Hot Oatmeal, Cold Days

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...
Hot Oatmeal, Cold Days

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...
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...
Hot Oatmeal, Cold Days

Of Health & Horses

This fall has been rough on me. With the sinus infection-bronchitis-pansinusitis and now my doctor tells me that my chronic sinusitis, which honestly I’ve had for years, is all a part of my fibromyalgia getting worse, not to mention the change in my work...
Hot Oatmeal, Cold Days

The Trust of a Horse (Sunday Horses)

In spite of my woefully over full to do list for a day when I should be resting and trying to recover from this craptastic bout of bronchitis, there were a couple of lovely horse moments I wanted to share with you. The first came earlier in the day when I stepped out...
Hot Oatmeal, Cold Days

Sunday Horses: A Heartfelt Thank You

Today’s Sunday Horses post is short and sweet. As I wait for another load of hay to arrive, and knowing I have money in the bank for two more (thanks to a family member and my Iowa trip not costing as much as I thought), I’ve rolled the single bale left...

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