Archive for May, 2008

May 27 2008

This video should disturb you

Published by under Advocacy,Personal

The trauma the little bay horse in this video suffers is absolutely heart-wrenching. It should NOT have happened. In my entire history with horses, horsemen, and cowboys alike (yes, I do count them as different beasts), I’ve never seen such a despicable, unadulterated lack of compassion. If this is representative of the rodeo industry as […]

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May 24 2008

Pictures don’t do justice for this creepy little thing …

Published by under Arts & Crafts,Assemblage

The idea of Goth turned into the idea of gargoyles which then turned into the idea of sacrifice. But then, at some point during the assembly, my husband (I just thrill to call him that!) said something and suddenly this project wasn’t about sacrificial offerings so much as it was the escaping of said sacrifice. […]

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May 17 2008

Wow, What a Gorgeous Day!

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The weather here today, despite a prediction of rain, has been phenomenal. The hubby and I went to the car show in downtown Christiansburg and checked out all the tricked out hot rods, street rods, and all the nifty gas guzzlers in between. We listened to our friend, Casey, pickin’ some bluegrass tunes with a […]

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May 10 2008

Wish Me Luck

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3:45 p.m. >> I’m loggin’ out to switch out a sickly video card which also requires an upgrade to a beefier power supply (which may be the source of many of my game-time problems — we’ll see!). I’ve never changed a power supply before and it seems a bit spooky to me. eep. 1:15 a.m. […]

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May 01 2008


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Well, I’m up for air (and a little catching up). I didn’t complete NaPoWriMo (write a poem a day for the month of April, which is National Poetry Month). However, I did end up with 23 and 1/2 poems, and considering I started on the 11th of April, that’s pretty darn good. I also have […]

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