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2018 Weekly Synopsis

This Week on the Blogweimaraner sign

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Once again, I find myself ever so thankful for folks who took the time and effort to update us–especially with a story as well as a photo. Did you notice Jeanne’s creations? If not, check out the Zeus and More link below. She can make any breed or put words, names, or whatever sentiment you are looking to get on a sign for you. Her price is very reasonable. Check it out! We want to support our Weimaraner folks, right?

Cliff and Stackhouse got out to hunt and collect a couple of birds along with all too many cockleburrs. (OMG) It had been a while since I had the joy of picking them out of a Weim. Bella made her first trip to Brookings–I am so envious. I love the Oregon Coast–the beach experience. Loki and Moxie delighted us with their fun news. It was all such a blessing to share. Thanks again!

Sunday— November 4 — Pheasant Finally (Stackhouse reporting)

Monday–- November 5 — More From (Bella and Levi)

Tuesday — November 6 — Training Update (Loki)

Wednesday —November 7 — Zeus and More

Thursday –-November 8 — Finds and Whatnot (Bella at Brookings)

Friday — November 9 — Sealed with a Kiss (Moxie)

On a very personal note

Cliff has been busy keeping the Weims tended as well as making a few small repairs. I suppose the big news of the week was that we both had had our annual wellness with our Primary Physician. We have received a phone call about the blood work results. Overall they were good–Cliff’s white cell count is up, but it has been. Nonetheless, it is nowhere near where treatment would be required. We are very thankful for that news. I anxiously await the full results so I can compare numbers. I am like that. (Haha)

You might have read the Facebook comments on the Boise State -Fresno game that took place late last night. If not, I will make a quick comment here. It was a spectacular win for the Broncos–despite being down their long-distance threat and three excellent defenders. If this game is any indication, I see some of these current players will be making it to the NFL. It was an outstanding effort for the younger players to step up and bring home the win. Stackhouse did his usual Boise State Mojo-thing. It was a late night, but a lot of fun.

2018 Weekly Synopsis

This Week on the Blog

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We want to thank those of you who took the opportunity to send us material for our blog. Of course, we started the week (Sunday) lamenting Arleen’s departure, as well as Arliss, being heartbroken.

We appreciated Nancy’s experience with Tikka’s heat cycle. It was good to bring up the spaying and neutering–pros and cons. Jan Magnuson, who has to deal with problem dogs also made some relevant comments on the topic.

It was fun to hear about Moxie, Style, Pushkin, and Zula Blue (AKA Zoo Boo).

Sunday—October 28 — Arliss

Monday–-October 29 — To Wait, Or Not

Tuesday —October 30 — Costume, Anyone?

Wednesday —October 31 — Food and Such 

Thursday –-November 1 — Reporting (Style from California)

Friday — November 2 — November News (Pushkin and Zula Blue)

On a very personal note

IMG_2359Cliff has been busy around this old Farmhouse making a few small repairs. He put up our mirror–built a little frame for it–that was one of several projects. Another was the dog door — we have had a new one sitting on the shelf for quite some time. Everything is more involved once you get started working on it. Anyhow, a few little this and that things plus the two I mentioned happened. It is always nice to get things taken care of.

I had my annual wellness check–I have to go back for the blood draw. Nevertheless, the visit went well. Dr. Smith was happy with the improvement I’ve made. Cliff is slated for his visit with our primary caregiver this week too. I am not sure if they will do more blood work or not. We will find out.

Ashley cleaned out the tomatoes–that was all that was left in the garden. Oh, there was a couple of banana squash. Our gardening is pretty much done. Of course, there are a few things we could still do, but they may or may not happen.

2018 Weekly Synopsis

This Week on the Blog

Sucia and Patos_4784We want to thank you who took the opportunity to send us material for our blog. Without you, we would be lost. That is not a joke.

Well, the Stackhouse Sister update with Sucia and Patos was the most popular it seems. At least that is what Facebook reports. (Haha) Boone-sired pups are also highly touted. We hope you enjoyed seeing Deja Vu and Boone.

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Sunday—October 15 — Do You See It?

Monday–-October 16 — The Stackhouse Sisters (part three)

Tuesday —October 17 — Deja Vu and Boone

Wednesday —October 18 — Our Luna

Thursday –-October 19— The Stackhouse Sisters (part two)

Friday — October 20 — Our Milly

On a very personal note

UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_4cb6Cliff UNADJUSTEDNONRAW_thumb_4cb5and I 

Cliff and I are doing well. It is typical for us in so many ways. Cliff has been doing a lot of tractor work–clean up and moving dirt. Speaking of clean up–Ashley and I worked on the garden, too. It is relatively bare–except for some tomatoes covered with blankets. I think it would be ideal if we got the weeds trimmed, but it might not happen.

