Sunday, August 31, 2008


...Warning: the first part of my post is not horse or blog related at all, so you may want to skip down a bit, or you may want to read it anyway. They say that writing/journaling is good for the soul, and I have to agree...sometimes. When there is an issue that is really bugging me, putting it down on paper helps me to think more clearly, and then I can usually come up with a solution. Blogs, however, are not always that "place" for me, because you never know who is reading them. That being said, I am going to write about something anyway. I get really tired of "he said, she said" talk, and I feel that if someone has something that they need to clear up, they should come to the source-me!- and address it. It has come to my attention, that some minor things that I said about someone (a member of my family), were somehow turned around and used to cause harm, not left alone as they should have been. That is really all that I can say, without prying, investigating, and most likely causing more of a scene. To the people who were hurt by what I thought was an innocent conversation, I am sorry. I honestly had no idea that the other adult involved, was going to take a three minute conversation that we had about you (and maybe she didn't...there were other people there who may have been listening as well), and use it in a spiteful manner. If you want to talk about it, call me.In other news...we have had a crazy, holiday weekend so far. Friday morning, Amber and I loaded the horses up, and trailered to an area that I have not ridden in for 12 years! The trails used to be unmarked, but over the last 10 years (?), the local Back Country Horseman group, has taken over trail maintenance and they are now labeled, and mapped. We had a good ride, although poor Waska was a little under the weather from his vaccines that I had given him the day before.
Friday night was Kevin's cousin, Keith's, 60th birthday party-Happy Birthday Keith!-and we all had a really good time. Lots of food, wine, fun people, and did I say food?
Yesterday, we spent most of the day at Amber's house, because it was Brad's son, Cody's, 10 birthday (more food and drink!). He got a dirt bike, and was so excited. I am a horrible blogger, and I forgot my camera, so I have no pictures from either event :(
Today, we have to attend the annual Labor Day picnic that one of the fireman puts on, so that should be a lot of fun too(yet more food and drink!).
Oh...and Eric took this picture of the horses "behinds" the other day and, really wanted me to put it on the blog, so here it is! He thought that it was really cute. Hmmm....must be a boy!!!

Anyway...I hope that you are all having a great weekend, and I promise to have cheerier posts in the future :) I will be spending all of next week in the gym, trying to work off all of the food and drink, that I have ingested over a three day period!


Saddle Mountain Rider said...

That first photo is such an eye-catcher! You have the horses in beautiful surroundings, also.
I could never be a nurse and i dont think that i could handle that key thing either - would have to have HL do it, if he could. Yikes! I get shivers just thinking about it.

Twinville said...

Tell Eric that horse butt reinds me of a peach! hehe

Sounds like your back is feeling better now, but don't do too much at the gym, just in case you reinjure yourself.

Have a terrific holiday weekend :)

Grey Horse Matters said...

Horses butts are what I usually see unless I'm carrying treats, so I've identified more horses by their butts than their faces! Really cute pictures. Have a great weekend.

Melanie said...

For all- Eric is glad that everyone liked his picture. He now wants to start taking more of moi, because he says that I am not on the blog enough...heeheehee!!!

Twinville said...

Tell Eric to "Go Boy!" I'm looking forward to seeing more of his great photography skills on your blog, especially more pics of you! :)


Momma / Cowgirl said...

I love the horse pictures, but I am prejudice about horses... lol

As to the talking about others and maybe when it should not be talked about, I say stay outta it if you do not really know what was said. cool, people all say things that end up maybe taken the wrong way that is never meant to be spite filled or the like. Let bygones be bygones.

Again, great photos and such a neat last picture, that place is gorgeous!