Tag Archives: Mesannie Wilkins

Sun Journal Article and Photos

The ponies and I are back in Greenville at my folks’ place after an incredible, long, emotional, fun, intense and wonderful weekend in Minot, Maine.  Tomorrow morning Dad and I return the borrowed horse trailer to Hollis, NH and the … Continue reading

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I Love a Parade!

I’ve been trying to write a blog post about reaching the Atlantic Ocean and the end of the Journey.  I’ve sat down every day with my laptop and searched for words… And for the moment I’m giving up because there are … Continue reading

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Minot Planning Update

Plans in Minot are changing a bit -> at the meeting somebody pointed out how DARK it would be at 5pm in Minot (after daylight savings time) on 8.November!  So – the new plan: all of the “official” festivities will … Continue reading

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YOU Are Invited!

One month from today I’ll be riding into Minot, Maine – leading a parade to honor Mesannie Wilkins (The Last of the Saddle Tramps), proudly carrying the flag of the Long Riders’ Guild and bringing my own 25 month Journey to its … Continue reading

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A Change of Pace

Thursday morning the ponies and I were in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  Thursday evening found us in Delaware, Ohio.  A distance that would have taken us over a month to travel by hoof was done in a day.   It’s hard to know … Continue reading

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The Only Constant is Change

I am writing today from Louisiana with much to tell and an incredibly glitchy internet connection.  I just spent the better part of the morning writing a 1500 word blog post only to have it disappear when I tried to … Continue reading

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Newspaper Article from The Dublin Citizen

This article was published Thursday, December 20th, in The Dublin Citizen, Vol. 23, No.16 I’m going to leave this up even though it isn’t readable. Hopefully when Sea gets on she can figure out how to make it larger. Sea … Continue reading

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“Why?” – a new page w/ old photos

My favorite version of this question is “What inspired you?” because it’s the easiest one to answer.  I grew up reading the “Little House On The Prairie” books – I had the boxed set and read the entire series at … Continue reading

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time to reflect

It’s Christmas time and it seems like everybody I’m in contact with is frantically busy, stressed out and gnawing through a to-do list pages long; trying to get everything done and make everything perfect for the holidays.  Gryph and I … Continue reading

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a Mesannie Moment

Last summer when I read The Last of the Saddle Tramps it seemed like Mesannie got a lot of help from small town sheriffs.  She told of sheriffs coming out to meet her as she approached their town, helping her find a … Continue reading

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