Tag Archives: Big Creek

Babies in Big Creek!

I’ve been calling Saint George frequently this past week, pestering him for updates and news.  A dream I’ve been harbouring since I crossed the Mississippi/Tennessee border more than 2 years ago is manifesting on a table in the old Log … Continue reading

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Winter in Big Creek

My “castle” is surrounded by a moat of boot-sucking bog muck mud and glop.  There’s a forest and a mail box and an entire world beyond that mud – but the moat must be negotiated before reaching Any of it. … Continue reading

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free range menagerie

The days are spinning into weeks faster than I can weave them into any sort of sense, my journal lies untouched, my calendar is blank.  This doesn’t mean that nothing is happening – but the sense I had on the … Continue reading

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Guest post from Dad – to entertain you while I’m en route!

I am Chuck, Sea’s Dad. Because of Sea, Sally Jo and I have had a variety of experiences, mostly very good.  Sea says that being our child has been an interesting experience!   I think it is safe to say, a … Continue reading

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one time only

One week from tonight (Good Lord willing and Big Creek don’t rise) I will be sleeping in my new house for the first time!  After weeks of exploring options I found a man with a truck and trailer who is … Continue reading

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how does it feel?

I keep getting asked this question, or these questions: How does it feel to have crossed a continent on horseback?  How does it feel to be done with your ride?  How does it feel to have accomplished your life’s dream … Continue reading

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hOMe

Early in the Journey Gryph and I would joke that we were out on an adventure, finding the “om” in homeless.  We quickly learned that this wasn’t a very appropriate joke when we were trying to find a place to … Continue reading

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within sight of Tennessee

I’ve taken two days off within sight of the Tennessee border.  That decision was based partly on weather, partly on a wonderfully lush pasture which the ponies are relishing, partly because we’d just ridden 4 long days in a row, … Continue reading

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