Misty Mountain Miss Behavin’ “Sassy”

Misty Mountain Miss Behavin’ “Sassy”

What’s in a name – On May 20, 1927, Charles Lindbergh strapped into his famous airplane, “The Spirit of St. Louis,” and took off on the first ever non-stop flight from New York to Paris. The litter theme honored famous and military planes. During the world wars, airplane nose art was a morale booster that …

CH Misty Mountain Chasin’ the Bird “Parker”

CH Misty Mountain Chasin’ the Bird “Parker”

What’s in a name – Toni was in a blues and jazz mood when this litter was born so it became our theme. After a quick search of the top jazz songs, it couldn’t be more obvious to choose “Chasin’ the Bird”. This song (and album) was created by Charlie Parker, a saxophonist known for his fast tempos, virtuosic technique, and improvisation. And that’s how …

GCH BPISS CH Misty Mountain When the Levee Breaks “Memphis”

GCH BPISS CH Misty Mountain When the Levee Breaks “Memphis”

What’s in a name – Toni was in a blues and jazz mood when this litter was born so it became our theme. Being a huge Led Zeppelin fan, we came upon a re-worked blues song “When the Levee Breaks” which was originally recorded by husband and wife Kansas Joe McCoy and Memphis Minnie in 1929. And that’s how …

Misty Mountain It Might As Well Be Spring JH WC “Spring”

Misty Mountain It Might As Well Be Spring JH WC “Spring”

What’s in a name – The jazz-themed litter also produced sisters Parker and Memphis. Her title song comes from the 1945 film, State Fair, that won the Academy Award for Best Original Song that year and this dog is a real original! I wanted an upbeat, short call name that didn’t sound like anyone else in our house, so Spring came quickly to mind. And that’s how…

CH Misty Mountain Gone with the Wind JH CGC UKC/HRC SHR “Scarlett”

CH Misty Mountain Gone with the Wind JH CGC UKC/HRC SHR “Scarlett”

What’s in a name – The litter theme was obvious – Hollywood Movies. The Dam is Sugar Kane (stage name for Marilyn Monroe in the movie “Some Like it Hot”) and the Sire (Hubble) is a brother to Prada (MBOSS GCH Ghoststone’s The Devil Wears Prada) whose mother was Holly (GCH Ghoststone’s Hollywood Blond) – it’s all in the family…