As you know, I love nature and the outdoors and I try to spend adequate time enjoying all that it has to offer.  One of my favorite outdoor companions is my dog, Toli.  She absolutely loves exploring and getting rugged, despite her gracefully aging body.  She's a young pup at heart and in spirit, though. I'm always trying to find new and different places for us to go and mix things up.  I like to call these trysts "adventures" because,…