Author Archives: Jenny


After 15 years in the house, and 6 years after doing the flooring in the rest of the house, we are ripping out the last of our carpeting. 100 sf room, not a bedroom as it lost its window when … Continue reading

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Best boy Bing

I love this dog so terribly much. He will be 14 in August.

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Books from Inter Library Loan 2010 – 2012 ish

These are books I borrowed (and read) via ‘Inter Library Loan’ with the help of Anchorage Public Library between 2010 and 2012. I was studying for my CCPDT-KA (Certified Professional Dog Training – Knowledge Assessed) exam and deeply into dog-training. … Continue reading

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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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