Weekly Photo Challenge- Warm.

Warm is a verb. The action that warm takes is to release things. Like when you lay in the sun and all of your muscles slowly soften–necks get longer, breaths go deeper and time slows to the speed of a nap. When that softness reaches your heart, then you know what acceptance feels like. Anna … Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle

Rescue Corgis, DBA The Little Men: Walter and the Preacher Man. This twinkle inspired by true love. Or maybe leftover turkey. Hard to say. Anna Blake, Infinity Farm. And P.S. If you like my blog, please consider hitting the follow button. I’m trying to impress publishers. Thank you. WordPress Photo Challenge is a weekly prompt … Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge -Angular.

Farms are not very angular places and I will admit, my eyes are drawn to curves and not angles. Llamas are the closest we get to angular animals: straight backs, perpendicular necks, directional ears. They have an angled silhouette that is easy to recognize. Llamas are also quirky and peaceful and curious. And prone to … Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Mini-malist

Spartan. Austere. Spare. Not more than required. Mini-mialist.  Anything but… 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, on my farm. No psych, definitely not high … Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Descent

Descent means ‘a way down’ and it is how we learn to ride. Our information and learning trickles down from the horse. In the beginning, it can seem like our job to train them and too many riders get lost trying to make their horses work by being adversarial–you can land at the bottom. Eventually … Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Refraction.

Refraction happens when a light bounces from one thing to another like a pinball. Instead of twanging noise, the light gets softer than sun, it’s bounced and sprinkled and spread thin so that when we see it through the filter of our own eyes, there’s a sweetness between the glare and the shadow. When light … Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Dreamy

Being Dreamy is the quality of being slightly unstuck somewhere between the harsh light of day and soft pure uncolored sleep. It’s a place of refuge where doubters are silent and limitations are vague. Just the way I like ’em. ***  “She came out of her reverie with a deep sigh and looked at him … Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Nighttime

Nighttime at the barn is when the edges between now and then blur. Sometimes in the gloaming, there is movement in the shadows. Amid the chewing and breathing, there is just a flicker of something else. Don’t look directly, use peripheral vision. Un-define your gaze; almost look away and you might see them. The Ghost … Read more