Monthly Archives: August 2016

Horses 31 August 2016

I have some skill with horses, and I can use my skill to teach others about horses: how to be around them, how to care for them, how to rideĀ and how to appreciate what a horse can be to a … Continue reading

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100 Years 30 August 2016

We’ve been preparing to celebrate our farm’s centennial since my husband put in the application for state recognition back in January. Once we received notification that the application had been approved, we set out to plan an event at our … Continue reading

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Disqualified 25 August 2016

What would disqualify someone from achieving hero status? For me: cruelty would, apathy would, abusing others would; not writing during writing time would, putting someone down would, getting in the path of someone else’s success would; killing someone’s dream would, … Continue reading

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Promise 24 August 2016

The beginning of the school year is so full of promise. I like to start the year off with, you guessed it, silent writing. I introduced myself and set them to writing on half sheets of colorful (as colorful as … Continue reading

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Uncomfortable 23 August 2016

Many thing make me feel uncomfortable: Not being able to breathe for one, people using inappropriate language-especially those under 18, parents getting so angry at their children that I fear for the children. Large groups of people, trying to please … Continue reading

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Man From Snowy River 22 August 2016

My ‘Man From Snowy River’ duster holds so many memories. First, standing in the western store in Sydney, Australia and trying on all the ‘Man From Snowy River’ hats! It smelled so good in there, all leather and oilskin. My … Continue reading

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5 Strings 18 August 2016

If I had five strings dangling from my fingers, what would be attached to the strings? String one: a yo-yo to run up and down the string until finally it just stays at the bottom when it runs out of … Continue reading

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