Category Archives: Leaky Creek

Our farm- home to horses, cats, & our family.

Moment 234,304,320,304 that I miss John- wildlife encounter

I love the wildlife around the farm,  BUT I don’t like when things that are wild get too close (like a fox after a cat or a fox in the backyard- luckily those 3 encounters happened when John was still … Continue reading

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Photo a Day- 11-20-10

Winston has been contained to his dry lot for a few days following rain and wet ground. Today, I let him out as you can see, he enjoyed his freedom! I love that he has his field and I’m trying … Continue reading

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Photo a Day- 11-18-10 Punkin

11-18-10 Punkin She came over while I was feeding this AM & popped herself up on the fence staring intently at something. Levi was runner up… My big silly, goofy dog. Love my critters… they keep me going!  

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Photo a Day Project- Project 365- 11-17-10

I saw this on a friend’s FB page and thought it was a neat idea- I thought, I’ll start it in the AM.  If I wait till Jan, I’ll forget. Who knew the start would be an ending… In this … Continue reading

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RIP Winnie

Today, I had my second difficult, heart wrenching decision of the year.  Winnie went downhill last night.  She started crying and couldn’t walk straight.  She was scared.  I was terrified she wouldn’t make it through the night and didn’t want … Continue reading

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*** Warning Graphic **** Comparing Grief to Proud Flesh

****************************** OK ************************ ********************* You’ve ****************************** *********************************been ********************* *****************************************warned *********** ******** no actual graphic photos ****** but graphic links *** John would shake his head and comment on how I could relate EVERYTHING to horses- often with a roll of … Continue reading

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Heaven can wait

An event that happened today really got me thinking. OK- Heaven is supposed to be the “ultimate best.”  Right? But today I intervened with Heaven- I “saved from Heaven.” And it’s a good thing. Quite the paradox and an interesting … Continue reading

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Funny how roles change sometimes… the legacy continues…

Squall was my “watch-horse.”  She’d let me know if anything was out of place and once had an absolute conniption over a kestrel that was in the pine trees.  That little hawk was NOT supposed to be there!  She kept … Continue reading

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“Nathaniel & Daddy” A story for Nathaniel written by me…

I made a Shutterfly photo book for Nathaniel.  I figured since he doesn’t  have a father that he can celebrate Father’s Day with, I’ll try my best to bring his father to him.    Below is the link… I hope you … Continue reading

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My ‘ol gal

My ‘ol gal Queen of the Farm Squeally Squeal Squirelly Mama Susquehanna Squall but usually just known as Squall And what is a Squall- squall // ]]> /skwɔl/ Show Spelled[skwawl] –noun 1. a sudden, violent gust of wind, often accompanied … Continue reading

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