Tag Archives: Chico

4th of July weekend at Sugar Bush Farm

This going camping at a place where they are having an agility trial is really working for us. I did backpack camping as a girl, and having a car and an air mattress (hey, I actually like the camping pad … Continue reading

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Qualifying run

If you have the patience and curiosity, you can spend about one minute watching our qualifying run from Saturday. Not blazing fast, but good communication between us and a happy dog. That’s perfect.

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And here’s something even cooler than a new title

At one point during yesterday’s agility trial, Chico and I were hanging out at the back of the arena space. I was sitting on a low perch, Chico sprawled at my feet, just kind of watching the goings on. Someone … Continue reading

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Chickens and bears, oh my!

At the beginning of the summer, I had a happy little flock of thirteen chickens. On nice days, they, Chico, and I would hang out in the yard. Then, all over my rural neighborhood, the bears started making problems in … Continue reading

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Fun Saturday in Maine

On Saturday morning, Chico and I went to the Bridgeton, ME Framers Market with a friend of mine. Ours. It was threatening rain and I was told that the market was not as big as it sometimes is, but it … Continue reading

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Silverton Sporting Ranch, part two

The main attraction of the weekend at Silverton Sporting Ranch was our guided snowshoe walk. Denise said that our ultimate destination was a small hunting camp on her land. She had gone there on snow mobile earlier that morning to … Continue reading

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Silverton Sporting Ranch

We had quite the field trip in mid-February. My longtime friend K got a deal on a lodging, food, and guided snowshoe expedition package at the Silverton Sporting Ranch in Canaan, Maine. K’s husband couldn’t make it, the place is … Continue reading

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Got Ya day

I heard a great expression the other day. Someone asked how long Chico had been with me and I said “Just over two years now.” “Oh, do you celebrate his Got Ya day? The date he came to you.” Regular … Continue reading

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Cross Sound Ferry

More of our adventures on the Christmas/New Years giant two-week field trip. On the way back from East Hampton, I decided to take the ferry from Orient Point, NY to New London, CT, about an hour and twenty minute ride. … Continue reading

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Off-leash walking poses new dangers

I just read this article about a northern California man walking two small dogs off-leash who was hit with an electric-shock gun (apparently this is the most current public relations speak for a stun-gun) by a National Park Service ranger. … Continue reading

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