Archive for 'Maine'
Chaos Learns To Drive, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. “Chaos,” a one year old Trekkaner gelding learns to drive in the soft sand and surf of Parsons Beach. It was a cool, windy October day, but Chaos showed courage under side reins and surcingle as he walked gamely through the cold Atlantic Ocean. His driver uses […]
Parsons Beach, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. A place near and dear to my heart. Ever since I was a child a drive down the dirt boulevard past the horse farm (through the lonely dark trees and out to the Rosa Rugosa bushes, where the salt spray of the ocean hit my nostrils) brought me home. […]
At Little Pond, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. I’ve had a love affair with horses my whole life. Here I am at age eight, outfitted in Ked sneakers and shorts (oblivious of saddle sores) astride a sweet little Shetland pony. My terrified sister (who dislikes horses to this day, probably due to watching me suffer through […]
Shy Girl’s Lucky Day, originally uploaded by elefanterosado. Whenever I travel away from home, I miss my horses. I miss their early morning breakfast whinnies, their soft muzzles peering over the stall doors as they beg for treats, and the smooth movement of their unique, yet equally fleet-footed, ground-covering trots. My astrological sign is Sagittarius, […]
She’s Been A Mighty Good Friend. Thanks Old House Step Inside This House That picture hangin’ on the wall Was painted by a friend He gave it to me all down and out When he owed me ten Now it doesn’t look like much I guess But it’s all that’s left of him And it […]