Horse Tribute

The Day After

The day after Death comes to take a loved one away is marked like no other day on the calendar. This day after Death has visited brings a slow-motion rhythm of heavy-laden legs, heavy feet shuffling, heavy eyelids. Sit for a while, wander for a while. Have more water. Distract and repeat. That time before …

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Bernie Mac

I’ve done this once before…written a tribute for a horse I loved. This one is for Bernie—Bernie Mac to be exact. And, interestingly enough, the other tribute was for a mare we called Bernie’s “mommy horse.” Silly nicknames we give them. The mommy horse was June, or Junebug as we often called her. The third …

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