Photo Challenge: Order

The passing hours of this hot-dry day spook and buck and bolt, swirling together and scattering apart in a a howling dust devil of sharp nickers, skittering hooves, and manure. Always manure. I’m only human. I march from water tank leaks to gate repair, trying to mitigate the day’s erosion and prepare for the next … Read more

There's No Romance in Rescue

It’s my bi-annual report on the animals fostered here at Infinity Farm. I try to balance on a tightrope when I write about rescue. I want to encourage people to adopt and at the same time, not get too romantic about it. I know with bloody certainty than I can’t save them all. I just think … Read more

Photo Challenge: Reflecting

It’s the job of a hero to stand a strong wind, invincible against a dark sky, giving us pause to reflect on the sum of our inadequacies and hopes too precious to name. Could I be that strong, that resilient, with decades behind me and a dwindling future? She holds her ground, with steady eyes … Read more

Photo Challenge: Relax

Memoir Babies not embraced turn into sullen kids not good enough, graduating to insecure young adults, lost in bad decisions for long skeletal years, just searching for the undeniable place where shoulders soften, bellies peacefully sag, and each breath out hums the melody of utter belonging. …. Anna Blake at Infinity Farm Horse Advocate, Author, … Read more

The Fine Art of Cantankery.

lillith I’ve had a hard time acting my age. That’s not it, exactly. It’s more like I’m straddling the Grand Canyon between my usual teen angst and dealing with the fact I’m supposed to be wearing support hose. It all started with my birthday. Two years ago.

Then recently a donkey came to the rescue that I work with. She was nothing special, really. Her “selling point” was her age, I guess. We joked about needing to carbon date her. We’re guessing upper thirties. At least.

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