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
Spend any time on this blog and you’ll discover the overlying theme is all about the journey. Specifically as it pertains to living with, training,…Read More
It’s been a long time since I left a trial feeling anything other than disheartened, slightly beaten down, and wondering why I keep throwing uncooked…Read More
I suck at living in the moment. Cian’s been trying his damndest to teach me. I have failed. What can I say? I’m human. I…Read More
I was doing some website updates, transferring domain names, switching servers, panicking when I thought I lost everything… again, etc. etc. and suddenly realized it’s…Read More
No, I’m not personally in a dark place right now. Not in general. A good friend of mine sent this to me after the trial…Read More
It occurred to me that Dillon hasn’t gotten a lot of press this year. It’s been all Jig and Cian, Jig and Cian. In fact,…Read More
A sad fact of life is, it often takes getting slapped in the face with something to move us to act. We haven’t bred a…Read More
First Trial of the Season ~ Part Deux If you read my last post you know how the end of the weekend went, but how…Read More