It was nearly my finest moment. The small horse farm I once owned was a great setting for outdoor parties. The house was small, but overlooked a large grassy lawn that wrapped around a beautiful one-acre pond. We held several very large parties during the warm months, setting up picnic tables, grilling burgers and setting […]

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My first pony ride

The brittle, sepia tone photograph said everything about who I would become. Perched in front of my brother, I am sitting astride a pony for the first time.