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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Whimsy & The Puyallup

Look at my birthday present ! My daughter is holding my new German Shepherd puppy. I named her Whimsy. She is 9 weeks old now and since this picture was taken her other ear perked up. She has been very easy to house-train and a joy . I have already had her with me in the sheep pens, and plan on teaching her to herd sheep. But that will be later in the spring. For now I just want her to be exposed to my sheep, their sounds & movements. She isn't afraid of them, nor is she aggressive. We are going to have so much fun together !

I spent my birthday preparing for our annual September tradition, taking sheep to the Puyallup Fair. This is a busy time, and for the next week I'll be occupied with the fair. Goth ( my Jacob Sheep ram ) can tell it's that time again too and he even seems resigned to his 5 day stay. Last year he appeared to enjoy the crowds gathered 'round his pen. He would stretch, lift his head high and strike a pose for them.

I'll be back to blogging after the fair. If you're in the area ( Puyallup, Washington ) stop in at the Animals Of The World barn & say "hi ". You know you want to  Do the Puyallup !


Pondside said...

Oh no - Kathy you've put the Do The Puyallup song worm into my head!!!
I know you'll have a great time there and I look forward to reading about it - and to hearing more about your sweet Whimsy

Anonymous said...

Whimsy is adorable. Have a wonderful time at the fair. Can't wait to read all about it.

Buttons Thoughts said...

Oh Kathy Whimsy is so beautiful and Goth sure is going to attract the attention. Love your present your daughter is very wise. Happy Birthday and I wish I lived closer I would surely go to the fair. Hug B

Timi said...

Happy Birthday!!!
I love German Shepherd dogs! And your puppy is beautiful and lovely!!! :o)

Deb said...

"Welcome Whimsy" Deb

Sandra said...

Beautiful puppy!
Enjoy the fair :)

JC said...

Congrats on the new puppy. How cool is that !!!

You actual do the fair.
I grew up going to it every year.
Loved it.

I went a few years ago but it had changed so much from what I remembered. A few building had been replaced.

If for some reason I get there this year, I will for sure look for you.


LindaSue said...

I love shepherds! they are so smart and yet most of them have a bit of the goofball in them - perfect companion dog. Enjoy your time at the fair -

Debbie said...

She is a beautiful girl. The dog is gorgeous too! :D I know you two will have a wonderful time together. Good luck at the fair!

Deanna said...

Kathy, Oh how cute a name for a puppy and such a sweet gift!

Fair time! May all go well.

Connie said...

Kathy, whimsy is a wonderful gift! I hope you have a great time at the fair.

Connie said...

Kathy, whimsy is a wonderful gift! I hope you have a great time at the fair.

Bee Lady said...

Happy Birthday! That puppy is adorable.
Have fun at the fair. We've suddenly had temps in the 90's again. I hope it's a little cooler for you.
I hope your honey arrived safely. Let me know when you can, as I've never mailed it in a box like that. I know this is a busy time right now. I'm feeling it too.
Your tea party looks like so much fun and I love all of your pretty dishes. Glad your husband is blogging again!

Cindy Bee

Eggs In My Pocket said...

I just love your new "Whimsy"! Happy Birthday! Wish I could be at the fair to say hello!

Oregon Gifts of Comfort and Joy said...

She is gorgeous! Yay for a new baby.