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  • Love of the Sea

    Love of the Sea

    The Kona Kai Resort on Shelter Island is a timeless San Diego Bay treasure.

    The Kona Kai Resort and Marina is located at the very tip of Shelter Island in a relaxed yachting community surrounded by San Diego harbor, with sweeping views of San Diego Bay. Only minutes from downtown San Diego and the San Diego International Airport, Kona Kai is an oasis amidst the hustle and bustle of the nearby...

  • Door County

    Door County

    Historic Door County Wisconsin is a Pet Paradise for Fido.

    Let me begin by saying, I could live here. We’ve all been on vacation where the place and time spoke to us and it just ‘felt’ good. Well, Door County feels good! Known as the New England of the Midwest, Door County is one of Wisconsin’s most traveled destinations. It’s easy to see why as each tiny hamlet has a charm and history all...

  • Mutt Everest

    Mutt Everest

    Rescue dog, Rupee becomes the first dog at Mount Everest Base Camp!

    When Joanne Lefson, an animal rights crusader, and a former professional golfer rescued Rupee, he had minutes to live. Born and ‘raised’ on a hot, dry dumpsite in an Indian desert, Leh, Northern India, Rupee was on death’s doorstep. At five months of age, Rupee is hardly the picture of health. He is dehydrated and very thin....

  • Healing While Paying it Forward

    Healing While Paying it Forward

    The John & Schoep effect—how one pay it forward event has changed lives forever.

    The original intent of my famous John and Schoep photo was as a "pay it forward" gift to a man who loved his dog and thought his best friend was at the end of his long and happy life. It turned in to so much more than that.

    Over the course of a few years, John and I had occasionally talked about doing a photo...