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While the short attention span of the media has turned its face away from Newtown, Connecticut, the effects of the senseless shootings still reverberate across our nation. The images of the children are burned deeply into each of us. It was a tragedy that none...

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A Saturday afternoon call to the police department complained about a couple screaming at one another. The dispatcher sent a unit to check on a possible domestic violence situation. Alcohol was involved, as it often is, but when they ran a check of the father...

Jessica Rekos

[caption id="attachment_12927" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jessica Rekos[/caption] Jessica Rekos was buried today. Those five words have no right to be a part of our lives. They simply should not exist together in the same sentence. Jessica’s Christmas present was going to be a pair of cowboy boots, a hat...

Habitat for Horses

[caption id="attachment_10026" align="alignleft" width="270"] We're Back![/caption] After almost 200 years of intense preparation and the dedicated effort of thousands of people, the new Habitat for Horses website is finally online. This has been a major undertaking that absolutely had to be done. While it is functional,...

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Many years ago, perhaps in lands far, far away, the elders were those who captured the wisdom of the ages and willingly shared it with the youth. I can only imagine that our civilization has changed that scene because it’s becoming quite apparent that the...

horses in a field

He stood alone in the pasture, looking at the distant shapes of horses as they moved ever so slowly through the darkness, heads down, grazing one last time before they settled in to sleep. Quietly he walked towards them; few raised their heads, most ignored...