Monday, August 10, 2009

Sunday morning coffee at the dog show

So I went to an obedience trial for the first time in three years, even though it meant getting up early on a Sunday when I am going to work six days this week. Deprived, that's what I've been. And I just barely got myself out the door in time to be an hour late, so I didn't even consider taking the real camera, but when I got there I tried a few things with the awful phone camera. Considering that I was facing a row of windows, and that I didn't want to get up and move around and disturb the dogs and handlers, I got a few that were all right.

It's only Monday. We'll see on Saturday night how sorry I am that I didn't stay home and rest.

There are dogs as well as humans in this picture.

That black thing is a Rottweiler about to land after retrieving the dumbbell over the jump--the white jump against the white wall. I took several shots of dark dogs against the dark ring surface.


  1. I hope this doesn't all catch up with you later in the week.

    Do you go to show your dog or to get clients?

  2. Neither one this time. (It's good, in a general way, for people to know who I am, but a large percentage of them aren't local.) My dog is far from ready to compete. During the years I've been looking after my father, even before I had to stay home with him, I haven't had time to train much.

    This time I went just to watch dogs--dogs I didn't have to train or bathe or clean up after. A vacation!

  3. If I wasn't so lazy, I would train the Princess for obedience trials. Oh, wait.... the Princess doesn't obey me. Shucks.