Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Gettin' Ready For Slip N Slide 2011!

It's raining today....  Dumping is a better word.  So I thought I would work on the decorations.  I think they were written in Chinese, and then rewritten in english....  Not so much fun..

Anyway here are a couple of the semi finished decorations

The Tin Arch has some other signs that go on it and as you might guess, the other requires faces in the holes.  There are other arches, cars and surfboards, just wait....

Thursday, June 23, 2011

The Outhouse Is Finished!!!

Well, we did it!  The outhouse is finished, and just in time for us to get the place ready for the annual
Slip N Slide Party!!!

We still need window coverings and have to hang the paper towel holder, oh and some touch up paint, but I am calling this puppy done!!!

Now, on to the slip n slide stuff!

Sunday, June 12, 2011

A Beautiful Day For A Cattle Drive!

We went out to help our friends gather their cattle to move to their summer pasture.  It was a picture perfect day.  The weather was fantastic and the company even better.
Recently, I brought my 17 year old mare out of retirement for a very good friend to use.
They are getting along just like peas and carrots.  After the first week my friend called me and told me that she has just about worn the hair off the mare from going out and petting her.  The mare, "Kitty"  is a total carrot slut, and as a result I was able to teach her a nice repertoire of tricks.  Of course my friend Carol liked that too.  Anyway, I got a chance to ride with her today and gather cattle, one of my favorite things to do in good weather.  I rode Kitty's daughter, Wednesday.

After the gathering, we went for a really nice trail ride.  It was Wednesdays first trail ride ever and she did pretty darn good.  I don't know however, why when we have creeks and ponds all over here that she was wigged out about crossing them here.  Oh well, my fault really for not riding her near enough.  I will say that I was happy to see that she is a bit of a billy goat, and sure footed.

Hope you all are having just as much fun!