The first flakes of snow are starting to fall here on the ranch and it's looking to be a cold, wet October. It has rained, misted, or snowed every day so far this month and the sun has barely shown at all. It makes for mighty dreary days, and it means we'll probably have a … Continue reading I just want a nice, sunny day
gleaning potatos with my miniature horse to stock up for winter
I am really proud of a picture I took the other day, and by evening, my face hurt from grinning about it so much. But my joy was quickly stomped down by the realization that my hard work was extremely easy to steal. I don't usually post my best pictures on here, and I definitely … Continue reading To Watermark, or Not to Watermark?
I come across a lot of questions that start with, Do I really? While I was doing chores tonight I was singing Mica Tyler's song Different. The chorus just kept ringing through my mind, pushing out the usual chatter and planning that's going through my mind while I'm working. I wanna be different I wanna be … Continue reading Do I Really?
I've really only been doing a couple things this month. Playing with my camera, packing salt, and working on my book. I've pretty much been living and breathing photography and writing this summer. If I'm not outside working with or riding a horse, then I'm either taking pictures, editing pictures, writing my book, or editing … Continue reading August Update
I've had my eye on the Sony a6000 mirrorless camera for awhile now, but I didn't want to spend the money on it. But then I found a starter kit on sale super cheap on Amazon and the last of my reservations went out the window. It was time for me to get a good … Continue reading I got a new camera
I've been working on introducing my stockwhip to Moon this last week. I started out making sure that she was completely comfortable with the lead rope being swung around her and tossed all over her body. I made sure to also swing it so that it would wrap around her legs since that can happen … Continue reading Day 2 of Stockwhip training
You wouldn't want to be inside my head. It's a depressing place to be, full of tormentors and all manor of unpleasantness. The smile on my face for all the world to see, even when fake, is sometimes then only little thread holding together all the broken little pieces of this soul's heart and mind. … Continue reading You wouldn’t want to be inside my head
A little story I wrote in an act of rebellion against my writer's block
This is a short story I wrote for a competition way back in junior high. I got second place, but when I read it now, I can't help but wonder why the judges liked it so much.