Poop Happens…..

A few months ago, my niece Sara’s daughter, Hannah was walking with me and leading one of the ponies. “What’s the hardest thing about living out here and taking care of all these animals?”she asked. I told her that it was really bad when they got sick and needed doctoring and medicine which includes sleeplessContinue reading “Poop Happens…..”

Pretty In Pink

I should say handsome in pink. With a combination of rose dore madder, naples yellow red and a touch of blue/grey and titanium zinc white, I added the background color that I like to compliment Wellie’s black and white curls. I can always go darker if needed. His Mom, Debby e-mailed me yesterday and weContinue reading “Pretty In Pink”

Wellington in the Works

I’m working on this portrait in oil. (This image is flipped because I shot it with my computer.)This should be a good day to finish it. I’m thinking of a rose or potter’s pink background…..hope I have some. It would be too bad if I HAD to make a trip to Herweck’s Art Supply toContinue reading “Wellington in the Works”

Aw, Shucks!

Tom spent some time looking at recipes for our cook-out last night. He discovered a good one for corn on the cob. We usually buy fresh corn, soak it in ice cold water, wrap it in foil, grill it and add butter and seasoning after shucking. The recipe we chose called for frozen corn, soContinue reading “Aw, Shucks!”

Last Night and the Night Before

I could not wait to get home Friday night. Tom and I had a cook out planned and we wanted to get started before sunset. I thought we might just walk down to the tank and sit on a blanket and eat a salad, but I should have known better. I saddled up Pony BoyContinue reading “Last Night and the Night Before”

Riding the Trails

On Monday morning Anna and I had a perfect plan to celebrate a day off from school. We woke up early, fed all the animals and saddled our ponies. We packed a lunch with carrots for the ponies, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for us and we were ready to go. You can see Hailey,Continue reading “Riding the Trails”

Gran-Aunt-Dana’s Diary

Gran-niece Anna spent the night Sunday night. We started off as soon as we got to the ranch in  the art studio painting a beautiful work of art. A Bay horse. Then we packed a snack and drinks, saddled up Bailey and Pony Boy and headed down to the tank for some conversation and checkingContinue reading “Gran-Aunt-Dana’s Diary”

The Owl Pages – About Owls – photos, calls, books, art, mythology and more.

The Owl Pages – About Owls – photos, calls, books, art, mythology and more.. This is one of the best sites about Owls. Great stories and photos. The best story is called The Tree Child about a Barred  Owl named Sushi that was rescued.