Am I the only one that drives myself insane doing something I love? Is there anyone in the world who can do it all…or do these people just exist in my head?
Since I spoke about running contacts in my 2012 wrap-up post, I thought I would take some time to share what we did in more detail. I had been toying with teaching a modified four on the floor before our training was interrupted in 2009. What I had been trying to work towards was aContinue reading “Running Contacts à la Trkman: My thoughts”
Now that things are slowing down (relatively) for the winter I’m taking some time to consider what I would like to work on this year. I had look at my 2011/2012 goals and, while we worked little bit on all of them, the only ones we achieved was fixing the back up 3 steps forContinue reading “Looking ahead at dog related goals for 2013”
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. -Ralph Waldo Emmerson Oh haven’t you heard? I’m so done with feeling bad about the tracking test. While I am not over it, I am moving on, negative feelings are – to use a word – exhausting. Between teachingContinue reading “Post-Test Plans for Tracking”
This weekend, Bear and I are going to a tracking test. This will be our first time at a test – I was too much of a chicken last year and backed out at the last minute. This year I’m still a chicken, but I’m going anyway. Between some time off tracking in the springContinue reading “Our First Tracking Test – Prepared for the worst, hoping for the best.”
Bear and I went to another herding lesson today. The skies were clear and the sun was shining so we got to work outdoors. I decided to go in for the early class which would get me home earlier and ensure I got my beauty rest – I do have a rally trial this weekend,Continue reading “Herding – August 22, 2012”
Spring sprung many weeks ago here in Manitoba and it’s high time to start thinking about preparing for the fall tracking tests. I pulled out of the last tracking test we entered because I wasn’t certain we would pass. Actually I wasn’t certain of anything – I followed “the plan” but things did not seemContinue reading “Thoughts on Tracking for 2012”