Morrow Mountain, NC New Years day 2014

As usual, I headed up to Morrow Mountain, NC for the traditional New Years day ride. It was only 3 of us showing up this year. It might have been a little too cold for some. Took the opportunity to scout out some prospective kayak paddle destinations, and Yadkin River looks very nice. Water is not very clear, but still a nice paddle destination.

Lots of deer running around in the state park, as usual. Can't wait to go camping up there this spring.

Yadkin River, Morrow Mountain State Park boatramp

Morrow Mountain State Park

Yadkin River looking north

Morrow Mountain State Park

2013 IABCA (International All Breed Canine Association) Charlotte, NC

Went to Charlotte last weekend to IABCA (International All Breed Canine Association) with our two Shiloh Shepherd fur kids Maggie, 22 months, and her little brother and best friend Samson, 5 months. I didn't have much time to take pictures due to stressful showing, but got a few in between bouts.

Pretty good learning experience being our very first show

Samson:

All show: Best in Breed Puppy
Show 2: 2.nd Place in Best of Puppy Group
Show 1: 3.rd Place in Best of Puppy Group
Earned IABCA National & International Puppy Title

Maggie:

All shows: Best in Breed Adult
Best in Show Companion
Best in Show Companien Reserve
Earned IABCA International Title

 

Lots of dogs at this show

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Our Camp

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They were both taking in the sights and sounds

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I'll giv ya a smooch if ya pik meeee

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Mom, is she goin to pik meee?

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Mom and Mags waiting on verdict

2013 International All Breed Canine Association Show