I am Celebrating 72 years!

June 9th, 2021, is my 72nd Birthday and I am celebrating it! I am delighted to have attained this age because 21 years ago I was not sure I would see even one year more. But I survived that major health challenge and I am still here. I have thought about my age and here…

What’s new?

I have seen new birds that I did not see all winter at our feeders. Here is a white crowned sparrow. This elegant little bird is a ground feeder and although they are supposed to be more rare in the East of North America I have seen as many as five at a time pecking…

Three things we need to remember.

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. Jack Layton former leader of the New Democratic Party in Canada Jack Layton said this before his death in 2011. He knew nothing of Covid or the Pandemic that was…

How to Live like a Daffodil

Yesterday I posted about the sudden disappearance of our spring weather. The poor daffodils were weighed down with wet snow. In the afternoon the snow had gone but several of the daffodils’ stems had broken. I went out and cut them off short , put them in a small mug with water. Some were still…

The Weather Gods are Laughing!

This morning our 6 year old Grandson woke his parents at 6:15 am . “Guess what ? Mom,,,Dad,… There’s SNOW.” Well at his age this may be exciting but it is April 21st ! This is Spring’s little joke. The birds were not too happy about it and neither were the daffodils. Here are some…

Happy Birthday Biasini!

On January 17, 2005, in the North of Germany, four little hooves hit the ground. This little fellow grew up to be branded into the Hanoverian Verband. His breeder Inga Bulle knew she had a nice colt and she gave him the name Biasini. His father was Belissimo M and his mother Diva ( she…

The 2020 Horseaddict Numbers!

In my 2020 life the Numbers were all about Covid. The numbers of daily new cases. The numbers of people in the ICU. The numbers of people in hospital. Numbers! That is what I came to in 2020. The Covid Numbers! But today I found some other numbers. The 2020 Numbers for my Blog HorseAddict….

This is what I did today!

The Covid numbers in Ontario are not great. The Provincial government announced they are imposing a lockdown on the entire province. Or maybe just on the south of the province. Or maybe not a complete lockdown just increased restrictions. Or maybe it will be like the lockdown in the spring and the barns will all…

Totilas: the Demise of a Superstar.

Originally posted on HorseAddict:
Unforgettable is also the explanation of the rider that he didn’t feel anything of an injury in the saddle. And also the judges did not make a good impression. They could have ended the test. If only they had the courage.”-?Isabell Werth Isabell Werth has the courage to speak the truth…