Monthly Archives: September 2010

First Thing in the Morning

The girls and I are headed out of town for a few days and the fellas will be holding down the fort. I’m leaving you with a few photo posts, beginning with this guy. I love waking up here.

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Playing Dress Up

Sometimes I really want to dress just exactly like my husband wants me to for a week or so. I only think this because he would probably end up feeling almost as humiliated as I would and maybe he’d quit … Continue reading

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Payday, World’s Coolest

This post has nothing to do with money. It has nothing to do with the day the paycheck arrives. It’s about my horse. If you look at the picture up there and you know a lot about horses, you might … Continue reading

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>I have the World’s coolest husband. >Yesterday, going through old papers and things that needed to be filed and dealt with after a year of avoiding it, I found a letter that wrecked me when I first read it. Upon … Continue reading

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Date Night/Richmond

Mark bought tickets to Jamey Johnson and we went to Richmond on Sunday afternoon. Terrible traffic, I had a fever, we missed the opening act. All-in-all an excellent evening. We had supper at a great little place I found via … Continue reading

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Trail Riding

I’ve seen a lot of miles between those dark brown ears. Payday, my horse, is 26 now and we’ve been together since he was 8. I posted a Facebook status while riding that most of the best things I’ve seen … Continue reading

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This is Jasmine, aka Skootchie Butt. Jasmine is an Australian Shepherd and she used to herd sheep back when we had them. She was pretty good at it and we do still have bratty goats who get out now and … Continue reading

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Along Came a Spider

This is Spidey, she lives outside our kitchen window. We have watched her all summer, which has been kind of cool because we can get really close but there’s this pain of glass in between, you know? Well, contrary to … Continue reading

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Today I realized that things in my life are really good right now. Part of this realization is a continuing dawning of just how closely my moods are tied to the weather and the seasons. Part of this is the … Continue reading

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Dogma is the territory of those incapable of critical thought.  ~~Me

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