Search found 691 matches

by Tarlo Farm
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Bobcat on my trailcam (video!)
Replies: 20
Views: 234

Re: Bobcat on my trailcam (video!)

And we have a lot of bobcat in Michigan too. More and more people see them lately, even in the Lower Penninsula.
by Tarlo Farm
Fri Nov 09, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Bobcat on my trailcam (video!)
Replies: 20
Views: 234

Re: Bobcat on my trailcam (video!)

Climate change Clanter. And what a great video! Looks like a young cat - not much tufting to the ears. Just amazing! What brand trail cam Snowhorse?
by Tarlo Farm
Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Go out and vote
Replies: 20
Views: 265

Re: Go out and vote

"shockingly..." :evil: That's just terrible. Inexcusable. We had three people before the polls opened at 7am, and shepherded 38 people through in the first 25 minutes. Seventy-two percent turnout!
by Tarlo Farm
Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Long over due Twins update
Replies: 44
Views: 504

Re: Long over due Twins update

LOVING all this catching up!!
by Tarlo Farm
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Go out and vote
Replies: 20
Views: 265

Re: Go out and vote

I worked the polls in my precinct - 15.5 hours. Holy crap the close-out procedure took 90 meticulous check-and-double-check minutes to complete without compromising any ballots/votes. I was blind with exhaustion. Besides that, the whole experience was great, in spite of the loss of a man who should ...
by Tarlo Farm
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Long over due Twins update
Replies: 44
Views: 504

Re: Long over due Twins update

Oh my!!! In addition to the items you mentioned, they're beauties! And it's so nice to see greenery in the neighborhood after your many years of dust and drought. Hugs!
by Tarlo Farm
Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Others are concerned about how I feed my horses.
Replies: 19
Views: 486

Re: Others are concerned about how I feed my horses.

demi wrote:They look ok to me. But I’m wondering, is your horse a little on the spooky side?


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Tarlo Farm
Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: In which I'm reminded how much horse shopping sucks!
Replies: 161
Views: 2784

Re: In which I'm reminded how much horse shopping sucks!

Sorry for all that. Lesson to be learned: Quit on day three if there is chaos. Good luck with the search!
by Tarlo Farm
Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Little or Lot of Emotional Support Needed
Replies: 22
Views: 645

Re: Little or Lot of Emotional Support Needed

I know you have real and immediate concerns, but you clearly raised a woman who is exceptional among us. Peace to you and to her THIS!!! Wishing your daughter safe journeys in her important work, and you good sleep and a new horse. Me - what? fourth? fifth? - Thank you for raising a wonderful adven...
by Tarlo Farm
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: OMG! It's a pony
Replies: 10
Views: 357

Re: OMG! It's a pony

When I first started taking my horse to shows he spent more time with his head up staring than he did moving. OMG, that reminds me of one of my horse's first tests at a schooling show next to a pasture with draft horses. I got THE squarest, abrupt halts, followed by a frozen head-up that needed a b...
by Tarlo Farm
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Facilities & Transportation
Topic: Grass growing in arena
Replies: 7
Views: 345

Re: Grass growing in arena

I think grass is great to ride on! Except if you get tracks worn in areas. Then it get tough to maneuver around occasionally.
by Tarlo Farm
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Mendelsohn?
Replies: 1
Views: 198

Mendelsohn?

Is that you and your baby on the cover of the "USDF Connection" magazine???
by Tarlo Farm
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: A spin off: Mare, Gelding or doesn't matter for you?
Replies: 37
Views: 1022

Re: A spin off: Mare, Gelding or doesn't matter for you?

There was a time I swore NO MARES!! Then I wound up with four of them. :shock: I grew to absolutely love them. But they are, in general, a little more trouble than the geldings given same breed, same age, relatively same background. If I outlive my 14 year old mare - and I will hopefully outlive her...
by Tarlo Farm
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: OMG! It's a pony
Replies: 10
Views: 357

Re: OMG! It's a pony

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Tarlo Farm
Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: A different kind of competition...
Replies: 11
Views: 351

Re: A different kind of competition...

