2005 – This week's DaDane features a young brindle named Nessa.
She was nine months old at the Nationals last year when I photographed
her. Nessa lives in Wisconsin with Marc
and Allison Olivetti. From what I gather, she leads a very active life.
bred by Scot and Peg Billings (Rokadane).
When she came to us on February 21, 2004, she brought joy
and boundless energy
back to our home. Her first nickname
was "The Shark" because she came in the door with her mouth
open and she didn't close it for the next six months. Nothing was safe.
Humans, felines, canines – we all were at the mercy of "The
think the highlight of Nessa's career so far has been her
role as a remodeler, especially while we were trying to get
our Denver home ready for sale last year. Living room carpet too dark?
help lighten things up. Mom, I know you're having trouble making a
decision on whether or not to replace the the kitchen floor,
so guess what? I made it for you! You can start at this big hole
I just ripped right in the middle of it the room. Nice, huh? On to
the outdoor landscaping – nope, these flowers
should be over there, this bush really needs trimming, and these rocks!!
You can't mean you really want them here, do you? Let's try over there.
See? That's much better.
Everyday Nessa makes
us smile or just laugh out loud with something she does or a look she
gives us. Thank you Peg and Scot for letting
us add this sweet, beautiful girl to our lives.