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Otie’s First Outing

Remember the first day of school? The nerves, the excitement, the glances at other kids on the bus to see who might be your new best friend? The heart stopping fear the first time you raise your hand and then the enormous satisfaction that you answered correctly (clearly already the teacher’s star pupil)? Well, little […]

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Introducing Otie!

Life is full of oddities. Like why we park in a driveway but drive on a parkway, or why we buy a pair of panties, or why we turn the radio volume down when we’re looking for an address. And why we buy the horse that fell on us. Don’t adjust the TV, you heard […]

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Ups and Downs and a new logo

The Ups: Longleaf Pines Horse Trials was such a blast. I’m very late posting about it, but . . . (insert lame excuse here). It was just my 2nd Prelim and it made me feel like Xena, Warrior Princess. Coby was, as usual, a XC machine. He is such a confidence builder. He gets so […]

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House update #3

Gaaahhh! The completion date has gone from December, to November, to October and now to September. Apparently the weather is cooperating or Saturn and Jupiter are in alignment or whatever. All I know is that we haven’t even started planning a move yet (the Fayetteville house isn’t even on the market).  But like a tornado, it cometh […]

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Naysayers be gone!

Naysayers are the bane of my existence. I mean nothing deflates me faster than a pessimist with a sharp pin. It’s like they’re allergic to happiness or hopes or dreams. They’re the dead calm in a sailboat race, the patch of dirt on a ski slope, the itchy tag you forgot to cut off a […]

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