Beloved horizon

23 04 2013

A quote I saw and liked recently: “We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.” ~ Konrad Adenauer

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Hollywood leads Madison, Comanche and Kestrel (and the rest of the bands’ members) away from the roller-coaster ridge pond, where they drank at the end of the day.

This horizon from Spring Creek Basin: Unique and much loved. With mustangs in front of that horizon: Heaven under the sky.





Purple mustang majesty

17 04 2013

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Big girl Madison looks back toward daddy Comanche and Hollywood’s band at the purple-mountains-majesty end of day. Mama Kestrel and big sister Juniper graze in the background.





Play time, mustang style

16 03 2013

Madison and Temple playing with a deer skull with antlers attached.

Madison and Temple, bold, bright, beautiful mustang girls, found the coolest of cool playthings in the basin the other day: the top part of a deer skull with the antlers attached. (Quite old and weathered.)

Madison playing with a deer skull with antlers attached.

They chewed on the tips, sniffed it, pawed it – lifted it once, and I managed to back focus the three frames I caught – and generally had a grand time with it for about 20 minutes!

Temple plays with the deer skull with antlers attached.

Lesson: Make fun where you find it, with whatever you find!





Going … going …

15 03 2013

Juniper naps on a warm spring day.

Juniper was a sleepy girl …

Juniper succumbs to a lovely, warm spring day.

… on a lovely, warm spring day …

Juniper succumbs to a lovely, warm spring day.

… and she’s gone. 🙂

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Juni down for the count with sister Madison and mama Kestrel. Daddy Comanche was behind them to the right.

What a lovely day. And there’s a blush of green across the hills. As dry as it is, that’s nice to see.





Back to back

27 02 2013

Madison walks past mama Kestrel.

Curious Madison walks past mama Kestrel on a snowy day a couple of weeks ago.

Sunlight and shadow. Mama and daughter. Pretty-pretty.





Snow run

26 02 2013

Comanche's and Hollywood's bands.

Comanche brings up the rear of a mix of his and Hollywood’s bands: Juniper, Madison, Kestrel, Temple and Piedra. Pre-dawn a week or so ago.





Happy Valentine’s Day!

14 02 2013

Madison gives Temple a kiss.

Sometimes, the best kisses catch you by surprise!

Madison and Temple are growing up together because their families stick close together. Madison is Comanche’s and Kestrel’s daughter, and Temple is the daughter of Hollywood and Piedra.

These two sweethearts know how to celebrate the day of love!