Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Finally making that first canoe trip

Here it is, Our first trip as a couple on the Buffalo River. I had been asking to make such a trip since we moved here. To get out doors. It would be me and my husband. We finally made it, and it was the best time I had had.
Of course I hadn't been in a canoe but only once. And that was on a small pond in Michigan. Well, to be honest it was a marsh. The friend that I was with was trying to teach me how to paddle. I can't say that I ever learned how to . Only that we did go in circles that day. Which is where my love of Canoeing came from.
This was so beautiful and great. There was many out on it that day. I was so amazed how many there was. Some had stop to fish, while others. Such young teens had stopped to make nose..
My husband did most of the paddling that day. Often asking if he need me to jump in to help. There was one area of this trip where the current was so bad, that the two women in their canoe had over turned and their canoe was filled with water. They weren't alone. Their parents weren't far behind. As we got close to them. I asked if they were alright and if they needed help. Of course , I knew I had no idea what we could do. Or I could do, since this was my first in a canoe,  They replied they were okay  and that their parents  were on their way to them.
I hope that we would have many more trips like this .  It was a two hour trip. And I so loved it. My husband said he had too . But, I am not so sure. Since there were moments that panic could be heard in his voice when we got to close to shore and we needed to get back into the flow of the river.
The most of this trip was one of togetherness. And  I had hope that we can do more of them .

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The next show of Lynn's Uniquely you Destination

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These are just few of the things that will be at her Table at this craft show. My friend has grown a lot she makes so many things that all turn out, which amaze me. Her talents are so out there.
I love helping her out with her Wares and her face book page https://www.facebook.com/lynnsuniquelyyoudestinations

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

I was one of the pack

I was one of the pack. It was meant for me to love animals , just seem to be in my blood. I would spend most to all of my time with them. They would always be listening to me. I just knew they would be one of my best friends. They would never let me down.

Sunday, March 18, 2007

The Damm Ranch

This is our pasture. Since moving here to our new home , set in Tennessee. It has been full of country experiences. As growing up I had always dreamt of this place. And now that I am in my fifties I am now enjoy part of my childhood dream. It isn't a full picture of the dream I had. There were to be Children and all sort of Animals. Since I have never had any children and that I am at an age that it would be out of the question to have any . This place will hold the pets . Animals . I saw myself having , riding my horse every morning in this pasture. or on a dirt road.
This isn't that far off of having , its finding that horse. This has been slower then first thought it would be. Plans change. no matter how much paper you use. No matter how much thought you put into your dream there is always that one thing you didn't count on.
And with that , this is where we are. We look every weekend to see what kind a of horses are for sale, in reason of the cost we can afford. Then there is that consent thought . "are we able to do this. since we never owned one .Nothing large then a dog."? Again we put into place our plan. or thoughts on the subject. Giving hope and faith that our question to that will be answered. We are told that owning a horse is a lot of money. And like I said we have no way of knowing how true this is. And learning what they need . What is the care for it. These questions play over and over in my head.
I have for a long time . Believe in my faith . that if you are to have it. Then it will be supplied to you . And everything that comes with it . Even the down side to what ever your passion , your dream maybe . You just have to have faith and believe with whole heart that it will come. As I type that I am reminded of the movie . Field of Dreams , If you built it they will come. I guess that is why I love that movie so much . It touched deeply on my soul belief , that if you just put all of yourself into your dream , It will come.
We also have a boarding sign out in front of our loving home. Our ranch .We had a few boarders , Who didn't stay long. But long enough to see them in that pasture of ours , Giving us hope that one day there will be our own out there . Our barn is clean. We laid bedding in hopes that one day our horse or even that of a boarder will be using it.
I thought too. If there was a way , that we could help those travelers that were in need of a place over night . Traveling with their horse having to stop over night giving their horse a place of space it would be our Ranch . That I would like to offer too. Not just a bed or breakfast sort of thing , but also one for their livestock or horse. We are close to the interstate so that could happen.
There are so many things that I thought that would make my dream happen . I know this is all in God's hand, And with my efforts it would happen . It will be hard going, and the start is slow . But IT WILL HAPPEN! I have to believe in that .
So, as you browse along my blog take notice of the pictures and enjoy the comfort and peace you will see in them .

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