Sunday, July 24, 2011

Picture of the Month

There is nothing like a picture to explain an entire concept.  Living here....well it's different!  From the postmaster who leaves sticky notes on the post office door when she leaves to get a soda, ("Be right back"), to the neighbor....far down the road, who now has chickens in her dog kennel, this life has taken a bit getting used to.  

Imagine my surprise when Secret Agent Man and I stopped for gas at our community station and these fellas were catching a little time in the shade.  

Everything needs its own type of fuel every now and again, I suppose....

33 comments:

  1. Love it! My kind of community!

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  2. Sounds completely Idyllic. Serene. (Hugs)Indigo

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  3. And what is so odd about this, ha ha. Better that than a traffic jam.

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  4. THE BOSS, Buddy and I were out for a ride through her hometown (3 stop signs, no traffic lights) a week or so back and had to wait for a bunch of people on horses following a covered wagon to make a turn so we could get back to the highway.

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  5. I've seen scenes like this when I visit my kids in Colorado! Horses are so much a part of our country's history, and thankfully probably always will be. There is even a special NYC unit of police that patrol parades and events on horseback. :)

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  6. Randy - This is much better than a traffic jam and a much sweeter scene.

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  7. I like it, and I can relate. I once saw somebody ride a horse through the bank drive-through. Wish I had a camera at the time.

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  8. JoLynne - I wish that would happen here! I would love to see it. Actually...it probably has happened here...

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  9. Love it! We do the same here! Stop by the filling station for a cool drink half way through a training session!

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  10. I love it. Once lived in a small town in Texas that we rode our horses every place. Even to the bar at night. No danger of getting a ticket and the horses knew the way home.

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  11. Love it!
    We don't see a lot of horses in town (the streets are too narrow for it to be safe), but I love all of our state road signs showing the horse and rider everywhere else :)

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  12. When I was a teen we used to ride our horses through the drive thru at McDonalds :-)

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  13. The first thought I had was who was getting what...would be so funny to see the horses drinking a Big Gulp or Slush..

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  14. Gotta love it. Neat to see and thanks for sharing.

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  15. I love the little quirks and oddities of small town living.
    I have always lived in small communities and in recent years in aboriginal communities. It has been a experience I'll always cherish!

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  16. Funny.
    This country life sure does take some getting used to doesn't it?
    I often wonder If I will ever quite get it....(sigh)
    It DOES make for some good humor at times I suppose;))

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  17. Just spent some time in a small town where the only cops are on horseback.

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  18. all i can say is, thank god there are still places in the world where people park their horses outside a store. cars are way overrated ;-)

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  19. I adore your new header and *LOVE* the horses and their riders. Not long ago I was driving through my small town and had to pull over and get a photo of a wagon full of people being pulled by two lovely draft horses! Gotta love it!
    ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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  20. I love that riding horses to town seems to be an every day occurance to some! Great shot!

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  21. Haha -- I love it! Awesome.

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  22. Essence.


    Please have a good Tuesday you all.

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  23. I grew up within a stones throw of an Amish community so we see horse and buggies all the time. I take it for granted until someone points it out.

    That poor dude looks more tired than the horses, haha.

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  24. More economical than a car? Maybe. Living in suburbia though, parking it would be a problem for me. :-)

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  25. It is not the fuel, but their exhausts that would worry me!

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  26. Great picture ... I wonder where they put the gas !! I live in a suburb of the city where there are several areas of green fields. Horses are kept in three of these areas and it is not unusual to see a horse attached to one of those small racing (traps) carts on the road.

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