This morning I woke up to a sound I haven’t heard in months — rain! Glorious rain! When I walked down to take the sheep down to the pasture with … Continue Reading →

I Didn’t Want to go to Work Today

Early this morning, I sat out on my front steps and watched Midge playing with the puppies. It was a wonderful sight. I would have liked to have stayed there … Continue Reading →

It’s Only Money

Just sent off entry forms and checks for an AKC herding trial in November (Gel only as they are only offering the B Course); an AKC agility trial in October … Continue Reading →


Last night was one of success. On the way home from work, I stopped at a Goodwill store just outside of Charlotte. I found this cool toddler busy center, a … Continue Reading →

Busy Weekend

As always, it was a busy weekend. On Saturday I went to a local agility show and go (fun show) and ran Gel in both a Jumpers and Standard course. … Continue Reading →


Okay, I’ve been dubbed an extremist so in order to make sure that everyone knows of my status, I’m going to shave my head and then have these two tattoos … Continue Reading →

Fun Times!

Each day the puppies become more active and interested in things other than their mother. Last night I sat outside with them for about an hour. It’s hard to tear … Continue Reading →

Surfaces, People, etc. Exposure Update

The puppies have already been exposed to many different surfaces: linoleum, wood, grass and dirt; they’ve met many different people at home (they haven’t gone off the property yet); they’ve … Continue Reading →

Alien Abduction

Last night I got home late. There was an accident on the highway that I travel and I sat in traffic for what seemed like forever. I had planned when … Continue Reading →

More Good News, New Photos and a Video

Got the results today, Gel is Collie Eye Anomaly/Choroidal Hypoplasia (CEA/CH) Normal. This means he will never develop CEA/CH and can be bred to any mate and will produce no … Continue Reading →