Northern California Angora Guild

Saturday, June 06, 2009

Angelababy Says Hello

This is little girl Angelababy's first time out on blog. At 4 months old, she is curious about everything. She just wants to say HELLO.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Bunny Power

Bunny powered flowers.

More pretty flowers nourished by the bunny power.

Bunny powered veggie garden.

Well fed lettuce.

A closeup of the healthy lettuce.

A bucket full of harvested baby bok choy.

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper

Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper in Betty's yard.

A little booth that displays and sells Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper products.

A sign introduces Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper.

A polished Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper.

Two smaller size polished Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper.

Pendants made of Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper.

Some more Pendants.

Betty says,

"These reddish stones are a unique to Morgan Hill. There aren't that many in the ground but once a while there are pretty ones that really stand out. It is a bona fide gemstone that is suitable for jewelry making. See

Due to the fact that this particular kind of Poppy Jasper is unique in this area, it has inspired a film festival with bears the name of Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper Film Festival, see"

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

BBQ Cook Off At the Fair

People set up on the lawn to prepare for BBQ cook off.

Taste judges write down their comments.

Looks good, too bad that we don't get to taste it.

Someone must have snapped a part of the ribs, the dishes look sparse.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Other Animals At The Fair

4-H youth and their pigs wait for the show ring.

More pigs to be shown by 4-H youth.

Pig show is going on.

4-H youth in the dog handling contest.

Turkeys share the barn with chickens and rabbits.

More turkeys being shown.

Chickens in the barn.

Monday, June 01, 2009

NCAG Specialty Show At Antioch

In conjunction with the fair show, NCAG puts on a specialty show. Left to right: Carol W. with her BOB French Angora, judge Carol G. and Betty with her specialty BIS English Angora Chu's Katianna who is also the BIS winner of the fair all breed show.

Carol and Carol: French Angora BOB winner Carol W with judge Carol G.

Katianna waits for her term to be judged.

A white English Angora on the judging table.

Judge Carol G. places the white English Angora.

Judge Carol G. comments on a French Angora, Gabrielle writes.

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Katianna Wins Fair All Breed Best In Show

Katianna on the grooming stand.

Left to Right, Carol G. wins Reserve In Show with her Jersey Woool Buck; judge Leslie and Betty wins Best In Show with her English Angora colored senior doe at the Contra Costa Fair in Antioch, CA.

Lealie Relaxes after judging; she is waiting for her next fair assignment of judging youth master showmanship.

This Himalayan buck is the youth Best In Show winner, picked by judge Ray. Youth show is a cooped show while the open show is a carrying cage show.