nommy grass shoots fur me…a dawg’s gotta have his veggies…??????????????????????

Guess which trail I took…and guess which one Mom the Slacker took…?????????????????????? ??????????????????????


This is Lost Lake….??????????????????????

Wait a minute…what’s that down in the water???????????????????????

OMD It’s an otter! This is so kewl…??????????????????????

Time to get back on the trail…??????????????????????

I stopped for a quick drink down by the cypress swamp…??????????????????????

Ya’all know how much Mom likes putting me in trees…??????????????????????Gizmo Out!

Thanks to Snoopy’s Dog Blog,  Alfie’s BlogMy Brown Newfies and Luna, A Dog’s Life…for sponsoring the hop!



About Gizmo

Hi! I'm Gizmo...a handsome terrier-about-town with a distinct point of view. I will write about whatever interesting things come across my desk, appear on my twitter feed @GizmoGeodog, or meet me out on the geotrails. I love to geocache cause it takes me to all the wild places & I can get back to being a real dog. I care about all my brofurs & sisfurs who haven't found their own forever homes yet, & raise funds to help them whenever I can. My girl brought me home from the shelter & together we explore our world. I do my best to make her smile, & she does her best for me. We are a team.
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46 Responses to HIKING TENEROC – Mischief Monday

  1. Jodi says:

    What a beautiful hiking trail!! I’m guessing that was Spanish Moss and not icicles in the third and fourth pictures? 😉 It sure looks like great fun!

  2. You two have the best adventures together! Great storytelling through photos 🙂

  3. Kristine says:

    You find the coolest places to visit. I almost feel like an adventurer myself every time I come by your blog.

  4. That was a nice trip, Gizmo…and there is a guide post to my crib too – come and visit me ;o)

  5. Hannah says:

    Great photos! That looks like a lovely trip!
    And Happy New Year!
    Your blog has been short listed for the ‘Animal Tails Award Ceremony 2012’!!
    To see what you’ve been short listed for and whether you’ve won, please visit:

    • Gizmo says:

      OMD! That is so totally awesome…I can’t thank you enough for thinking of us and it’s such a wonderful surprise…Happy Joyous Tail Wags from a grateful scruffy puppy *snoogles*

  6. I HAVE to come visit you. What a cool looking place.

  7. Wish I waz wiff ya Gizmo, looks amazing 🙂 and what wonderful photo’s. You all have a funtaztic Happy New Year 🙂 Big Hugs xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

    • Gizmo says:

      Youze welcome any times pal…You’d be lots of fun to hike with I’m sure…Happy, healthy, loving and fun-filled New Year to you and your family!

  8. Oh Gizmo, I was hoping you would get out for a hike this weekend!!! I did NOT know we had otters up there in N FL. Now I feel like I am missing out. All we have are alligators in the lakes and waterways. Grrrr.

    Happy New Year, my pal!

    • Gizmo says:

      Hiya Oz…yes the fresh water rivers are home to wonderful otters but they stay pretty hidden are aren’t that easy to spot so mom was really excited about this one. Happy Terrier New Year to you and yours pal!

  9. Loy says:

    Oh Gizmo, what a beautiful and exciting hike you took! Way cool! Happy New Year, Pup. Hope 2013 is full of more adventures for you and your mom!

  10. Hey Gizmo
    Thanks for stopping by. I have just signed up so should get your posts from now on.
    We wish you a really Happy New Year. Make it a good one.
    Best wishes Molly

  11. Novroz says:

    wow…look at those great photos!!
    the view is amazing and you are looking so dazzling Gizmo 🙂

    happy new year Giz 🙂

  12. Emmadog says:

    Mom is worried, she says it looks like a spot for alligators to hang out! If there was no danger then it looks like a cool walking spot! Happy Howling New Year!

    • Gizmo says:

      There are gators in the lake Emma, but Mom & I stayed high on the ridge far away from them so we were very safe 🙂 Happy happy New Year Emma!

  13. Cindy says:

    That looked like a fun hike! Did your mom get you down from the tree?


    • Gizmo says:

      BOL! Yes, she does let me come down after she finished with the pikhsure taking stuff…Iz wish she’d do it quicker 😉 Happy New Year!

  14. Val says:

    I bet you were one tired pup after that awesome adventure. Look forward to more exciting times in 2013. Happy New Year Gizmo!!

  15. Glad you had a good hike. I love your tree pose 🙂

    • Gizmo says:

      It was a great hike by our standards, but yours sure puts us to shame in the challenging department 🙂 Mom does love having me in trees…silly hoomins! Happy New Year!

  16. Ann Paws says:

    I love all of your nature pictures! I expect to see a dinosaur to pop their head out somewhere lol. It reminds me of a prehistoric scene of something. And you look like you are having a fabulous time!

    • Gizmo says:

      Thank you so much! Maybe not a dinosaur but we do have wild hogs in the more remote areas…I’ve seen them on the trail before…Happy New Year Ann!

  17. What a great hike you were on. M really loved all the pictures too.,

  18. kate says:

    What a beautiful hike, happy new year!

    urban hounds

  19. Hey Giz, Jetty here. Hi Miss JG.

    Guess what? Mom was up in Boynton yesterday and when she took my Nana out, they saw Sandhill Cranes on the side of the road! She said they look so majestic.

    Gorgeous, gorgeous photos… you are really getting us revved up to find a way to visit. 🙂

    Wishing you a healthy, happy and abundant new year. 🙂

    • Gizmo says:

      Hiya Jetty! That’s so kewl that your mom saw them too 🙂 We are so looking forward to a visit here with you…Promise we’ll take you to the very best places! Mom & I wish you, JJ and Miss L a very happy, healthy & loving New Year and send you tons of Happy2013Snoogles*

      • Hiya Giz…

        That’s a deal… Mom has GOT to figure out the logistical thingies!!!

        Oh the very same to both of you… substituting Jetty kisses, JJ hugs and belly rubs from Mom!!!

  20. It looks like your two had a great time. We don’t have trails in NY. Happy New Year.

    • Gizmo says:

      Happy New Year BJ and Lynda! We love our hikes together … and that other link was just a test post I did while setting up a new Windows app…sorry if it confused you *snoogles*

  21. 2browndawgs says:

    That looks like a great place to go for a walk! Beautiful pictures. Brown dawgs would have been in that water in no time. 🙂 Happy New Year to you!

    • Gizmo says:

      It is a great hike but I do warn my friends with water-loving dogs that this trail borders the lake most of the way & the water is always in sight so they need to keep that in mind before joining us. Lucky for me, I guess, that Gizmo really doesn’t like getting wet so I’m pretty safe 🙂

  22. Wow, what a great hike! I can’t believe you saw an otter, Gizmo! That’s so cool! They are one of my favorites.

    • Gizmo says:

      It was a wonderful morning and the otter was the cherry on the sundae for me…We both remained still enough (thanks Gizmo!) for him to stick around a while and let us watch

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