by Linda Promaulayko
In about 1990 (can't remember exactly), Florence Duggan an I went to visit Jen Wolfe at her home in Bloomfield, NJ. She and I had always been very close in the beginning years of Brian and my involvement in the VCNNJ. That would be in 1971. At that time Jen was about 92 years old, house bound and still sharp as a tack when speaking about her beloved Brok Selle. She was suffering from a severely clogged artery and unable to get around outside of her home. Her son Jack was living with her as Maynard had passed away several years before.
Florence and I brought lunch and dessert. Jen loved chocolate cake! I
brought my bitch Ch. Brylynns Viking Kiev for Jen to see. Kylie was a
We spent about 4 hours with her, a visit I shall not long forget. Jen
was a devoted Vizsla enthusiast and a founding officer in the VCA in those
beginning years of the club. She sat as a member of the board of governors,
I believe it was called back then. The visit was initiated by Jen to give
me as a gift the original portrait of Brok Selle which hung in her living
room. I was given his choke collar, dog bowls and dog tags, a photo of
Brok as a very young 8 week old pup running on the beach of Bayhead NJ,
his AKC championship certificate, & a letter she wrote about Maynard.
When we got home from the 1993 nationals, I called to tell her that the
picture of Brok brought the VCA over $400.00, sadly the phone number had
been disconnected. I was never able to track her down. In Jen's youth,
she was a beautiful Hampton's socialite, summering out on Long