The Shadowdance Blog…

sometimes humorous, sometimes sad, occasionally irreverent, mostly honest.

A collection of ramblings on my life with working dogs, livestock, and a creative brain.

“And so I write. I write my life. I write to escape real life. I write to live moments over again. I write to rewrite the moments I’ve lived over in a way that makes more sense to me. I write the moments to heal. I write the moments I hope never happen. And I write the moments I hope will happen.”
― R.B. O'Brien

Jig’s Journey ~ Summer Already?!!?

I’ve been a bit of a slacker on keeping up with posts. Problem is, I’ve been super busy. If you’ve ever checked out my writing…

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Jig’s Journey ~ 2015

Happy… spring? *glances at calendar* Sure. We’ll go with that. Happy spring! We managed to somehow avoid Mud Season this year — that’s not a…

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A Passal of Warm Fuzzies

As usual, it’s been a while since my last post. But as I mentioned before, not a whole lot goes on around here during the…

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Touching Base

I know I promised I’d post more, but really, there’s not a lot that happens around here in the winter. Not with the frigid weather…

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Jig’s Journey ~ Revisiting Nationals

Just a quick (photo-intensive) post to share some of my favorite photos from our cattle runs at the pre-trial and National’s trial. Thanks to Lori…

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A Tribute to My Narcoleptic Puppy

Quinn turned twelve on the 8th of November. He has no clue. Seriously. Outside of exhibiting some signs of going deaf, it’s hard to tell…

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Jig’s Journey ~ ASCA Nationals Part II

Yeah, this is a bit late, but I’m still trying to catch up from being gone for ten days. First, from the Brazos County Expo…

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Jig’s Journey ~ ASCA Nationals Part I

We arrived at the Expo center in Bryan, Texas at noon on Friday. The trip down had been fairly smooth and uneventful. Just the way…

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Jig’s Journey ~ The Coyote Classic

Last weekend we went to MN to attend the Coyote Classic put on by the Upper Midwest Australian Shepherd Club at Conroy Farm. As always,…

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