An Explosion of Chicks

In the span of a week, my flock of chickens has doubled.  It started one warm afternoon when I walked up to my chicken coop. I peeked in to take a look, and I heard little cheeps. My first thought was, that better not be what I think it is. I crawled into the coop, […]

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To Breed, or Not to Breed

With the feeling of spring upon us, I, like many mare owners, have the temptation to do something a little naughty. Not everyone likes appaloosas. I’m sure there’s some of you looking at Vintage and thinking of appaloosa¬†spawn… It’s not my fault she always looks like she wants to destroy whoever she sees. I don’t […]

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Broken Reins

We had beautiful weather in Virginia this past weekend. It is basically spring, which means all the plants are preparing for spring, and they will probably die when it goes back to freezing weathering. Only the strong shall survive. D’Arcy and I took advantage of the nice weather by going for a long trail ride […]

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Winter Ride #2

I feel like the above photo wouldn’t look at all out of place in the 70’s. It just has such a 70’s horse feel to it. Something about her (our) pig-like body, and the color tone, it just screams it. But I digress. Keeping my motivation going, I trailered back out again, this time taking […]

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My Non-existant Life Balance

Above is the closest I’ve been to riding a horse recently. And that’s not even me playing it! That’s Dave playing an online horse jumping game. He would miss the jumps, but magically, the jumps would become transparent for him to just canter through. This was only a safeguard to avoid injury though, the rider […]

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Cruising Part 3: More Island Photos

Because it’s hard to get people to come over and look at my scrapbooks, here it is in digital form to be forced upon you. This picks up from my earlier complaints about my cruise, and then my post on how amazing flamingos at the zoo are. St. Thomas The next cruising stop was St. […]

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Happy New Year!

Yay! A new year is upon on! It’s time to make plans, and set some goals! I didn’t do great with my riding goals this year, which I’m directly blaming on working different hours. Also, the changing of the amount of light in the days…you know that thing that the earth does when it changes […]

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