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My Bad Attitude

Eight days left in Lent. I am obliged to make a sacrifice for the season. Giving up things I don’t like – e.g. creamed corn or broccoli – would not be right. Giving up chocolate or ice cream, which I love, … Continue reading

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Speak of the Devil…

The aforementioned big fellow was Best of Winners, Best Owner-Handled and Award of Merit at today’s Lone Star Borzoi Club specialty in Fort Worth. With that comes a big, fat five-point major to finish. Val may now be styled Ch. … Continue reading

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Big Val

The handsome (and huge) Val (Soyara’s Vala Rama) winning a major at the Alexandria KC show.

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Houston Weekend: The Good

Our intent for the weekend was to try to get majors on big Leo.  His performance with Gerry Thornton was improved but the best he could do was Reserve one day. Carmen, who had just come into season and was … Continue reading

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Houston Weekend: The Bad

Last weekend was the Houston World Series of Dog Shows, in which Carmencita and big Leo competed (about which more anon).  Sadly we were involved in a sad and highly disreputable situation that resulted in my euthanizing a Borzoi whose … Continue reading

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News from the Show Scene

(photo by Malinda Julien) Mr. Leo (Soyara’s I Wanna Be a Producer) is just a class dog with only one point and not much show experience.  Because Leo is a huge boy (34 inches) and Madame is vertically challenged, we gave … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July to all my American friends (excluding, of course, the social-justice Red Guards).  Whatever its faults, flaws and challenges, still the most dynamic, forward-looking nation on earth.

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