Category Archives: social

First News from the Garden

We are ways yet from having the garden completely planted and have a number of crops still to plant, but it’s early yet.  We are really pleased with the new raised beds, they’ve allowed us to plant much more in … Continue reading

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Sharon Knight Concert

We hosted Sharon and Winter when they were here a couple of summers ago and are excited that they are coming back to do a concert at Johnny’s Garden the 18th of May!  The concert will be in our beautiful … Continue reading

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Saturdays in the Saddle

Since Yiska has come home Don has developed a new appreciation for and interest in horses.  I was delighted when that interest developed into a desire to take riding lessons and quickly signed him up for Rose’s beginning lessons.

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Don and I have been eating lunch together at 11 am every Monday at the same restaurant for 5 years.  Its gone beyond routine at this point, its a tradition.  It was something we looked forward to and it made the … Continue reading

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Autumnal Equinox

I love this time of year, this season sings to me more than any other, even louder than the hot rush of Spring.  I think it must be the change in the sky.  One day the sky is the clear … Continue reading

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Yiska and I have our first grand adventure

Last month I was particularly privileged to be included on a competitive trail ride in Santa Fe on a fine summer day with new friends horse and human alike.  On a beautiful Saturday morning, we met at 4:30 AM in … Continue reading

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Open House

Hello Friends and Family, We are finally settled into our new home and while we have much to do in the coming year(s) to make the home and property be all that we envision its time to take a break … Continue reading

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