A second helping of chocolate

February 29, 2016 - Haydn and Aspen were great fun to work with. Having 2 Labs myself, I immediately recognized and reminisced about the ama...
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Life is a box of chocolates

February 28, 2016 - ...or so said Forrest Gump. I spent some time with two delightful chocolates this afternoon, namely Haydn (8 years) and...
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21 miles

February 27, 2016 - 21 miles on the treadmill this morning, binge watching a series set in the Florida Keys. I was sweating enough to actual...
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turnabout is fair play

February 26, 2016 - Since Arwen was the star of the show yesterday, it seems only fair to give Soleil top billing today. Here is her froggy...
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signs

February 25, 2016 - I've always been someone who ascribes to the belief that things happen for a reason, perhaps not discernable in the mome...
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Choking the chicken...

February 24, 2016 - ..quite expertly.
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Froggy doggy

February 23, 2016 - Snowstorm on the way - 20 to 30 centimetres. Or, in this part of the world, just another Wednesday in February. Soleil...
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Big pile of goo

February 22, 2016 - Big pile of goo: that's one of Soleil's many monikers. She figuratively dissolves when you pat her, turning upside down...
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la belle au bois courant

February 21, 2016 - A beauty encountered in the forest, briefly paused, ready to dash away in a merry game of tag. Visla pup.
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whispers of spring

February 20, 2016 - Despite all of the snow, there are subtle signs of the promise of spring: today it is raining and 3 degrees Celsius. Tha...
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Chairman of the bored

February 19, 2016 - It's Friday, and Arwen's clearly had enough of the work week... Happy weekend!
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snowshadows

February 18, 2016 - Neologism of the day: snowshadow. There isn't much I like about winter, but light and contrast are on that list. Nothin...
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Low key

February 17, 2016 - A counterpoint to yesterday's post. Just as high key has its own airy, delicate allure, low key carries a similar, minim...
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high key

February 16, 2016 - I've always had a soft spot for high-key images, and Yellow Labs lend themselves perfectly to this kind of treatment. In...
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La-bra-dors

February 15, 2016 - It's a statutory holiday here, and it's still cold outside, so the camera stayed indoors. Here we have Soleil with a sw...
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My frozen Valentine

February 14, 2016 - Or my &*?&$%# Valentine... We started the day with a temperature of minus 39 celsius (about the same number in Fahrenhe...
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only in Canada, eh?

February 13, 2016 - Today was the annual Seguin sled dog mail run, a truly marvellous event in which a dozen or so teams of mushers and dogs...
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darkness and light

February 12, 2016 - A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by...
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the coldest day of the year

February 11, 2016 - Dear Dad I went to see you today. Our little remaining ritual, a decade gone past now. A decade. Hard to wrap my head...
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Speaking with a forked tongue

February 10, 2016 - You can't ever trust a Labrador... This is what remains of a pink monkey toy. A scrap whose fascination factor far outw...
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digging in for winter

February 09, 2016 - Relatively speaking, it's been a mild and gentle winter this year, but we're in for some real, frigid, Arctic cold at th...
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monday, monday

February 08, 2016 - February seems to be the time of the year when energy is at low ebb, on so many levels. When I run a marathon (26.2 mil...
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Hekkla

February 07, 2016 - Hekkla is a tiny community about 10 kilometres away from the village of Rosseau. It's not only a beautiful spot, but als...
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The eyes have it

February 06, 2016 - The eye truly is the window to the soul, and all the more so with animals, since it is their principal means of communic...
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less is more

February 05, 2016 - Sometimes I just like to let a photo speak for itself. This is one of those times. Late afternoon sunlight. Slumbering...
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Another day, another silly photo

February 04, 2016 - (or two) The things poor, patient Soleil puts up with, from Arwen and from me... And the day wouldn't be complete...
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Captain Crunch

February 03, 2016 - A rainy, dreary February day (shovelling sopping-wet snow is akin to working with cement), which called for some indoor...
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Coach

February 02, 2016 - She's can be a relentless taskmaster But also very zen
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stylin' scarf sisters

February 01, 2016 - Just a short and sweet post today; the dogs were happy to sport a muffler for a quick picture. So who wears it better?...
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