We had two bits of corn–one was the decorative Indian Corn. That is gathered up in a small shock at our front door. The other was the Japanese hulless popcorn. (OMG) There is not much to show popcorn wise; however, I hope to see if we can dry it and pop when the girls are here sometime.

Clean up is the word–inside the greenhouse, we need a bit of cleaning. No, it is not finished–lots of work needs to be seen to get this greenhouse winter-worthy. Nonetheless, it served us well this spring and early summer. Now, we have tossed some of the harvested produce on the counter to ripen–including the honeydew melons.

Well, there is also the pottery for me and the hunting for Cliff. We are trying to tuck in a bit of this and that here and there–mine is more planned. Cliff has to work with Rich to make these trips happen for the two of the grandsons–Nick and Brad. What fun! I don’t have any photos from their bit hunt last evening.

2018 Weekly Synopsis

This Week on the Blog

We want to thank you who took the opportunity to send us material for our blog. Without you, we would be lost. That is not a joke.

We hope our readers enjoyed these fabulous and funny Weimaraner updates, as much as we did.

Sunday—October 8 — The First Sunday

Monday–-October 9 — 23 Days (Bella Lioness)

Tuesday —October 10 — Reznor

Wednesday —October 11 — The Nose Knows (Skye)

Thursday –-October 12— Our Life With (Azula)

Friday — October 13 — The Stackhouse Sisters (Sucia and Patos–Part I)

On a very personal note

IMG_2098Cliff and I went to the Mountain States Tumor Institute (MSTI) today. He has a blood draw, and so now we wait for the results. Of course, we hope for this whole thing mysteriously disappear, and if not to stay in a holding pattern.

I have been busy with the pottery project. It is not something I can do production style. I marvel at what I see Lynda and Charlotte make in one afternoon. I am much slower but is nothing short of a miracle that I can come up with anything at all. (Haha) Otherwise, we have been doing pretty much the same thing as usual–the sorting, organization, and clearing out of things we no longer need or want. I feel as if there is a sea of material goods–deciding what is essential to keep is tricky.

Every time Ashley arrives I have another box or something to give her. I have another pair of new-looking jeans from Grandpa. He has lost a few pounds and doesn’t plan to gain it back. I found a box of handbags–those are gone as well. They were all leather bags and again, in excellent condition. Christina took one that seemed to have her name written on it. That is a win-win situation.

Maybe next week I can give you a report on Cliff’s lab work. I hope. Other all, he is busy around the farm. There is quite a bit of non-farming tractor work such as moving dirt. He is trying to get rid of rocks–we don’t need a Weimar swallowing one of those rounds. It can happen all too quickly. We don’t care to revisit that scenario.

Our little farmhouse is still a work in progress. We love it nonetheless!

2018 Weekly Synopsis

GREETINGS FROM FAR EASTERN OREGON

This Week on the Blog

20180927_065423Cliff and I are ever so grateful for the updates. It means a lot to us, and to the readers. Fresh material is challenging to get. I know how much easier it is to direct post yourself. Please know how much I appreciate those you who bless me with the blog material.

We had a huge variety this week–our Weims are entertaining if nothing else. I think I will let the posts speak–forgo making additional comments. Please remember we can use an update if you feel you can Email or Message us something –shela@owyheestar.com. Thank You!

Sunday—September 30 — Waiting (Mesquite)

Monday–-October 1 — Hummingbirds (Pushin and ZooBoo)

Tuesday —October 2 —Is Your Weim (Winston)

Wednesday —October 3 — Duke at One Year

Thursday –-October 4— Say What? (Duke)

Friday — October 5 — Jorga

On a very personal note

2018 Weekly Synopsis

GREETINGS FROM FAR EASTERN OREGON

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Well, we began with a special memory of Devo’s meeting with the Black Swan. We ended on yesterday with a sweet little celebration of Deja’s three babies. With the exception of Dejah (not to be confused with our Deja), the updates were from pups who just joined their forever families.

Cliff and I are ever so grateful for the updates. It means a lot to us, and to the readers.

