Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Merlin says grace

Good evening Sunshine! 

Yes we have been absentee emailers since the summer I think? That's my fault. I hurt my back and was quite restricted in my activity including hiking :( but we have been making up for lost time since March. Merlin is good! A mature 4 year old now, he is a full 80lbs now as he finally filled out and he has sprouted a few grey hairs on his chin and looks quite dignified. 

He still gets into the detachment every so often to make his rounds with the prisoners and we get out on long hikes every block of days off again. I'll attach some pics.

That ol' Puck is spreading his seed! I bet he will top Storm some day. My friends had to put their Golden down in August and they have a mutt pup now with some collie and Shepard in her. She accompanies us on our hikes these days. His other buddies just left for Kugluktuk in NU but we may follow them next year who knows?!

Oh and Merlin now sleeps with me...he won me over. Every so often he gets relegated to the couch when he needs a reminder of the pecking order but otherwise he's still the cuddliest most lovable creature ever!  

Thanks for emailing - it had been on my mind.  



Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sad New

Hi Don, 

I don’t know if you will remember us, but 13 years ago (Feb 28, 2004), Duce came into this world.  He had a wonderful life and even this past weekend went to the cottage and swam in the Bay.  Unfortunately, on Sunday after returning home, he passed away during his afternoon nap under his favorite tree in our backyard.  We are all going to miss him tremendously; Dave, Pam and Gage his younger brother who you also graced us with. 

For about the last year, Duce struggled with arthritis and a collapsed larynx, however, this didn’t stop him from doing what he wanted to do; it only slowed him down a bit.  He was (and will always be) a beautiful boy!



Monday, May 22, 2017

BIS GRCHEX Druiftwood's Wilson CGN RN

BIS GRCHEX Druiftwood's Wilson CGN RN

Enjoyed the East Coast trail with Roxy!

Hey Don! 

Yesterday we enjoyed a 7K hike along the East Coast trail with Roxy! She had a great time and enjoyed going through all the water and bog! She was rotten, but very happy :) I attached some pics of us on the hike! My oldest son, Connor, is in the pics. Nothing better than a boy and his dog ❤️ He loves her so much!



Sunday, May 21, 2017

Misty update

Born March 2...12 weeks Misty is doing well.  

Training wonderfully in both manners and early retrieve work.

Hope things are well with you. 



Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Daisy at 22 months


I thought this was a good picture of Daisy, so wanted to pass it on. She has fit in well with the family and is best friends with our 5 year old black lab.


Daisy 22 mos

Monday, May 15, 2017

Rocky pics

Hey Don, 
Just sending some pictures of my handsome boy 💙 Hope all is well with all of you .



Rally Obedience yesterday in Bedford

Dee and I entered Rally Obedience yesterday in Bedford.  She did fine, I didn’t! we qualified  with 185/200 points.  This is her first but she just turned 9 months today.


Friday, May 12, 2017

Scotty is doing well

Hello Don,

Scotty is doing well. Very few accidents, well behaved puppy other then two hours a day of extreme hyper.




Sky (pic)

A recent picture of Benjamin's dog, Sky.  She is such a good dog too.

Hope all is well.



Saturday, May 06, 2017

Roxy update

Hi Don!
How's everything going? Hope your weather is better than what we have here in NL. Lots of icebergs and freezing rain again tonight. Here are some recent pics of Roxy! The one of her and my little girl on the couch is so sweet! They both had their arms around each other 😊 another pic of Roxy with all the pack ice we had in the harbour and another with one of the icebergs!