Dr. Jay's pictures with his commentary - as only he
(editorial additions are Nedda's and are in blue)
I figure better late than never when remembering a very good thing about
the month of September, right? So here goes a boodle of pictures I took
at Nedda & Marvin's exceptional Coton bash. As has been stated, it was
fun and so very well planned and carried out by the Honigs. My Team Coton
hat is off to them both.
This is the infamous picture #18 - that wouldn't cooperate and
allow itself to be published at Yahoo. It is Texaco's pup, Val (Valvoline)
asleep in Diana Teommey's arms.
And here's the gracious hostess now carrying two
very comfy throw rugs.
(Bijoux on the left and very possibly Sunny,
one of Tex's puppies.)
Benedicte Caneill gets younger every year. I am certain she has a
portrait in the attic which actually ages. David Salmon and I never got
that painting, alas. Jacquot of Plattekill is in the foreground.
(And don't forget Ritzi, under Benedicte's legs.)
Texaco Starr of Alika Cotons was there with her six, 8-week old pups. She
was quite good at letting them wander off and get into trouble all on
their own. Here, Sinclair (Clair) is sucking up to Mommy in hopes she has
discovered a source of dog treats.
David Salmon, Benedicte's better
half (man, I will get comments for that, no?), had a way with Texaco's pups. Here he is tranquilizing Richfield
There was an undeniable Greek presence--meh ahgahpee, kahlos skeela, kay
fayita--exemplified here by Hope Pashos, CC Spiliotis-Hill and Demetra
Joe Hill, CC's better half (yo, stop throwing things!), wore Cowboy's ID.
CC's children are well-used to handling Cotons. Here a two-fer of Tex's
kids get some loving from Jonathan Hill.
a candid of Renee Miller and Ed & Karin Wiestling-
Laurie Spalding and Renee Miller talking to many
attentive and sleeping Cotons.
Ya know, when having a party,
there are few internet communications
possible. Because of this, party goers, such as Nedda and Robin Young shown here, had to resort to analog voice
(Can't have too many pictures of Amazing Gracie and Sherry! - Nedda)
Sherry Stark with her beautiful and much beloved Amazing Grace.
Okay, this is weird. There are SOME Cotons out there that do not have
nipples. That's right, zippo for spigots. Nada. None. No Mae Wests. And
here's Laurie and CC and Sherry S looking for those elusive little bumps.
Hope Pashos, Zeke and Matzi
(Matzi looks like she's getting
Don't ask me what Victoria Petrofsky's
Secret is--ask her confidant, Chloe!
Hope Pasho's Matzi-Rella of Alika Cotons was remarkably
trained, seemingly mature and
only ever so slightly obsessive compulsive at the party.
Like virtually every dog and person there, she had a great
Nedda with a Texaco Starr pup--Claire of Alika Cotons--in a hat... sounds
like she should be eating Green Eggs and Ham doesn't it?