You’ve Come To A Safe Place

A few months ago, after a tough week, I went to the barn for a bit of rest and relaxation and found fellowship. Patty, a longtime boarder and friend of Maple Row Farm, was celebrating Vito’s Gotcha Day; the day she got Vito, a handsome pure-white Warmblood,...

Tornado Terror in Oklahoma

As I write this I am watching the television coverage of the killer tornado that tore through Moore, Oklahoma. It is beyond imagining what it is like to have your rock solid home, school, church or barn instantly disappear. The entire landscape as you knew it is gone,...

Being Helpful vs Being a Doormat

Today I realized that a lot of what stresses me out is other people’s issues, not mine. Just this morning I was upset that my 19 year old didn’t have a ride to work. Why? He could have discussed his problem the night before with me or his father and all...