Great image!!
by Tarlo Farm
Wed Sep 05, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Book Recommendation
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: Book Recommendation

Old story, debunked. Her father had actually returned to South America when she returned to Nairobi. First woman to fly in Africa, first woman to fly east to west across the ocean, crashing in Canada. Period.

https://www.nytimes.com/1987/08/23/book ... d-one.html
by Tarlo Farm
Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Book Recommendation
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: Book Recommendation

Looking forward to reading that, thanks for the info! "West With The Night" is my favorite: True story about the first woman pilot, Beryl Markham, to do loads of flight stuff, AND when her father's farm in Kenya failed, she rode her favorite horse to Niarobi (sp) and became the leading tra...
by Tarlo Farm
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: The Political Forum and Other Hot Topics!
Topic: Invitation List to MY Funeral
Replies: 19
Views: 950

Re: Invitation List to MY Funeral

And now, Drumpf will be the ONLY major political figure - including many international allies - to not attend. And the drumpf ordered the WH flag moved to full-staff when he returned from yet another golf weekend.
by Tarlo Farm
Sat Aug 25, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Facilities & Transportation
Topic: Grass growing in arena
Replies: 7
Views: 345

Re: Grass growing in arena

Does the owner not want the grass in the arena? If it's not much, I can be pulled out by hand, or disc-ed, or dragged. Are the horses always in that pasture?
by Tarlo Farm
Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Fun at the Fair
Replies: 18
Views: 671

Re: Fun at the Fair

Me three. Except the adults have taken over the meetings for 4H Horse Council. When I had a horse club, I helped a couple of my high school kids wrestle it back for about three years. In my opinion, adults are there to help point the kids in the right direction, assist when needed, then get out of t...
by Tarlo Farm
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Fun at the Fair
Replies: 18
Views: 671

Re: Fun at the Fair

I had to enter something in at least five of eight departments. I did seven; sewing (sundress), culinary (jam), fine arts (one of those wine-and-canvas things), folk art (a welcome sign I made years ago), horticulture (roma tomatoes), photography (a photo of a sunset), and floriculture (a giant Dahl...
by Tarlo Farm
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Fun at the Fair
Replies: 18
Views: 671

Re: Fun at the Fair

Love it and all the posts! Just picked up my exhibits this morning as our fair wrapped up last night. I got fourth place as Homemaker of the Year! hahahahahaha!! Next year I want the damn sash!!
by Tarlo Farm
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Geraniums
Replies: 11
Views: 722

Re: Geraniums

Yeah, ten years ago they started chewing on them here. Mums too. :evil: Mine are behind a tiny, thin electric hot wire around my yard plugged in at night.
by Tarlo Farm
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Geraniums
Replies: 11
Views: 722

Re: Geraniums

Until they don't... :evil: I've kept geraniums for years and in fact have made at least two dozen cuttings off one especially prolific plant with extraordinary genetics. As someone said, FULL sun is essential, and it's ok to let the soil dry out periodically. What caught my attention is these are ne...
by Tarlo Farm
Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: A big whine
Replies: 13
Views: 711

Re: A big whine

Glad you're feeling better. I too hate fireworks. Bleh
by Tarlo Farm
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Quality of Life ?
Replies: 29
Views: 1481

Re: Quality of Life ?

It's SOOOOOO hard. But we owe them some dignity in death as in life. Hugs!!
by Tarlo Farm
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Quality of Life ?
Replies: 29
Views: 1481

Re: Quality of Life ?

Yes ^^^

If you're here wondering, I believe it's time.
by Tarlo Farm
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Conflicted by the Duggars for years
Replies: 27
Views: 1252

Re: Conflicted by the Duggars for years

No confliction for me - I find them icky.
by Tarlo Farm
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Walter Zettl
Replies: 13
Views: 971

Re: Walter Zettl

I was blessed to attend one of his clinics and watched as a young lady on an appaloosa/draft cross learned to dance. Many of us auditing cried when it happened. He was so patient and without effort...teaching what he loved most. I was there too! That was so amazing and she and her horse were wonder...
by Tarlo Farm
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:06 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Walter Zettl
Replies: 13
Views: 971

Re: Walter Zettl

Oh no! I've been worried about this and thinking of him a lot lately. I'm so sad. I rode with him several times and attended clinics even more. Ride on WAZ, ride on!!!
by Tarlo Farm
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: A pasture foaling at 4 a.m. - I'm in love!!! More pics added.
Replies: 37
Views: 1901

Re: A pasture foaling at 4 a.m. - I'm in love!!! More pics added.

