Labrador Retriever Coffee Mug

The thing about being blind is that sometimes you get to work with great people and animals. My constant companion is Leif, a black Labrador Retriever, trained at Guide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael, California.

In our time together I have taken many photographs of Leif, he is very photogenic and has an eye-catching look as he has pale caramel eyes rather than the usual deep brown..

Recently I had some of my photographs converted into sketches and I think they turned out pretty well. So well I have added some to items on They range from greetings cards to mugs. Here are a few examples: