Saturday, December 11, 2010
West Thompson Again
This entry closes out the year, and I’m left in the awkward position of feeling a need to look back. We’ve moved to a new town, and I’ve started substituting 5K runs for some of my dogwalks, so there have been noticeably fewer photos this fall. I took some of the best bird pictures I’ve ever gotten, and I still look back wistfully at photos of the time Ojo spent with us.
By the way, in terms of looking back, Copley (far left) has grown quite a bit. You can go back for a reminder of how teeny he was only 11 months ago.
Lots of non-dog, non-bird things happened this year, but this blog has really become my venue for writing about photos, so there’s a large, unphotographed portion of our lives that I don’t talk about here. I wonder how many folks think I just go for dogwalks every day and then to bed. I have a job, though you wouldn’t know it.
Actually, that part of my life has its own blog too.
He’s still a lightning puppy, particularly when a ball crosses his path. I can’t help but wish I still had his white-faced brother by my side too.
One of my favorite things about his looks is how little maintenance it requires. Many show Goldens are brushed out daily, washed a couple of times a week, and trimmed or “neatened” all over. There’s certainly nothing wrong with that, but Comet looks really good without a haircut, which to me better embodies the spirit of a working dog.
Labels: Ajax, Comet, Copley, daily stay, dogs, Finn, Jill, Tally, West Thompson
Location: West Thompson
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Love looking at your pictures. I have two brothers of Ajax. .One was born 2009 the other 2011 They look so much alike. Jill has spoken of you before to me. I was looking at the k9data site that is how I saw Ajax.
Hi Cindy, so glad you found us! I looked up Finn and Chance on k9data and you're right: they're like carbon copies of each other. Jax is doing agility too, and he loves it.ReplyDelete