OMG! I so miss the babies! And your mare is gorgeous!!
by Tarlo Farm
Fri Jun 01, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Delta Airlines S...s
Replies: 12
Views: 884

Re: Delta Airlines S...s

I agree with the responses that say make this public; social media, local news, whathaveyou. This is TOTALLY unacceptable! BTW, where was your mom found?
by Tarlo Farm
Thu May 31, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Jimmy Williams
Replies: 7
Views: 585

Re: Jimmy Williams

From the time I was about 12, it would take both hands and almost all my fingers to count the number of predators I ran across in various aspects of the horse world. :evil:
by Tarlo Farm
Wed May 23, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Phone Insurance
Replies: 12
Views: 702

Re: Phone Insurance

:shock: :shock: :shock: NO!! Yes, not true without photos.
by Tarlo Farm
Mon May 21, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Riding in southern Spain
Replies: 8
Views: 436

Re: Riding in southern Spain

In 1989 I rode in southern Spain for two weeks. The horses (Andalusians) and farm was a glorified dude-ranch, but after the staff realized I could really ride, they let me help with the stallions a couple times and that was REALLY fun. I went in late November and except for torrential rains one five...
by Tarlo Farm
Sun May 20, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Phone Insurance
Replies: 12
Views: 702

Re: Phone Insurance

Hi Clanter! (waving) Thanks for the tips and suggestions everyone. I did get insurance on this one; second $300 phone in two months. First one lasted four years before I tried to wash it. The other day I was enticing my men-of-mayham mutt into a pond and slipped and fell - with the new phone in my b...
by Tarlo Farm
Sat May 19, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Credit Score
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Re: Credit Score

Yes. Discover give their cardholders a report every month. It varies a few points according to the most stupid reasons.
by Tarlo Farm
Sat May 19, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Phone Insurance
Replies: 12
Views: 702

Phone Insurance

Do you have it? Has it been worth it?
by Tarlo Farm
Sat May 19, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Trump and Horses???
Replies: 2
Views: 329

Re: Trump and Horses???

Maybe...
by Tarlo Farm
Fri May 18, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Trump and Horses???
Replies: 2
Views: 329

Trump and Horses???

From Bill Gates: "He knew my daughter Jennifer, because Trump has this horse show thing down in Florida, in fact he went up and talked to Jen and was being super nice," says Gates. "And then, like 20 minutes later, he flew in in a helicopter to the same place. So clearly he'd been dri...
by Tarlo Farm
Thu May 17, 2018 3:18 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: I sold the farm!
Replies: 11
Views: 836

Re: I sold the farm!

The funny thing is, we received our buyer's offer on Friday. On Saturday, we received another offer from someone who looked a while ago. And today I got a call from another buyer I've been talking with, and she's ready to make an offer. Real estate is so crazy! When it rains, it pours! Congratulati...
by Tarlo Farm
Wed May 09, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Need some help or advice
Replies: 65
Views: 7399

Re: Need some help or advice

Well done Linden! We're here for you.
by Tarlo Farm
Tue May 08, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Somebody was sassy yesterday
Replies: 8
Views: 596

Re: Somebody was sassy yesterday

That's what the padding was for. 8-) Oh.My.Gawd!! I love how stoic the rider still looks in the first close-up. And the gelding/mare/stallion meme is hysterical!
by Tarlo Farm
Wed May 02, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: News from down under.
Replies: 10
Views: 818

Re: News from down under.

Great news, ride on!
by Tarlo Farm
Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: NJ Has New Ticks
Replies: 8
Views: 615

Re: NJ Has New Ticks

Just like Emerald Ash Borer. Came into Detroit probably on a pallet. From China. Now every ash tree, planted in the '60s to replace every Dutch elm disease stricken elm, will die. Eight in one pasture alone. A HUGE 40 footer too big to lock hands around in my woodlot. The end of ash ax handles and ...
by Tarlo Farm
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: We rode to the outdoor tonight
Replies: 6
Views: 476

Re: We rode to the outdoor tonight

You and your horse will learn to love a bit of trail riding!
by Tarlo Farm
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: NJ Has New Ticks
Replies: 8
Views: 615

Re: NJ Has New Ticks

Ick. They ARE creepy. When I was a kid we NEVER had them in Michigan!
by Tarlo Farm
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: Kayaking, anyone?
Replies: 5
Views: 474

Re: Kayaking, anyone?

I have three kayaks, all sit-in, none more than $500, most used going downstream, though all are fine on lakes without big winds. Seatback comfort is critical and the most expensive of the three has the most comfortable seatback. It also has the straps and bands that have lasted the longest. My frie...
by Tarlo Farm
Sun Apr 22, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: The Observation Lounge
Topic: NJ Has New Ticks
Replies: 8
Views: 615

NJ Has New Ticks

https://www.morningticker.com/2018/04/s ... crambling/

Ick. Never seen them on horses as badly I saw them in Spain. I've always wondered if you could wrap flea and tick collars around the legs, just above the knee.

Go to advanced search