Fall is finally here, but I have to admit, it’s sad to see summer go! The lazy days of summer will surely be missed.
Malin went back to school and she really likes her new teacher! She is doing really well and off to a great start. 100% in both math, spelling and reading!
Mike and I got to go to a 3 Doors Down concert here at the oceanfront and we had a GREAT time! 3 Doors Down has ALWAYS been one of our favorite bands of all time; for both of us, which is rare! All Mike’s flying videos have been done to their music. We got great tickets and were front and center for the show! I posted my pics on IG of Brad (the lead singer) and he even “liked” them. Always cool. :)
Baby had a small hiccup and we believe managed to dislocate her elbow. We have NO IDEA how. I spent the day at CHKD Urgent care and she ended up in a fiberglass splint and a sling. Even with x-rays, they couldn’t rule anything out and sent her to an orthopedist. After a week, she ended up being just fine! The splint came off and she is back to her normal self! Kids!
We finished the build on the newly relocated round pen. Mike worked very hard and managed to pump this 60ft round pen out in less than 2 weeks. Way to go Mike! We were still having problems with neighbor kids scaring the horses while round penning and we couldn’t get the horses to focus and pay attention because they were too scared of what the neighbors were up to. Again, it became a dangerous situation we no longer felt comfortable risking. One of our horses body slammed herself through 3 sections of the fencing she was so frightened of what was going on over there. Sad situation that after all we have already been through with them, these people STILL couldn’t be decent human beings and just go inside while I round penned horses for an hour. But here we are! A second arena moved! The new round pen is stunning, built better and the footing is way better than the original! It also has its own light, so it can be used at night too.
Lots going on still! Lots of moving parts but that’s how we roll! We shut down our Etsy woodworking store with no ETA on when we will be back. We got SO slammed this year, which was a good thing, but it got too overwhelming. We had a waitlist ALL year and never slowed down! With Mike going to a new command in mid October we HAD to force a slow down. So many things here on the farm that needed routine maintenance that never managed to get finished with all the hobby shop work. Here’s hoping we can take a sizable chunk of that farm work out before work starts kicking Mike’s butt again!
We would like to thank ALL our clients this year, what a year! One for the books! Not one person cared about being on a waiting list; they all said Mike’s work and crafmanship was worth any wait! I call that a success! Thank you!
A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
- Henry Ford