This is a journal of my vegetable gardens. Skippy was my first dog and he thought the garden was his, even though I did all the work. Now Suzie and Charley follow in his footsteps. We're located near Boston (USDA zone 6A). I have a community plot, a backyard vegetable garden, fruit trees, berry bushes, chickens, and bees. I use sustainable organic methods and do my best to grow all of my family's vegetables myself.

Monday, November 17, 2008

Skippy's new collar

Skippy's new orange collar

We went camping in the backwoods of New Hampshire this past weekend, so I bought Skippy a new collar. Bright day-glo orange - since its open deer season. I like the way it stands out again the drabness of the November landscape.

It was Skippy's first time tent camping and he did a good job. He hiked in the woods, guarded the camp site and then slept soundly. He had his own mat next to me in our cozy 4-season, two-"man" tent. Not the best weather to be outside. About 40F with a steady down pour all night. Good sleeping weather.

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Blogger jimmycrackedcorn said...

Camping? In a cold, cold rain? Your tent must be pretty watertight.

November 18, 2008 9:12 AM

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Handsome collar ya got there, Skippy! Lookin' good! ~Jain

November 18, 2008 10:17 AM


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