The Chicken That Killed A Laptop

The Chicken That Killed A Laptop

In the grand scheme of things, it’s a “very Mary” thing to have happened. I had purchased a small T-stand on ebay. Cheap — too cheap really. And when it came, the base was maybe 3×5″ which the perch maybe 4″ wide. I think...
Book Tour: Australia Burning (A Charity Anthology)

Book Tour: Australia Burning (A Charity Anthology)

This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions for AUSTRALIA BURNS, three collections published by The Wild Rose Press for a very special purpose. Stories in this collection are contributed by authors who care about Australia and...
Falling Iguanas & Inspiring Photos (#ISWSG)

Falling Iguanas & Inspiring Photos (#ISWSG)

I’ve had situations and concepts inspire my writing, but never an actual photo. At least not directly and not until recently. I’ve had covers inspire stories, but I don’t think that’s quite the same as a photo that just happens out in the wild....
A Hint Of Spring (Sunday Horses)

A Hint Of Spring (Sunday Horses)

To say that the temperatures this winter have been a bit of a roller coaster is the understatement of the year. From highs barely above freezing (We’ve yet to have highs below freezing, and I don’t mind.) to today’s high of 72, the weather certainly...
A Hint Of Spring (Sunday Horses)

Hot Oatmeal, Cold Days

It’s a chilly, windy day here, and I’m making a mental note to bring in the bucket I use to hold water for soaking the horse’s feed when I feed them. I’ll fill it with warm water from the tap, rather than dipping out cool/cold water from the...
A Hint Of Spring (Sunday Horses)

Yoga Horses

In the mornings before I feed the horses, I’ll see Thunder doing yoga. He puts his front feet out before him and then does a big stretch, like a cat stretching its back or “downward dog”, except he keeps his head up. He does this before eating, and...

Winter Weather Finally Comes To The Homestead

Yesterday it was cloudy with the heavy, gonna rain feeling that you get in the spring when the temperatures get a bit too warm and storms are predicted. And they were predicted. For two days my weather app on my phone had come with with “weather alerts for your...
A long road back to horses

A long road back to horses

What started you on your writing journey? I remember the day as plain as day. I was in K-Mart with money I’d earned from my job “pushing” rides at a local trail riding facility. I was twelve, too young to legally work, but they paid me cash under the...

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