Archive for July, 2010

Cleo and Waldo

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Cleo – aka “Funny You Should Ask” – and Waldo … our two Tennessee Walking Horses. More pictures on Flickr hat noch mehr Bilder.

Memories of a great World Cup

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

In his column on the BBC website, Zimbabwean filmmaker and columnist Farai Sevenzo sums up his experience at the Worldcup in South Africa and what this event meant for South Africa: For the first time, the South Africans kept telling me, all South Africans have come together, people are conversing across colour divisions, we are […]

Progress on the Horse Farm

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

Saturday we finished building the pasture fence. Wow … what a slog! We started working on this project 4 weeks ago. I rented a Bobcat and built a 200 foot/70 meter driveway through the woods up the hill to the top of the pasture. There, we installed a 14-foot/3.5 Meter gate and then we built […]


Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Yesterday was the second day at over 100 deg. F here in Durham. At RDU airport a heat record for that day was recorded at 102 °F / 38 °C. Great week for building a pasture fence …


Thursday, July 8th, 2010

wieder in Halfinale … ist es vorbei. Bravo für Jogi’s Jungs – was für eine Weltmeisterschaft! Toller Spaßfußball! Aber Spanien war einfach zu gut. Congratulations to Spain. See you in two years. Again.