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Kathryn Lipton
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Wilbur was Right--You can and Should Talk to Your Horse
Anyone above a certain
age will remember the classic 1960s television show, “Mr. Ed.”   The palomino spoke only to his owner, Wilbur
and episodes focused on the trouble-making antics of Mr. Ed.  "A horse is a horse, of course, of course, And no one can talk...
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Decorating a Small Bathroom on an Even Smaller Budget
Over the past five years, I've realized that owning a horse and more recently a farm can be an costly proposition. Source: James Yang, New York Times, Nov. 18, 2014 All those necessary expenditures mean that when I redecorate a room in the house,  I try to ...
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Honoring a Life--One Stitch at a Time
My mother died in
November, 2014 but I think of her every time I step into the guest room where
I’ve displayed her “This is Your Life” quilt. 
My sister and I made the quilt for my mother’s 70 th birthday.  Each of the 30 blocks depict
an important mileston...
Honoring a Life--One Stitch at a Time
Honoring a Life--One Stitch at a Time
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What Does the Fox Say?
I found out one night
around 11 pm.  I went up to the barn for
a final check on the horses.  As I was
walking across the back yard, I heard what sounded like screaming in the distance.  I assumed it was teenagers on a Friday night
engaged in revelry.  As I ...
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What Does the Fox Say?
I found out one night
around 11 pm.  I went up to the barn for
a final check on the horses.  As I was
walking across the back yard, I heard what sounded like screaming in the distance.  I assumed it was teenagers on a Friday night
engaged in revelry.  As I ...
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Shoveling Horse Manure and Decorating the House--All in a Day's Work
While I've been working hard figuring out this horse farm thing, I've also tackled redecorating several rooms in the house.  The previous owners were fond of wallpaper which made a statement.  I prefer a more subtle approach.  The abundance of wallpaper mea...
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Keeping Me Smiling: The Antics of Adso
In September, I decided to adopt two barn cats for four-legged mouse control.  I contacted a local adoption group and they brought Adso and Annie.  Unfortunately and sadly, Annie was ill and passed away a few weeks after she came to the farm.   So Adso quic...
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A Horse is a Horse--of Course!
"Horses are born. Then they spend the rest
of their lives trying to find new and interesting ways in which to commit
suicide."  --Professor of Veterinary Medicine As any horse owner will tell you, horses have an uncanny ability
to injure themselves.  You ca...
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A Horse is a Horse, of Course!!
"Horses are born. Then they spend the rest of their lives trying to find new and interesting ways in which to commit suicide."  --Professor of Veterinary Medicine As any horse owner will tell you, horses have an uncanny ability to injure themselves.  You ca...
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Bees! Run!
It had already been an interesting ride before I heard those fateful words. I joined seven people from the Central Maryland Saddle Club for a ride at Morgan Run Park in Carroll County.   It was hot (90+ degrees) but it felt at least 10 degrees cooler in the...
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