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Clif Z-Bar says hey.

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Hey girl, hey!

Upon arriving home from work , (late I might add) I discovered much to my dismay, that Skipper was limping about the pasture. Actually, she wasn’t limping so much as just standing there looking all sad.

So I gathered her up and set her foot to soaking.

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While that was going on, I decided she could use a bath.

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All soapy and sad, foot in the bucket.

Yes, that is human shampoo.

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Mama D.’s in fact. Shhhh, don’t tell.

Luckily for me horses dry pretty quickly.

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Like new, she is, and Mama D. shall never know her shampoo went a-missing!

Of course one look in these eyes and how could she say no?

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Soon our photo session was over, so I returned my love to her stall where she could chat with her friends.

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With friends like these, who needs enemies?

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Give me some of that hay!! How did you score a stall!?! Ol’ Gimp Leg. 😛

That taken care of, I set out on a ride. A bike ride, that is. I went 10 miles, and came home, sweaty and hungry.

I knew just what I wanted.

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Pesto + Penne!

After seeing Betsy make pesto with broccoli, well that was right up this chick’s alley, so I knew where my bag of broccoli was going.

I didn’t use the whole bag. Just half.

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The other half is for lunch tomorrow.

I added an orange to the side.

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It was on it’s last leg. I did it a favor. It was surely headed to the compost otherwise.

I ended my meal on this sweet note:

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A fantastic fruit and oatmeal thing baked by Mama D., supplier of horse shampoo.

What a jack lady of all trades that woman is!

And she doesn’t even know it.

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Proverbs 25:21 (The Message)

If you see your enemy hungry, go buy him lunch; if he’s thirsty, bring him a drink. Your generosity will surprise him with goodness, and God will look after you.

I’m hoping Mama D. feels real generous with her shampoo when she reads this.

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I’m a lovin’ these swag titles.

Sorry if you don’t.

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Today’s snack was a Pure bar from my HLS swag bag.

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Like Caitlin would say; Nom, nom, nom.

After I chowed this bar, it started raining; but alls well that ends well, and by the time I got home it was gone. Linden and I had planned a little photo shoot, so we jetted off to Julie’s and I rocked some poses. I will post the link for your viewing pleasure once she has posted them, cause there is nothing better than a camera whore with a baby sister who loves photography.

Once done with that shiz, I jumped on the ol’ bike for a few sweaty miles. I’m no Megan or Kelly, but I like to bike. Seriously, kudos to those two for rocking an awesome FIFTY mile bike ride together today.

Then I came back to the kitch for a little snacky snack dinner.

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I mainly focused on the carrots,

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hummus, corn chile,

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and pita chips.

I left the pickles alone, and headed over to the apples.

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My new friends joined me.

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Hello Meghan!

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Come get me, it’s dangerous here!

Don’t worry, he will be fine. Mwahahahaha.

I got a genius hair and broiled a naner.

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Topped it with Barney Butter, and called it dessert.

So good, you could eat it with a spoon. Oh that’s right.

I did.

 

So I know it’s been a while since I shared a verse with you guys. I am kind of feeling it tonight though.

Let’s check out Proverbs, shall we?

Proverbs 17:9 (The Message)

Overlook an offense and bond a friendship; fasten on to a slight and—good-bye, friend!

I’ve made so many new friends in the last few months, through the blog, church and my job. I need to remind myself of this verse, because it is so IMPORTANT in any relationship, but especially friendship. I have had quite a few friendships go awry because I was offended.

What about you? Have you ever lost a great friend over something that was petty and nonsensical in the long run?

 

In other blog news:

For some great reads, check out Betsy’s blog. I was lucky enough to meet her at HLS, and she is just as awesome in real life as she is on her blog. Love that girl.

Also, the parfait queen, K is giving away a pretty clean cookbook in this post.

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