Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Newfoundland Specialty in San Diego

I went to my first show right on my 6 month birthday.
I thought the judge was going to take my liver treat
out of my mouth so I sat down and closed my mouth tight!

opps, I found out later she just wanted to look at my teeth.
(Well.... usually when people are opening my mouth it's to take something out)

I know better now so Sophie and I are getting ready for the
Newfie Specialty in San Diego

Don't forget to bring some of these

We CANNOT forget my food bowl!
ohhh phhhh I just found out we have a long drive ahead of us

Whoo hooo my Bella is going to her first Specialty

Wait..... did you stay 6 hours in the car with Bella???

Whoooooo hooooooooo whoooooo hoooooo Bella won!


My grandmother (The beautiful and sweet Miss Ottis) passed on one big no no to me.......

I promised to never chew walls againI found something every more fun than chewing walls!

I can't believe I haven't found this fun sooner!

Uh Oh let me guess.... this is a no no too???

I hope I can keep all these No No's straight


Chewing And Even More Chewing

Growing adult teeth takes a lot of chewing
(Notice the window sills??)
One afternoon I couldn't sleep so I woke my mama Sophie up.
She told me of a secret place she left a good chewing stick
I hope I'm going the right way

My long legs can climb these hills easy nowI can make it down easy now too
I found it!!!
Oh yeah this is a good chewing stick

I don't know why but everyone says they'll be glad when I'm done teething

Thanks mama Sophie I can go back to napping now

I wonder if those baseboards are off limits like the window sills??


Monday, October 27, 2008

On The Hunt

Indoor play has been fun but...

Now that I'm BIG I get to play in the backyard!

mmm Let me see what looks good

Look at this cool thing I found. I've never seen one of these before.

What was that?? I hear something!
I thought it was coming from over here but I had to listen again.

Maybe it was coming from in here

Maybe it went up this hill

whew! This hill is steep

Ok I made it to the top... How do I get down???

Sliding on my belly works

Mom had to come to my rescue and help me down

I think I'll stay on flat ground until tomorrow when I'm bigger

All that mountain climbing made me hot so I went swimming to cool off

Mom's giving me my first swimming lesson

All that exploring makes a growing girl like me hungry

There's probably food left in here somewhere

"Sister" and I are getting sleepy after all that exploring

Watch and see.....When I wake up from this nap I'm going to be even BIGGER!


Sunday, September 28, 2008

Introducing Win N Rome's One And Only Isabella!

The next big chapter in our lives started the day I learned I was pregnant!

I felt like I was carrying 12 big babies but.......

No! Just ONE BIG GIANT one the Dr. said!

She still loves to sleep like this

We named her Win N Rome's One And Only Isabella

Bella's only littermate was a stuffed toy Newfie named "Sister"

I was never too far away
Bella never sleeps without her "Sister"

As soon as I thought Bella was old enough I had her watch her first dog show

as I taught her all the finer tips of becoming a beautiful show dog

Uh Oh..... she's up and on the move!

Learning to take care of business like a proper lady

Bella discovered the garden hose at 6 weeks and still remains close friends with it today

I wonder where she gets her attitude???

First bath

I couldn't wait for her to get big enough to play with.

Everyday I would mash a toy into her face trying to get her grab onto and play tug of war

She finally latched on and we've been pulling ever since

I taught her all my best moves

I think we need a bigger bag of food

Bella couldn't have been more happy when she was big enough to explore the backyard