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Being Post-Mature in the Spring.

It's a Grandfather Spring. Those words don’t go together well.
by AnnaBlakeBlog on May 9, 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: Letters

Letters: Most writers have stacks of paper on their desks, but I have stacks of cats. It’s an element of my particular style. Anna Blake, Infinity Farm. WordPress Photo Challenge is a weekly prompt to share a photo- I enjoy twisting these macro...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Apr 28, 2014

ADD, ADHD, and Remodeling

Yeah, all three, right here,  That's ME!  Did I tell  you that although we have worked on the living room, dining room, kitchen, bedroom, and mudroom, I have yet to complete even ONE of those rooms??  I've slated walls in the livi...
by themixedupmama on Apr 22, 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Monument

Humans build monuments to those we honor and respect. Simple love usually isn’t enough for monument status; it has to be a deed above and beyond the call. Monuments are erected to heroes, those who saved us from the unthinkable. We have no monu...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Apr 14, 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

Street Life on the farm is not much different. Individual personality makes for rich diversity. It takes all kinds, just the way we like it. Anna Blake, Infinity Farm. WordPress Photo Challenge is a weekly prompt to share a photo- I enjoy twisting th...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Mar 31, 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

They are siblings; they reflect each other, they reflect their sire and dam. They reflect the herd they live in here at the farm and finally, just a teeny bit on the very surface, they reflect me. It’s strange to think a couple of horses with t...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Mar 24, 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

Inside? No, but thanks for asking. 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 taken with my phone,...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Mar 18, 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Treasure

“Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place in museums; others, we take for walks.” -Roger Caras Anna Blake, Infinity Farm. WordPress Photo Challenge is a weekly prompt to share a photo- I enjoy twisting these macro p...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Feb 17, 2014

Thursday Dose of Cute: Welcome to Babyland

FLB's four-day-old twins on January 30th.It's lambing season! Still. We bred just 15 ewes this year, and the first set of twins arrived January 26th. But after 22 days of round the clock visits to the barn (I started my nightly checks a few d...
by Farmgirl Fare on Feb 13, 2014

Best Rated Life Insurance Companies 2014

If you’re in the market for life insurance it’s imperat […]The post Best Rated Life Insurance Companies 2014 appeared first on TopLifeInsuranceReviews.com.
by TopLifeInsuranceReviews on Jan 30, 2014

The Corgi Witness Protection Program.

Did you know there is a Corgi Witness Protection Program? Do you have room for a dog with a history? It’s the one year anniversary of the day that Walter came here from Wyoming to rescue the Dude Rancher and I from the peace and quiet of the Colora...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Jan 17, 2014

» Weekly Photo Challenge: Window

I keep a cat box in my writing studio and it has a window.... 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 phot...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Jan 13, 2014

What Do Old Horses Dream?

Old horses, and the women who love them: We are unapologetic ninnies, I’ve written about it before.
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Jan 10, 2014

Family Values at the Holidays.

I was raised by people who didn’t really want any kids or animals in their house. Okay, they made an exception for a Chihuahua once, but he didn’t live in the house so much as inside someone’s shirt.
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Dec 27, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: One.

One. Cat. (Named Squirrel, the Killer of Bugs.) Always an only-cat, in her own mind. Just like the other two only-cats that live here. Anna Blake, Infinity Farm. WordPress Photo Challenge is a weekly prompt to share a photo- I enjoy twisting these ma...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Dec 23, 2013

2014 Infinity Farm Calendars!

Look! It’s Miss February! The 2014 Infinity Farm Calendar is finally available on-line. Designing the calendar was easy, wrestling with installing PayPal buttons, not so much! There is a new page here on the blog, see it by my header image abov...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Dec 11, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Grand

Our GRANDfather horse holds a special position of respect in our herd. He has lead with kind fairness, and now we all want to return the favor, we all want to protect him. Cold weather is cruel to old bodies, and in the afternoon light, a young geldi...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Dec 10, 2013

{Video} Buona Giornata! Episode 1 of "Life at La Tavola Marche"

This is how we start the day on our farm - A 35 second film (shot on an iPad) of my favorite part of the day - letting the chickens out of their coop! This winter, I'm editing short clips we've filmed of our day (from the market, garden, guests...
by La Tavola Marche on Dec 8, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light!

My candle burns at both ends’ It will not last the night; But, ah, my foes, and oh, my friends- It gives a lovely light!  –Edna St. Vincent Millay. Walter, resident light source at Infinity Farm. No one does it any better. Always the sam...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Dec 3, 2013


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