The life and work of artist, farmer, Golden Retriever breeder,etc.... Lisa Head Harbidge

Monday, July 19, 2010

Summer Bliss!

This is the Nordegg River, which Calum & I came across on a afternoon roadtrip out with the dogs on our way to the Brazeau Dam. This is one of my favorite things to do with the dogs during the summer. They love their trip and swim time. Calum used his life guarding skills yesterday, and made his first save, (although not human)as Beamer did get caught at one point in a some dead wood hanging in the water. Hopefully next trip out we will be able to take our new family addition from our Kiss & Tim litter.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Summer lamb!

Our first lamb from our new St. Croix flock of sheep was born late this afternoon and then endured a marble size hail storm!! He looks like he will be the first of many late summer early fall lambs to start arriving!

Monday, July 5, 2010

Blissful Sleep

Sleep should never be taken for granted! Because when you don't get enough, it can effect your whole outlook on things. One of my litters of pups has had 3 rowdy nights in a row and it is wearing on us. Tonight I will be taking them for a long vigourous hike before bed to help tire them out to try and make it through the night.I was reminded today by a stranger that this too shall pass and they will grow out of this stage, but at 3 in the morning, with pillows over our heads, patience is challenging. Come morning (at a decent hour)their adorable faces melt away the thoughts of frustration from a disturbed sleep and we move on with the day...while they experience blissful sleep positions like this one!!

Nature up close!

A beautiful summer day brought out this very easy going butterfly who allowed me to spend a good deal of time watching and taking photos up close. What beautiful markings it had.