The Herd

This long weekend was a fun weekend of visitors! And I popped up on Eventing Nation! I have officially peaked, it’s time to retire. Shelby came back up, and naturally, she had to see the little babies. I think she was a hit with them.    Stubert and Shelby doing the official muzzle bump greeting. […]

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2018 Goals

Despite all my efforts to discover time travel, the years continue to go by faster and faster. Tomorrow, I’m going to wake up 80 years old. To maximize the moments I have left, I am actually going to set some goals this year. I don’t think I set any last year, and then I ended […]

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The Shed

The biggest delay in bringing home Stu was due to waiting for the shed to arrive. It was originally scheduled for the last week in November, but it kept getting pushed back. I was initially annoyed, but now… not so much. I feel very much like I got my money’s worth, and it’s hard to […]

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Electric Fence is Up!

In one of the easiest jobs yet, we put up the electric fence. With just a few more weeks to go, everything is almost complete! I decided we should shrink the area slightly, just to make it a little bit safer for the babies. It drops down on a hill, and since no grass is going […]

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Plugging Away at Clearing

It’s still ongoing… but maybe the end really is in sight! It used to look like this… Now it looks like this: Light is visible through the trees! I can see the neighbor’s property now!  Still left to do: finish disposing of downed trees, level out that patch of dirt for the new shed, install […]

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Have Trailer, Will Travel

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I have a new trailer!!! My excitement levels are almost maxed out!  I have not been able to use it yet due to lack of time, but I cannot wait to use it. It’s almost shocking to me how much not having a trailer has affected my horse activities. Granted, I don’t board, so it’s […]

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Frontier Women

I have the usual talk with my coworkers about what we all did over the weekend. Most people say things like going to a winery or seeing a baseball game or going out to eat. My response is that I cut down trees.  I do enjoy the shock on people’s faces when I tell them […]

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Barn Plans

I am very, very excited to share my brand new barn plans! WOOOOOO!! My mother came out to take some measurements of the existing barn, and based on my vague description of what I would like, has come up with a plan that brings everything together.  Behold! The overall layout: One outside view: Another outside […]

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The Long Term

I took a talent assessment test a few months ago through my work. It was to identify my skills so I could best leverage them at work. My strongest skill was “Futuristic.” I’m a planner. I think ahead. I can’t just think of what the next step is, I need to think of what the […]

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Clearing Progress

Another successful weekend of clearing! Progress is becoming more and more apparent, and it is looking like a turn out space, instead of a mess of scrubby trees. We (the amazing team that I can’t believe is actually showing up to do this) cleared out a huge dead tree that had fallen, three scrubby hell […]

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