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Disaster in the Barn, Getting Stronger and a Little Piece of Home!

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Monday, February 16, 2009

Disaster in the Barn, Getting Stronger and a Little Piece of Home!

Oh my - Charles accidentally left one of the stalls open a few days ago and the horses had a free-for-all in the barn! Luckily the feedroom and tackroom were closed, but OH. MY. GOSH. What a mess. Norman, Seamus and Mo destroyed the place. My chair was broken into little pieces, the wheelbarrow crunched, the rake in pieces, a glass bowl that Ziggy had been eating from shattered, and the concrete carpeted in horse poop. And to top it all off, Norman was standing in the middle of the barn aisle like a king staring at me when I opened the door. Of course he walked right up to me like nothing was wrong.

I was in the barn to sweep it out for some hay that we had coming, but when I saw the mess I just cleared off a little space for the hay instead. Hopefully we can hire someone to help us get that barn under control. The most important thing is that no one go hurt - all three horses are none worse for the wear after their barn party!

On another note, I am feeling much stronger. I put Jack in the Ergo Baby carrier and walked for about a mile today. He's got to be about 14 pounds now, and my back hurts a bit this evening, but it felt great to get out and go for a walk. I have also just felt stronger in general - little things like getting up off the floor are easier, and getting off of this couch with Jack in my arms is easier, too.

And speaking of being on the couch, we were sitting on it Saturday night watching Cops (I didn't know they even filmed that show anymore, but they do, and in HD!). I was surprised and excited to get a little piece of home - COPS San Diego! Woohoo! The first segment was filmed in Santee (figures) and featured a woman getting arrested for stealing a cake. Hehe. The next segment was from Vista (even more appropriate). Imagine my excitement as the COPS car whizzed past the Ford dealership (over by Coco's - yum) and arrested someone for pointing a shotgun at his neighbor. I was hoping it would be someone I knew from high school or something, but I guess it's a good thing it wasn't. Well, for someone, anyway!

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2 Comments:

At February 27, 2009 at 10:24 PM , OpenID JGoodman said...

Okay this is the THIRD outfit Nico. Stop copying me!!

 
At February 27, 2009 at 10:27 PM , OpenID JGoodman said...

oops I f@#?*ed up my comment. It is supposed to say this is the THIRD outfit Nico has too!!

 

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