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Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Trapalanda Stables

The girls at the stables. I really like their teacher--an older German woman who takes no nonsense. Tabs has met her match. The teacher told me yesterday, "She (Tabs) did very well at everything except one thing. She refused to feed the horse a treat because she said she didn't want horse slobber on her hand. WELL! I'd NEVER heard such a thing! I told her I'd rather horse slobber on me than her slobber." So, I asked, "Well, did she do it finally?" The teacher said, "Of course she did it! All my students do what I tell them." So I joked, "Do you want to take her to the dentist for me?"
We all spent a crazy early morning chasing a mouse around the house--Silver had one trapped under the chesterfield. FINALLY got it out the patio doors onto the front balcony. WE were nearly late for riding lessons.
An adorable quail family has a nest in our lavender in the back yard. They have about ten new-hatched chicks.They are so fun to watch. They get up each morning as a family and retire to the lavender each night like clock work. Will post pics soon.
3 I Pod docks from Future Shop--all three crap! Must return the latest one tonight. And it was an expensive model with a built in wolfer.
Pip is a little Starbucks addict. Every time we're out in the van she's yelling for "Chockie!"--her hot chocolate from Starbucks.
Painting is gradually starting to look a little better than a paint by numbers special. I always forget how hard painting is until I start a new one!

3 Comments:

Blogger theresa_hart said...

My little equestrian nieces! Maybe I need to start up a horse farm and then the girls can come and teach riding to other little equestrians. Where is the picture of Herman2?

August 19, 2008 at 12:28 PM  
Blogger Miranda said...

i wish you would. I would camp out there myself. There is a real renaissance in equestrian, absolutely e/o I know has their kids in riding lessons. Wasup?

BTW, TEH, you could toss me a bone now and then!

August 19, 2008 at 4:18 PM  
Blogger QueenMJ said...

Hermie has a date. Yes, Fionna has invited Hermie to come and play with Bosun next time you are in Kelowna.

August 19, 2008 at 8:29 PM  

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