Sunday—September 23 — Unusual (Devo and the Black Swan)

Monday–-September 24 — This Happened (Skye)

Tuesday —September 25 — Azula

Wednesday —September 26 — One Year Plus (Dejah)

Thursday –-September 27— Home Safe (Style)

Friday — September 28 — Precious

On a very personal note

2018 Weekly Synopsis

GREETINGS FROM FAR EASTERN OREGON

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This Week on the Blog

IMG_1449You can see we have two themes–the Longhair and then there is the business of water–more often than not we hope your Weimaraner swims. Chrissy shares with us that her Blue Longhair Female (Moxie Blue) loves the water–in their pool, she likes to float. She looks mighty adorable floating around on her Pink Flamingo, don’t you agree?

We send a special thanks to all of you who took the time to give the update for our blog. We truly appreciate it–as do our readers, I am sure.

Sunday—September 16— This Face

Monday–-September 17— Siena

Tuesday —September 18— Winston

Wednesday —September 19— Olli and Indi

Thursday –-September 20— Cliff and Shela (Talk Water )

Friday — September 21 — Moxie Blue

On a very personal note

2018 Weekly Synopsis

GREETINGS FROM FAR EASTERN OREGON

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The Veterinary Wellness Exam happened Tuesday. All the kids passed. (Hurrah!) We made a couple of trips to the Three Cliff’s Sanctuary– (it is located on the southeast corner of our property). I think it is a magical place–at least for our family, and wild critters. It is also fabulous for the puppies. That is something Cliff’s father and uncle didn’t imagine when they planted it for the birds.

The Great Granddaughters and both Granddaughters just happened to be there for the second adventure of the week. I did post some of these photos on Instagram. Isn’t this just grand for the puppies. It does our soul good too!

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20180905_082302Stackhouse was thrilled that Boise State Football is once again a thing. He loves everything associated with the process–treats, games, and our almost undivided attention.
Beyond the Stackhouse thing, we had the fun, the heartwarming, and the excellent Rocky and Mickey news. The last two blogs of the week got the most likes and garnered several comments–ZooBoo, as Marie calls her made us all smile with her bold bath after the pooh-roll. We have all been there.

Sunday—September 2— Go Broncos (Stackhouse)

Monday–-September 3— Labor Day (Mousse Nursing)

Tuesday —September 4— Celebrating (Mesquite)

Wednesday —September 5— From Jan (About Willow)

Thursday –-September 6— Smelly (ZooBoo)

Friday — September 7 — Re-Homed-Part One (Rocky and Mickey)

On a very personal note

2018 Weekly Synopsis

GREETINGS FROM FAR EASTERN OREGON

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Well if you follow us, then you know that Rocky and Mickey needed a new home. Kirsten ended up being the person to adopt them. She already lives with an OwyheeStar (Desi), but now the Weim-factor has tripled. We were able to help facilitate this move. I will be posting an update this week–you probably saw the news online. We are indeed happy for all concerned.

This Week on the Blog

IMG_1387I thank everyone for once again coming through for us. (Whew) It was fabulous not to have to worry about what to write frantically.
Only on Friday, when we talked about Dusty did it require a bit more. I have wanted to feature him for a while. It seemed like an excellent time to talk about some of the recent food issues. A lot is going on with the pet food industry–please take heed, and watch the ingredient list. It can change without notice and raise havoc with the Weimaraner’s sensitive gut, and leave to other issues, too.

Sunday— August 26 — Late (Jorga and Company)

Monday–- August 27 — Excellent News (Sage)

Tuesday — August 28 — Something Fishy (Winchester)

Wednesday — August 29 — Remy

Thursday –- August 30 — Hank Updated

Friday — August 31 — Dusty

On a very personal note

2018 Weekly Synopsis

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We continue to be engaged with the current litter. It is; however, not the only thing we have going. Today, Cliff is at the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA) hunt test. The Treasure Valley NAVHDA is the host club, and the test runs for three days (Friday-Sunday). We dropped by during the Utility Portion, and the atmosphere was thick with tension–training for this event requires a lot. Getting here and putting everything on the line is sometimes touch-and-go. Sure you prepared. Your Versatile Hunting Companion can do it all, but will the conditions be favorable. Will the dog perform to the best of their ability. Ah shucks–Cliff is taking a Weimaraner. What do we know about this breed? Anything can happen. I hope for the best–even a little miracle.

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Another week–once again, I thank everyone who helped me make this possible. We are thrilled to read about Henry’s continued success with the Nose Work. You other who are celebrating several years, thanks for remembering us. We (and the readers) love hearing about your life.

Sunday— August 19 — Rumor Has It

Monday–- August 20 — A Natural (Henry)

Tuesday — August 21 — Planning Ahead (for the next OwyheeStar)

Wednesday — August 22 — Snippets

Thursday –- August 23 — Five Years (Thunder)

Friday — August 24 — Vacation (Arliss and Jorga)

On a very personal note