Tag Archives: Java

“Come play with me?”

  Recently, Coffee was on some turnout time in the arena. My mother went to bring him in, and he was watching calmly from the corner; but, when she neared the gate, he galloped a small circle, threw in a … Continue reading

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Memory of a Mustang

This week we received a call that we knew would come, eventually.  Ricky, the mustang I adopted as a yearling and gave to my mother for her fiftieth birthday, had died in his pasture.  Ricky would have turned thirty later … 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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Judge for yourselves …

I’ve been trying to get some new posts rolling, but time is once again a premium.  However, a small but rather remarkable thing happened today that I just have to share.

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A battle of wits!

There is a battle being waged on our property – and we may be on the losing side!  Call it a battle of wits … or perhaps a battle of wills.  Either way, it’s proof that horses are not the … Continue reading

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Fighting Winter blahs

I used to love winter.  Admittedly, I’ve never lived anywhere with snow to shovel, or ice to break in water troughs daily.  Winter for me has always been gray days, fog and rain.  Spending my early childhood in the region around Seattle, this … Continue reading

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Barnyard mystery

It started with the dogs barking.  We were up a little earlier than usual, and the dogs were doing their morning investigation of the backyard.  It’s not unusual for them to bark in the morning.  Living in a rural setting, … Continue reading

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