Tag Archives: Minot

parade report

I found this blog post about the Minot parade when somebody linked to my blog from there – was fun to read another perspective on things ūüėȬ† also good photos – enjoy!¬† http://louielbm.blogspot.com/2013/11/the-last-of-saddle-tramps-mesannie.html Meanwhile, back at the ranch,¬†the ponies are … Continue reading

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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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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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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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New England

I have always dreaded “leaf season” in the North East.¬† The bright colors of the trees clash and jar and make me cringe.¬† I find it gaudy and overblown and frankly kind of embarrassing to have to bear witness to … 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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The Muchness of it All

In five weeks this ride will be done.¬† Minot, Maine will be a real place full of real people in my heart – rather than¬† a spot on a map, a destination and a bunch of e-mails full of plans.¬† … Continue reading

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the Onset of Summer

The past 5 weeks have been wonderful, exactly what the ponies and I have needed, perfect, insanely frustrating and Not According to Plan.¬† My mom called today to remind me that it’s been almost two weeks since my last blog … Continue reading

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the Gift of a Word

Several times when I’ve gone in to schools to speak with the kids I’ve been asked “What’s the best gift anyone has given you on this Journey?”¬† A few reporters have asked the same question.¬† It’s a hard one to … Continue reading

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update and mail drop

Mr.James has come down with a case of rain rot and we’re needing to take a break for a week or so while I doctor him twice a day.¬† There’s no way to deal with this while we’re moving since … Continue reading

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