Based on this expression, can there be any doubt that one of her parents was a Border Collie? (We will never know for certain, though, since she came to us as a rescued stray.)
Ruby wasn't the only one modeling in the roses. A young lady from the local high school came with a photographer friend of hers, and they used the roses, fence, barn, etc., as settings for her senior pictures.
It stormed here overnight, and now the weather is supposed to be cooler for the rest of the week ... perfect for emptying the greenhouse and planting as many roses as I can in the new garden. I'm motivated, so we'll see how much I can get done.