Author Archives: Jenny

Spring

Lots going on at Midtown ranch. Bulbs are blooming. Rhubarb is peeking out. Breakup is 90% complete though the dogs are still getting muddy. The backyard snow is half gone. The greenhouse is the normal disaster. Just a few more … Continue reading

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Science Fair 2018

E _rocked_ it at the Science Fair today. Despite her voiced concerns over speaking to the judge about her project, my loquacious daughter excitedly and with great animation spoke at length about what and how she did what she did. … Continue reading

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Iditarod Ceremonial Start

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Good boy

My favorite dog show of the year is held the first weekend of June at the Chugiak Benefit Association Ball Fields.  This year I entered Bing in Rally Advanced B on a whim. I haven’t done Rally Adv B but … Continue reading

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Healdsburg and ekaphants

Visiting my mom in Healdsburg California. Spent some time at the plaza and drove down to Oakland zoo so EKA could see elephants in person. Rode the sky tram. Road the train. Saw elephants, giraffe, elands, camels, lions, tigers, zebras, … Continue reading

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Partnership with a Very Good Dog

Video of Bings run Bing, Wales Tails Roques Crooner HSAsM, RN, BN, CGC, RATN, ASCA STDs, AHBA JHDCook Inlet Kennel Club 20170402, Wasilla AK Barnhunt, Open Bing is twelve and was suggesting before we made the drive this morning that … Continue reading

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Sheep therapy

I always feel so calm and happy after being on our friends farm and doing a little herding.  Roscoe did fabulous today. He has a firmness with the sheep yet doesn’t insist on being constantly inside their bubble. I only … Continue reading

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5th birthday

I made an ice cream cake for Elizabeth’s party later today.Gluten free cake from a box mix (who knew such a thing was available?!?) Baskin Robbins Strawberry ice cream Baskin Robbins Chocolate ice cream Chocolate icing (powdered sugar, Hershey’s Cocoa … Continue reading

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Meanie Allie

She always steals toys. Meanie. 

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Balance beam reboot

Today Uncle Walter guided me thru building the support piece for a balance beam I’d picked up from Calgary IKEA.  The balance beam is cleverly constructed in classic IKEA fashion. All but one piece break down to flat easily transported … Continue reading

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