Saturday, May 31, 2014

C.A.R. Event Today

This morning our local C.A.R. society had a wreath laying ceremony at the grave of our namesake, Peggy Shaw, who was a 12 year old girl shot and killed at Hanna's Town in 1782 and is buried at Middle Presbyterian Church cemetery in Mount Pleasant.  Hanna's Town was the first seat of government in Westmoreland County, PA.

It was a beautiful ceremony and the weather was unbelievably perfect.  The year marked the 60th anniversary of the grave marker being placed there by our society.






After the ceremony we drove to Hanna's Town, had a nice picnic followed by our meeting and then toured the grounds and fort.











Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Sunny Day Duck

I downloaded the free Sunny Day Duck embroidery pattern the other day at Embroidery Library.  It's cute as can be.  I embroidered it on a pillow case for one of the granddaughters.


Friday, May 2, 2014

Puppies!

Our newest litter of puppies arrived on Tuesday, April 29!  There were 10 in the litter.  First time mom, River Ridge Roxy, is doing well taking care of them herself.  I had the pups to the vet yesterday for dew claw removal and tail docking.  Because there are so many nursing I am feeding Roxy every couple of hours in addition to the Purina Pro Plan Performance Sport 30/20 I leave for her to eat when she wants to.  I'm frying up chicken livers and adding white rice and eggs; either chicken or duck.  We may end up having to supplement the pups by bottle feeding.  We'll see how she does.  German shorthair pointer pups start off with white bodies and dark heads with their dominant spots.  Their fur will start to darken in a few weeks.  At 12 to 14 days their eyes will open and then they'll start to get up on their legs to move around.  There are four females and six males.