Blog Posts - Edgar Rice Burro, Donkey Universe

Negotiating; Not Fighting.

Everyone gets to have their way. Just not all at once.
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Dec 9, 2016

Photo Challenge: Relax

Some still search for the undeniable place where shoulders soften bellies peacefully sag and each breath out hums the sweetness of belonging Hurry home it’s not too late …. Anna Blake at Infinity Farm Horse Advocate, Author, Speaker, Equ...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Dec 5, 2016

A Lesson about Squeamishness and a Donkey.

Warning: Gray Mare rant ahead.
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Jul 1, 2016

Weekly Photo Challenge: TRIO

“You knew we were dedicated to fighting the forces of evil when you hired us.” This trio of highly motivated professionals are the Infinity Farm Type-A Aversion Therapy Team. They step in when things are just a little too perfect. It̵...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Nov 29, 2015

On Being an Old Gray Mare With Chronic Lameness

ACK. I've become one of those women.
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Oct 16, 2015

Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion.

It’s all fun and games until… …somebody takes a dive. (He’s fine. He meant to do that.) Anna Blake, Infinity Farm. WordPress Photo Challenge is a weekly prompt to share a photo- I enjoy twisting these macro prompts to share ou...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Apr 26, 2015

Weekly Photo Challenge: Wall

My muck cart is blue, with perfect balance and foam-filled wheels, and I prefer wooden handles on my muck forks. I wrote about my love of mucking in my blog last friday, but I didn’t mention that my favorite part is the wall around my muck cart...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Mar 16, 2015

Weekly Photo Challenge- Express Yourself.

Yes, the right to free speech is alive and well here at Infinity Farm, and since this week’s  prompt is Express Yourself, we invite you to chime in. This stuff never gets old–let’s hear your puns about old goats and my ass. Fire aw...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Jan 26, 2015

Weekly Photo Challenge- Serenity.

Serenity is the creative act of resting your mind on an instant of simplicity in a fast-changing and complicated world. If you happen to be be a Type-A sort of human, like I was, you can get some help learning it at the barn. Anna Blake, Infinity Far...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Jan 19, 2015

Weekly Photo Challenge: Signs

Sign Translation: Storm coming! (Sorry for the blurry -Edgar Rice Burro moves quicker than you think.) Anna Blake, Infinity Farm. WordPress Photo Challenge is a weekly prompt to share a photo- I enjoy twisting these macro prompts to share our micro l...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Oct 6, 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Humanity

The virtue, humanity, is a set of strengths focused on “tending and befriending others.” The three strengths associated with humanity are love, kindness, and social intelligence, (as defined by Wikipedia.) Humanity seems a missing ingredient is s...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Sep 15, 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture

  There is texture on the surface that is ruffled. It might be fluffy or prickly, sleek or unkempt. Some patches are chewed off and some stick straight up. It might even change colors. There is a window we can look through to see the texture on...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Aug 11, 2014

Donkeys for Peace: Edgar Rice Burro, my Hero.

By the time I got through the gate, Edgar had joined in. He was running hard, right behind Bhim. Shame on him. I expected so much better from an animal of his intellect and compassion.
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Jul 18, 2014

Edgar Rice Burro says Good Night. (Video)

It was one of those perfectly beautiful evenings at Infinity Farm. Edgar Rice Burro had been wrestling and scratching all day. Donkeys are the most playful animals I know. Just a few minutes earlier I had to take a wading pool away because he had tor...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Jun 10, 2014

WPC: Split-Second Story

WDWF Take Down!!! Edgar Rice Burro is the middle-weight champion of the World Donkey Wrestling Federation. He approaches this sport with the same intellectual commitment that he uses in chess, the keen cat-like reflexes he uses in farm security work...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Jun 2, 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring

It is spring, I hear, but it’s hard to tell at this altitude. This high flat prairie is khaki tan with hardly a green shadow. The wind crosses the farm like a speed skater and if there are tiny leaves budding on the trees, they have been flogge...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on May 5, 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

Edgar Rice Burro is born for free jumping. I know, suspend the disbelief. No whips or spurs, just equine excellence! Appearances are deceptive: There is a magnificent intelligence just under that huge brow, but no one is more playful than Edgar. On t...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Mar 11, 2014

Your Valentine, Edgar Rice Burro.

Some animals think humans have no intellect or soul, but Edgar disagrees. He thinks humans can be trained. He also thinks they are cute with hats on.
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Feb 14, 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Eerie

Eary: The farm version. (And just the way we like him.) Anna Blake, Infinity Farm. WordPress Photo Challenge is a weekly prompt to share a photo- I enjoy twisting these macro prompts to share our micro life here on the Colorado prairie. My photos are...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Nov 3, 2013

An October Romance.

It was innocent. They were looking for companionship, that’s all. Each had suffered a loss and they were drifting a bit, hoping to find a friend. Nobody said anything about falling in love. Sumo came to Infinity Farm as a kid with his twin Elvi...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Oct 11, 2013

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