SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND Recent Reads
In the past few weeks, I have read (actually listened) two great books. My new car habit is to have at least two books along for the many rides that I take. It takes 20 minutes to drive to and from wo... Posted on 3/21/12 at 5:30 AM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Fire in the barn
Early Saturday morning I was awakened by thunder and lightening. Chance was nervoushe laid right beside me and panted. I dozed..Far Guy woke me up and said he was leaving Terrys barn is on... Posted on 7/25/11 at 6:05 AM
STAFF BLOG ON THE RECORD WITH BEN Farm Aid: A review complete with videos
I drove and drove and drove and drove and on Saturday morning I finally arrived at Miller Park in Milwaukee for Farm Aid 25: Growing Hope For America.
The show kicked off at 1 p.m. but I was hungry ... Posted on 10/7/10 at 10:25 AM
STAFF BLOG FAITH FORUM 'Christianity Today' lists stuff Christian hipsters like
"Christianity Today" did a cover story on hipster faith. Along with it, they listed some stuff that Christian hipsters like. Here's some of it.
Authors: C. S. Lewis, Walker Percy, Dorothy Sayers, Ter... Posted on 9/3/10 at 5:42 PM
A rural Edgeley, N.D., man was scheduled to appear in court Thursday for 21 criminal charges of mistreating horses.
Richard Musland is accused in LaMoure County District Court of depriving horses of proper food, water, shelter and adequate care.
About 35 horses and two donkeys were recently taken into protective custody from an Edgeley, N.D., farm where at least half a dozen horses were found dead.
Three confiscated animals had to be euthanized, according to a veterinarian working with authorities on the case.
Junior Girl Scout Troop 30318 took a field trip May 5 to Dean and Anne Harr’s home in rural Jamestown to learn about horses.
The Junior Girl Scouts were completing requirements needed to earn the Horse Rider and Horse Fan badges.
I’ve been wearing western hats for 40 years, but I’m no cowboy. As one who regards horses as necessary evils in getting into the backcountry, I’m not ashamed to admit I’m a little bit afraid of them.
The first time I did any serious horseback riding was in 1972 on a lengthy pack trip into the Peace River country of British Columbia. I learned a couple things about horses.
At first glance, 3-year-old Johnny Ringo seems to be the gentlest of a dozen horses on Tate Eck’s ranch.
Keeping his docile brown eyes on his trainer, the small bay gelding patiently takes a metal bit into his mouth and then breaks into an easy canter, as if he’d been doing it all his life.
By Michelle Rydell, The Forum
, August 27, 2008
Horses are part of new court diversion program aimed at building trust, responsibility and self-esteem in at-risk American Indian youth.
The program, started last fall by the Spirit Lake juvenile court system, is called Shunka Wakan Ah-Ku, or Bringing Back the Horses.
“A lot of kids out there don’t have any identity,” said Darla Thiele, an intake officer with the juvenile court. “But as Native people, one of our greatest identities was as a horse culture.
The North Dakota Winter Show paused during the draft horse pull Thursday to honor one of the most highly regarded members of the sport in this region.
Howard Wolf, 67, of Ypsilanti, N.D., died suddenly in January. He had competed in every draft horse pull at the Winter Show since they began in the 1970s.
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