Changing Tack

As some have noticed, I’ve been really quiet here for the last six months or so.  Molly worked her last trial at Spokane this year.  It has become obvious to me that in not having as much room to run around, her body conditioning has changed drastically and it is affecting her work.  She is […]

Heybrook Lookout

The dogs and i have been hiking more as we have all gained a few pounds since leaving the ag property for a house ‘in town’.  Since i still use Molly on livestock, it is important that at least one of us not be a physical train wreck. Honestly, hiking also seems to be great […]

Slow Time

It has been a while since i posted. Mostly because there is a lot going on, but also because i’m having a hard time deciding what to put in here and what to set aside and keep as a private thought. The April Trial went off well. It seems like most of the off time […]


There is something that happens in my world around the beginning of Spring; after the April trial and before Fourth of July when things get quiet. The rented sheep are lambing, my garden demands my attention and the house converts from winter cocoon to summer shelter. Typically, i’d hunker down, scrub the house and get […]