Hello, my name is Gizmo.

This is my baby pic­ture. Lara took it a cou­ple of weeks ago when she and Jim came to vis­it us. No doubt when I am old­er I will wish that I had­n’t post­ed it here. But for now I hope you enjoy it and all of the oth­ers. Here’s some video of us play­ing tug. […]

1st Away Game

before we can switch from pup­py nose work (cook­ies and box­es) Giz­mo needs to do 6 search­es away from home or the train­ing facil­i­ty.  this is loca­tion one. the park next to the train depot and the police sta­tion in Duvall. we did two search­es one along the path and one along the rock wall. […]

Game Cameras in the Late Winter and Early Spring

It’s been a while since I’ve post­ed any of the game cam­era pic­tures. Even when we are ignor­ing them they sit in the woods and on the dri­ve­way and qui­et­ly go about their busi­ness. Most­ly we get shots of deer. A few of which have iden­ti­fi­able traits. There’s Torn Ear. and one that I call Short Neck. […]

Game Cameras Early Fall 2016

or… What’s Doing on the Farm We’ve had a bit of a fail. One of the cam­eras was hors de com­bat due to a mis-for­­mat­ed card. The cam­era locat­ed in the sep­tic field took no pic­tures dur­ing Sep­tem­ber and Octo­ber. Mean­while — here’s what’s been doing on the pas­ture road and dri­ve­way at the begin­ning of fall. Our bear […]

Wildlife on the Farm — April 2017

The first real month of spring — as evi­denced by the vis­i­tor in our first pic­ture. The robins are back and hop­ping around the pas­ture look­ing for worms. This fel­low was look­ing to land on the fence post that the cam­era is mount­ed on. And they coy­otes are show­ing them­selves reg­u­lar­ly both at night and dur­ing the day. The […]