Planning for Planting

I have plans, BIG PLANS. Well, no, maybe medium sized at best. But my plans involve getting some planting done. There’s a few areas around my house that need sprucing up (although not with spruce trees, they are too big), and I want to put in plants around the barn. I’m not very good at […]

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No-Climb Horse Fence is Up

Well, the title gave it away, but I’m pleased to announce the fencing around my barn is up! This is an exciting day for me, and therefore, the world.  Putting up the second part wasn’t hard. Perhaps it was just the humidity and heat the first time around that made it so miserable. This time, […]

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Dismantling Fencing

We’ve all heard the long running joke that actually riding horses is a very small part of having horses. And here’s my latest example. Still haven’t ridden since last summer, and I spent my free days doing farm work. It just needs to be done. But it’s setting me up to be able to groom/tack […]

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Spring Has Sprung

bright pink peonies

And it’s very nearly over… whoops. I missed out on most of it!  But while spring was its springiest, I got to admire so many of the beautiful flowers I planted years ago, back when I had a desire to garden. Then I abandoned them for a few years. Luckily they took care of themselves! […]

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13 Hours in: The Arena Saga

It is time. I decided to build my riding arena in July due to work obligations in June. On July 1st, my skid steer was delivered. Step one, which was by far the most annoying step because I hadn’t considered it prior, and it took the most physical labor, was removing all the random objects that […]

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