Monthly Archives: May 2010

Reasons why my husband isn’t allowed near clippers…..

My husband.  The over-doer and under-doer at the same time.  He has the amazing ability to not want to participate in anything at all, to be forced to do some things, while taking it upon himself to over do other … Continue reading

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My First time body clipping

I’ve been riding since I was 13… it’s been about 18 years now since I took my first (western) riding lesson on a horse named “Windbreaker” back home in Pennsylvania.  Over the years, I’ve owned 10 horses, leased about 6 … Continue reading

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Hot weather and no riding

I don’t have a whole lot going on right now.  It’ s been pretty hot so I can’t get the hubby to drive his hackney, I’ve been wanting to drive the mini, but just haven’t been up to doing it … Continue reading

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I finally horse showed once again!

Yay!  It was very exciting to be able to get to go out an show. I wasn’t really nervous, I would say, just very rusty. I really have only ridden this new horse I’m leasing 3 times and then took … Continue reading

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Horse Trainers and Hoarse Throats

When my husband showed last Saturday the day consisted of quite a few firsts for the pair.  It was the first show this year, the first show with the fancy wood cart, the first show requiring proper formal turnout for … Continue reading

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Run down week

Well in some accounts I am feeling better, in other matters; worse.  My issues with my husband are out of mind now.  They are still there and I can’t help it, but there’s no way on this planet I’m going … Continue reading

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Horse shows coming and gone…

Well, I have to say, I had a miserable start to Sunday morning. Saturday was exhausting from the horse show with the husband and Sunday morning brought about some of the same ole tiring arguments between the husband and I.  … Continue reading

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Weekend report: sunny and miserable

Well, despite several hitches, including a bitter, bitter argument (just one of many, and one of an increasing number in the last few weeks), in which the words “sell all my horses and everything” and “divorce” were thrown around freely, … Continue reading

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Rainy week blues!

It’s been raining here in Illinois for 3 days pretty much non stop, although last night was the worst.  It thundered and “lightninged” starting around 6 pm last night and here it is now 15 hours later and it’s still … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Blues and ups and downs

Well, usually my life is a life of extremes.  Things go from very bad to pretty good with very little in between time.  Yesterday was no different.  I was angry with my husband for messing up my car wiring and … Continue reading

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