The Des Moines Fairgrounds have some fun things to see if it isn’t raining! Before leaving on Sunday, we took a nice walk and found some fun photo opps. Madison, Olivia, and I had our photo taken with this fair mural. It is really long, so Mom couldn’t get the entire mural in the photo,…

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Mom and I, Nelson, entered our first Conformation Show in Des Moines on the weekend. We are taking some drop in classes a few times a month and we decided to give it a try for real. Mom has never shown a dog and I have never been shown, so it was all new territory…

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Today we have the final odds and ends from our Montana road trip. Not all the things we see fit in their own post, so we put those all here for you today. This is a shot of me and Nelson at Bozeman Pass. We drove through here on the way to and from our…

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A Montana road trip means finding the odd things along the way where we can take photos. We did pretty well finding weird stuff and we had fun with it. Salem Sue is one of the oddest, but we posted about her last week. This adorable giant otter is in Fergus Falls, MN. Madison and…

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The Painted Canyon Overlook at Theodore Roosevelt National Park was our first and main stop on day two of our Bozeman, Montana road trip. We arrived earlier in the morning so it was not crowded, and it was absolutely beautiful. Dogs are allowed on the walkways and the parking area. Of course, the sign makes…

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We added new states on our Labor Day weekend road trip to the wild west. Olivia, Nelson, and I all hit the road for a two day trip to Bozeman, Montana for two days of nose work trials. Madison stayed home this time because she wasn’t in the trials and Nelson really wanted to go…

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Meet Salem Sue, the world’s largest Holstein cow, right off the highway in North Dakota. We have heard about her, but now we can say we have met her. We drove up the hill to the parking spot, and then we had to walk up the rest of the way to meet Sue. Mom wanted…

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