Frozen Hoses and Resilience (Sunday Horses)

Frozen Hoses and Resilience (Sunday Horses)

Last week I wrote about a trickle of water through a frozen hose, and how that teaches me lessons about perseverance and keeping going even when times are tough. This week, as we had a sudden “cold snap” over Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, I’m...
Frozen Hoses and Resilience (Sunday Horses)

Like A Trickle Through A Frozen Hose (Sunday Horses)

One of the benefits of being in the Ozarks is that our highs are quite often above freezing. Right now we’re running in the 40s or 50s, which isn’t bad when our overnight lows are in the 20s. That means if the water hose freezes, it will thaw by midday and...
Frozen Hoses and Resilience (Sunday Horses)

Snow Horses (Sunday Horses)

I knew it’d have to happen someday. After living in Iowa for a very long time, I knew what winter weather would bring. And honestly, the first winter we moved here and I had sixty degree days while my family back in Iowa was getting snow, well it was a little...
Book Tour: The Secret Life of Miss Anna Marsh

Book Tour: The Secret Life of Miss Anna Marsh

This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. Ella Quinn will be awarding a $25 Amazon GC to a randomly drawn winner. Click on the tour banner to see the other stops on the tour. Now available in print for the first time, USA Today...
Book Tour: Christmas Cookies on a Cruise Ship

Book Tour: Christmas Cookies on a Cruise Ship

This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. Parker Fairchild will be awarding a $25 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour. Click on the tour banner to see the other stops on the tour. On a...
Exercising The Clarinet Muscles (Music Monday)

Exercising The Clarinet Muscles (Music Monday)

Reed: Rinyin 2.5 (ebay purchase) My goal for picking up my clarinet practice again was twofold. First, practice consistently. Second, get better! There was a third goal, which I didn’t realize until I started playing — get my lip and mouth muscles back. I...
Frozen Hoses and Resilience (Sunday Horses)

Healing (Sunday Horses)

They say when we rescue an animal it heals us as much as we heal it, and while that sounds trite, it’s also very true. While my budget has taken a hit, having the two new rescue horses, Polly and Kitty Kash, here has really warmed my spirit. If nothing else,...