It is a time for expressing gratitude to family and friends that are near and dear to our hearts. Thanksgiving gives us a time to pause in our busy lives and think of the gifts and special things that make our world worth living for. Being busy the […]
The boys wanted to pop in and say “Hay! How ya doing?” Autumn has been pretty awesome and we’d love for you to come over to the barn so that we could ride a beautiful country lane. We can enjoy the meadows as well as the forests. We’ll […]
For every leaf, that twirls the breeze, May useful hints and lessons give; The falling leaves and fading trees Will teach and caution us to live. Excerpt from “Autumn” by John Clare (1821)
Setting Sail out to the mountains, by land you see. As the leaves are starting to change the color and there is beginning to be a crisp in the air. The mountains are calling me, along with their furry friends. It’ll be wonderful to return to the Shenandoah […]
The crisp air fell onto the bay overnight. With a brisk breeze and clear skies autumn has arrived. With leaves falling like snowflakes and the color orange popping everywhere the eye sees. It’s as if the pumpkin fairy Godmother has dropped off pumpkins at every doorstep. Some big, […]
A beautifully blue old farmhouse stands over cornfield next to the Howard County, Maryland fairgrounds. Reminiscent of the Iowa farmhouse in the movie “Field of Dreams,” Kevin Costner built a ball field for the ghosts of past baseball players can come and play. “Hey…Is this Heaven?” Watch this […]
A visit to the farmer’s market in downtown Annapolis on a doggy Sunday morning, fresh green beans were to be had. Of course I had to carry them to make sure they stayed safe. Yum! Can’t wait to get home to eat my greens!
It was time to let Javalin get a new friend in his paddock. A couple of years ago, I introduced Javalin to you in Free Spirit. Since that time, Javalin has had a solitary paddock mate and he loves to have friends. Enter Steele, a younger thoroughbred that […]
Sometimes we just need to be silly.
This week has been hot. Really Hot. Tropical Florida Hot. So hot that when you sit there the sweat just pours off of you. In between jury duty sessions, I’ve been heading to the barn to tend to the horses and participate in a five-day dressage clinic. The […]