Tag Archives: North Dakota life

Four-legged Fun!

Last weekend was the best! The QCS Ranch hosted the annual fall Kevin Vesey Equine Clinic. Twenty-five riders ranging from six to sixty years old, along with their four-legged BFFs, walked, trotted and loped through the weekend.   We learned … Continue reading

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Happy Place

I have a new happy place. I’ve always enjoyed the Mouse River Park. It is quiet and peaceful. Not much to do but look at the flowers and watch the river flow (or not flow!). But now I have a … Continue reading

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Just a Rock

It’s just a rock. But it’s not just a rock. It sat in front of our house when we were kids. I would lead my pony up to it so I could get on her. She would stand nicely until … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

The calendar says that New Year’s falls on January 1. But we each have different ideas of what constitutes the beginning of a new cycle, the start of a 12 month .journey. Tax preparers finish their marathon on April 15, … Continue reading

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Miss you!

  It’s been a year. It seems like it was yesterday you slipped from my grip. I still haven’t figured out why. But I am so glad we had you as long as we did! Miss you bud!

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Miracles

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein. During this post-holiday, dead-of-winter time it is hard to see the miracles … Continue reading

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Learning Curve

Last weekend Mark and I went to a Stock Dog clinic. It was tons of fun. I sure wish I had focus like these dogs! She would have done anything to get a chance at those sheep! Belle was one … Continue reading

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Christmas Memories

They say the first Christmas is the hardest. The first one without someone you love. And in some ways it has been tough. Mom missed Nathan’s special decorating techniques – like putting all of the ornaments on one side of the … Continue reading

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Evening Ritual

In July our family grew. Meet Elmo and Elroy. They are 4 month old brothers; Australian Shepherd Border Collie mix. At the same time we acquired five kittens. Now, keep in mind, I am not bragging about our intelligence level. … Continue reading

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Thanks for the memories!

Sometimes it’s hard to remember the lesson my dad tried so hard to instill in me: that making memories is so much more important than getting stuff done!

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