At the top, on the right Grand-ma Coccolina ( Ermengarda) her daughter Golly Gee
Below her, Floirac Déjà Vue her grand-daughter and next to her her son Compay II ( father of Floirac) and on the right on the next tier:
French Lover and Grand-ma Thelma.
Missing from photo is Booly Wooly, probably in his bed, resting. Most of the others are with me whenever I do anything around the garden. Booly Wooly comes when he hears the word, "duck". Otherwise, forget it.( as in post below)
I am pretty proud of this photo and what it represents. Sometimes, it's nice to be proud of one's own work.Not many around patting you on the back.
Success doesn't just "happen" and it's not that easy....*I don't know how many out there can say that it is easy or even want to!
*Since a failed mating in 2004 with Mollymae, who refused Poppenspaler's Poil Armagnac and then, Thelma who was mated to a Canadian stud ( FrenchClub show winner, in 2005)and we found out he had turned sterile. Just before that, the( illegal, according to FCI rules and I didn't know because I trusted
some who knew
more than me) insemination of Mollymae with Lynx straws and the death of her 4 pups and hers in the same day due to?
Yes, I have been breeding since 2004 and not 2006 as I recently read somewhere about myself.When I look back, geeeez. I am a bit speechless. If I had known what I knew now? famous last words.Eh?
So, yes. I am proud.