Monthly Archives: May 2011

Things we love…..

Walking in the creek down the road… Land’s End Trekkers!  I bought Summer her first pair 3 years ago and (smartly!) bought them from the boys section.  They now adorn John’s feet and Summer has a new (boy’s) pair!  This … Continue reading

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Around the (New) House

The bathroom:    The kitchen/living area:    The loft area:     Me and my girl! Up next: Installing the tongue and groove ceiling, work on tub restoration, and Eli and I went shopping (alone!) and ordered our tile!

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The Giving Girl

To be truthful, it wasn’t her idea.  But she embraced it wholeheartedly:  Ask for donations to the local Animal Shelter instead of presents for her birthday.  And family and friends were so wonderfully generous!  We had bags and bags of food, … Continue reading

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An appetizer….

Grandpa Wally is a pretty avid fisherman.  So he has minnow traps…which also work as crayfish traps!  He had a bucket of 30 or so and once Summer understood how to pick them up (by their back, behind their pincers) … Continue reading

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It’s newborn season ’round here!!


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Banjo’s Natural Ability

Banjo had her first NAVHDA hunt test this weekend.  The “puppy test” is a way to prove their natural ability, hence the name.  Pups are tested in Use of nose, Search (for birds), Water, Pointing, Tracking (down a pheasant with … Continue reading

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An intro to The Dogs….

Banjo had her first hunt test this weekend, but I thought before i blogged on about that, I should go back to the beginning. About 7 years ago, Eli got a bit.  Bit by some bug that made him think … Continue reading

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