Category Archives: Dogs

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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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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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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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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Pink violin

I started E on piano quite awhile back. Mostly to expose her to rhythm and the idea of music. Once a week we troop over to The Music Man and make some joyful racket.  She is fascinated by the different … Continue reading

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