“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” -Kurt Vonnegut. Infinity Farm is just that kind of Stable Community. Anna Blake, Infinity Farm.
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 gelding stands watch while the sun warms his … Read more
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 same mood, always the same wattage, always the same goal. And … Read more
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 taken with my phone. No psych, definitely not high-tech.
The horizon separates the earth from the sky, and in some ways, the physical world from the dream world. The two nestle closely here, and the closer the dream rests by the reality, the more you know you are home. Sunset over Infinity Pond, with a toenail moon and a narrow view of Pikes Peak, … Read more
Infinity Farm is a pretty colorful place, a vibrant palette of sky and landscape, with bold, iridescent personalities in our herd of many species. I still think our overall hue is gray, somewhere between black and white on the continuum. Gray is the color of fog and deception, or in our case, this in-between hue … Read more
There is a space inside of a horse that has no borders, no ceiling, no base. It’s an infinite space and this is the way in. Lay down your ego, let your edges grow soft. Still your brain and breathe with your heart. Now, come on in and let the real ride begin. Anna Blake, … Read more
Good Morning. Top of the day to you! Morning is my favorite time of day. It’s a chance to say thanks and start over, at the same time. I nicker back, throw some hay, and marvel at my amazing good fortune. Good morning to the art and miracle of life! Anna Blake, Infinity Farm. WordPress … Read more
Saturated. Drenched. Soaked. And feeling fine about it. The summer started with fire and evacuations, and ended with a month of monsoon. Some of us humans feel a bit run around by the weather this summer. Horses like to run around in the weather. Fundamental difference. Anna Blake, Infinity Farm. WordPress Photo Challenge is a … Read more
It’s an Equine Line. They do it a lot. They sleep in lines, walk in lines, graze in lines. Here two horses walk with Edgar Rice Burro, an equine cousin, trying to look as much like him as they can. Same ears, same eyes. Edgar is a bit of an inspiration around here, not just … Read more