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Archive for December, 2007

Back from the Barn

Another morning feeding horses, which is why I’m late starting this blog. We have a little snow, and more coming on.

It’s nice in the barn–if you don’t mind the smell. When the horses hear the truck drive up, they know Room Service has arrived and start nickering and carrying on. I head on in and flip the lights on. “Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Breakfast is served.”

Each horse gets a scoop of Equine Senior, a supplement to make sure their bones stay strong, etc., and then I start lobbing grass-hay into feeders. When they’ve had an hour or

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Back from the Rodeo

Well, my Canadian wrangler, Mary Ann’s husband, Larry, is bunged up, so I’m back in the barn goddess business. This morning, bright and early, with the land blanketed in pristine snow, I headed for the barn to feed the crew–Coco, Skye, Buck, Banjo, Traveler and April. When they’d had time to munch their morning hay and a scoop each of Equine Senior, I went back and let them out to roam the 10 acre pasture. (Traveler came shooting out of that door like a bullet–best to stand back. :)) Later on, I’ll be mucking out stalls and refeeding and all,

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Though the term “stick ’em up” is widely used in Western films, it wasn’t actually coined until the 1930’s.

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