Valentine Misty

Happy Valentine’s Day and Happy 13th Birthday to my Misty!! My wildest child is 13 years old today – a teenager! I can’t believe I’ve had my silly girl since she was 4. How time flies when you’re having fun! Also, if you’ve been following this blog for a while, then you might remember that[…]

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Off the Farm

On Sunday, I trailered Bailey into Oldfield’s School for a riding lesson. Bailey is by no means perfect, but in general, he’s just such an easygoing guy. After many years with the very high maintenance Misty, it’s such a welcome change! (Side note: Misty’s spirit is one of the things I love most about her,[…]

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A Day in the Life – Winter Edition

A few of my readers have specifically asked about life on my farm, and how I manage everything during the winter months. So here goes! 7:15 am – I am not a super early riser, but I need to take care of the horses before I sign on for work. I know 7:15 is hardly[…]

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Hey Spring…So, No?

According to the calendar, it’s officially spring in Maryland. But, of course, Mother Nature hasn’t gotten with the program. Last week, it snowed. It wasn’t a lot (only about three inches) and it hardly stuck, but still. It was snow, and it wasn’t wanted! We’ve had some randomly nice/warmer days, but we are still on[…]

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Bail Bond aka Bailey Button aka The Boy

Bailey’s officially a member of the family. As evidenced by the title, he has earned quite a few nicknames as all my animals do! Today is St. Patrick’s Day (a holiday that means nothing to me), and it’s snowing. We have about 3 inches or so, and I think that’s all we’re supposed to get[…]

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Tis the Season

Sometimes I feel like Charlie Brown in A Charlie Brown Christmas. “Isn’t there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?” I know we, as Christians, celebrate the birth of Jesus, and I do recognize this day as our Savior’s birthday. But on a non-religious level, Christmas has become bothersome to me in recent years…and[…]

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