Category Archives: My Journey

Paying the price

It was a perfectly fine Sunday.  I hadn’t been feeling well for a couple of days, sure that I had contracted a virus – but it never fully materialized, and I was feeling marginally better.  Things had finally dried up … Continue reading

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Rain, rain … go away!

If you didn’t already know, California has been in a years long drought – 5-6 years, depending upon the source.  For at least the past couple of winters, we were promised wet systems that would break our drought.  None materialized.  … Continue reading

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The End of Lofty Goals

I took a much needed sanity break.  My inspiration for these posts comes from two main sources – my own little herd and what is going on in the horseworld at large.  As the year wound down, I found that … Continue reading

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Farewell Java

Ironically, the day after publishing a remembrance of Dani, on the sixth anniversary of her death, her brother Java died suddenly.  For further irony, Java left us at 25 – the same age his sister was when she passed on.  … Continue reading

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My horses, my teachers – Dani

Today Facebook reminded me of a memory.  It is not a happy memory, but it is linked with many years of lovely memories.  Six years ago, today, I had to say goodbye to my Dani – my ‘first born’ and … Continue reading

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The horse speaks!

Earlier this summer, science had another shining moment of “discovering” something many of us have known for a long time – horses talk to us!  I don’t mean to be flippant about science – I really like science!  But animal … Continue reading

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Try not to laugh …

Things are a bit chaotic in the barn this week.  We’re tearing off an unused overhang on the back of the barn, in order to add runs off the backs of the stalls.  The roof overhangs a very low spot … Continue reading

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