Today, our home welcomes a new member. Her official name is Royal Flush’s Lady Freyja Limerose. We just call her Freyja. (Yes, the ‘J’ is silent.) So, here is the story of her name. First, she comes from a wonderful line of Newfies. The Royal Flush Newfoundlands. So, that is the first part of her official name. Next, her mama is (shortened version) Lady Tutu, hence the “Lady” in her name. Then we have her “regular” name…the one we call her by: Freyja. (As we move forward with our Newfies and explore the possibility of breeding, our Newfs will sport Nordic and Viking Names. Lime was her identifying collar color. (When a litter is born, it is common to put a colored string around each one so you can identify them as they slowly mature.) Rose is our home name…as in DEAD ROSE MANOR (Thank you, Vix and Ivor!)
|Yes, she knows she is pretty. But tell her anyway.|
Over the next few years, Freyja will be learning various fun things that allow her to gain an array of titles. There are obedience titles, companion titles, draft cart titles, water rescue titles…get the picture? There is a lot that goes in to trying to create a champion. And the truth/reality is that we may not be perfect. We may not win a wall full of ribbons, and for a competitive person like me, that will be a lesson. What this MUST be is a special time for Freyja where she gets to enjoy doing what a Newfie is born to do.
|She loves to lay like a seal…especially in the shade.|
|“Really? More pictures? Can’t a gal doze in the shade in peace?”|