Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Yesterday Was Bizarre

It Really was.

I woke up at 1:00am with a migraine beginning. I got up and took a pill and made coffee. Lydia got up too. I watched four episodes of Lie To Me and drank four big sups of coffee.

The headache didn't go away completely, I woke up too late for that, but it became manageable. Lydia really liked sleep-most-of-the-night-on-a-lap. She tolerated my trips back to the kitchen for more coffee.

I got the 3 minute video of Yndi on FaceBook, and, after watching it many times, called and made an offer. My offer was accepted and now we are doing details of Coggin's testing and Health Certificate and delivery.

The seller seemed pretty pleased with my offer, and I think I am getting a real good deal.

She will go to Roger's for a while first. She is not solid enough for me to drive solo. Could be rusty, could be that she had little experience years ago when she was driven.

She had never been trained under saddle.

Mostly, she has had foals.

So, last night, after the stress of horse buying, migraine, and up since 1:00am, I slept through most of an episode of Star Trek OS, I went to bed without any rabbit petting.

I am getting a new Pony Girl.

Monday, November 28, 2011

On My Mind

I have a lot on my mind......

Sunday, November 27, 2011


Dave bought a used fire hydrant on ebay.

He is cleaning the old yellow paint off. In the kitchen.
I did not complain. I cooked Thanksgiving dinner around it. He noticed.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Are You Scrooge?

Thanksgiving is almost here, kicking off the Holiday Shopping Season. Receiving gifts from Target and Wal*Mart thousands of miles away, exactly like the stuff you can get at Target and Wal*Mart in your town. You can save a few steps by picking up a Target Gift card while you are picking up your prescription for anxiety medication.

You can just go giftless. Be sure, in our culture, that you will cause yourself a lot of grief.


Buy One-of-a-Kind hand crafted in the USA art! Something they CAN'T just go get on the way to something else.

I have a website for Wearable Art Sweatshirts and Art Saddle Pads here DOUBLECATBATIK.COM

and some other things on ETSY

Etsy is a great place to find all kinds of unique gifts. You don't have to look for yourself, but I'm just sayin'......

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Am I relieved?

Someone said how relieved I must be not to have to go to the barn every day and take care of something.

I didn't know what to say, so I just said "No. I'm not."

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Carriage House

Yesterday I worked on the cover for the carraige house. When I began this project, it was going to house Janow's cart. The last time I worked on it, it was going to house Maggie's cart. You can see the inexpensive cart I got to use while I was waiting for Maggie's custom Sprint cart to be completed. It is still not completed, but I have commitment to Todd Frey so I will honor it.

I don't know if working on this is part of moving on, or what. It feels weird. But....when I get it done, the Pfaff can be put to use on saddle pads.

This cart is for sale. I am emailing with someone who responded to my craigs list ad.
Yesterday was my most productive day in a long time.

On the lighter side, Paula waiting for bread, with Lydia waiting to steal Paula's bread.

Lots of Saddle pads listed on ebay this week.

Tomorrow Joseph has a day off school. I would take him somewhere fun, but at 15, "fun" and "mom" do not happen together.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011