Sophie as Spidey and Max’s Pumpkin Carving

Sophie gets her Spidey on for Halloween

Halloween was quite the dress-up occasion for Sophie this year. Towards the beginning of October she donned a tux to compete in the pet costume contest at our local Agway. Then came Halloween itself which fell on a Saturday this year. That plus the great dry weather […]

Freeport Maine with Sophie, Labor Day 2015

First stop on our Maine road trip was lunch at the Chauncey Creek Lobster Pier in Kittery

Dave the Moose, outside LL Bean

Helpful little lobsters assist you with your bottle of Allagash or Geary’s

Our first real road trip with Sophie was to Freeport, Maine over Labor Day weekend 2015. Our […]

Sophie’s Championship Certificate

It took a while, but we finally received Sophie’s championship certificate in the mail from the AKC! Lyrac’s Sun Kissed Meadow is her “kennel name”, but she is Sophie to us.

Sophie Grows Up (a bit)

SophieFall 2013

Sophie and Bentley – Sibling Play Date

In mid-September, Sophie graduated from kindergarten, or rather “puppy behaviorial enrichment” as it’s called now. She even performed the requisite graduation “trick”, in her case a “roll over” with daddy. We also had a nice visit with Myra and Reivan, which gave the grandparents […]

Sophie at 4 Months


At 4 months old, we only have one more puppy kindergarten class with Sophie. Graduation requires us to teach her a “trick”. Yeah RIGHT!! She’s starting to lose some of her baby teeth and being a little better behaved, so she’s earned some additional freedoms. Such as being allowed out in the bedroom […]