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I should be out there taking pictures of this weekend's guests fishing with their dogs alongside. They are some kind of strange-looking German hunting dog, and just stand patiently in the water next to their masters' feet.

The summer river rolls on, and the fishing is good.


My garden is flourishing and there will be some zucchini for harvest next week.

I thought this was funny. Someone emailed it to me, but it probably came from Facebook:


posted on July 14, 2013 9:32 AM ()


That picture is sad but true hey? And those
Dogs Sound interesting... German pointers?
comment by kristilyn3 on July 17, 2013 10:24 PM ()
One of the dogs has a white patch on top of his head - looks like one of the characters in that movie Gremlins. You should have seen them fishing - just standing there peering out into the water next to the owner.
reply by troutbend on July 18, 2013 6:03 PM ()
Oh my cuteness!!! I think anyway ...
reply by kristilyn3 on July 17, 2013 10:25 PM ()
Oh I see - Rough Haired Pointer
reply by kristilyn3 on July 17, 2013 10:25 PM ()
plenty of junk mail around all telling or selling something
comment by kevinshere on July 15, 2013 2:56 AM ()
My uncle who has an Indian trading post has just about every piece of junk mail he ever received. I'm always promising myself I'll go see him and stay up late feeding a bunch of it into the fire.
reply by troutbend on July 18, 2013 6:05 PM ()
what do you call those dogs? Rex would be in there swimming and scaring all the fish.
comment by elderjane on July 14, 2013 5:22 PM ()
Google this: Slovakian Rough Haired Pointer and then imagine them with scragglier hair (from being in the river) and a look in their eye like the hounds of hell. Someone brought a dog like Rex fishing one time, and the dog stayed with him, but not as well as these dogs did.
reply by troutbend on July 14, 2013 6:49 PM ()
Sounds like your zucchini is ahead of mine!
comment by jjoohhnn on July 14, 2013 3:38 PM ()
I have two kinds of zucchini plants, one is a smaller, patio hybrid, and it's behind the other one for fruit production. I think this earliest one is called Tigress Hybrid, and it's a standard-sized plant, 49 days to maturity, virus tolerant.
reply by troutbend on July 14, 2013 7:04 PM ()
I'm no fisherman, but I'd sure enjoy romping around in your river...
comment by steeve on July 14, 2013 11:47 AM ()
Even without a fishing pole, it's fun to stand on the bridge and watch the fish, and the hummingbirds are flying over the water catching bugs. I you've got some red on your clothing, the birds will come right up to you.
reply by troutbend on July 14, 2013 7:06 PM ()
comment by greatmartin on July 14, 2013 9:39 AM ()
We're having a rainy spell, not day-long rains, but nice showers. Nothing like what you get down there.
reply by troutbend on July 14, 2013 7:07 PM ()

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