Monthly Archives: March 2009

Wall O’ Water

The Wall O’ Waters are out in the garden, ready to house my early pepper and tomato plants. They give the garden a mod look, with their turquoise color and innovative design. . .

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Sweet Potato Surprise

While organizing my pantry today, I found a surprise that turned out to be a sweet one: five little sweet potatoes that had escaped being turned into pie by hiding behind some Crisco and cereal boxes. They had been nestled … Continue reading

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Sandhills Stampede Endurance Ride

This weekend, Tammy and I completed the 30 Mile Sandhills Stampede Endurance Ride. The course was beautiful and the campground facilities were great. The Sandhill Stampede Endurance Ride is held annually at the H. Cooper Black Field Trial and Recreation … Continue reading

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Blanketing the horses for the wet weather

It is supposed to be cold and rainy all weekend, so we need to take special care of the horses.  Whenever the weather will be wet and cold, we either lock the horses in their shed or put on their … Continue reading

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Let the Grass Grow

Well, it’s spring and the grass starting to grow like crazy.  The might be the horse’s favorite time of the year — the grass is lush and tender and grows faster than they can eat it. It’s important during this … Continue reading

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Preparing for an Endurance Ride

A few months ago, Tammy became interested in entering the Sandhills Stampede Endurance Ride.  The ride has two options – a 30 mile “limited distance” and a 55 mile endurance ride.  Since this is our first attempt at a long … Continue reading

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