My first Short Story Competition

This is a short story I wrote for a competition way back in junior high. I got second place, but when I read it now, I can't help but wonder why the judges liked it so much.

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Surgery went well

Sophy's surgery went well yesterday, and she was moved out of PICU today. She still doesn't want to eat yet, but her doctors are very happy with how she is doing overall. Continued prayers for a speedy recovery are welcome. And please pray for Sophy's parents as well as her 1 year old brother and … Continue reading Surgery went well

A Foster Kid’s Prayer

“God, please give me a mommy and a daddy who will love me and adopt me. I don’t mean to be bad, but nobody wants me. Can you please make me good enough so that some nice mommy and daddy will want me? Thankyou God. Amen.”  I lay in my bunk bed and prayed with … Continue reading A Foster Kid’s Prayer

Minny on laundry day

That little mini foal is impossibly cute. I've been taking her and her mom, Sugar, out to graze every day, and Minny runs circles around us the whole way there and back. Since we have to re-fence the horse pasture, and Minny is still only supposed to have controlled exercise, Sugar gets tied to four … Continue reading Minny on laundry day

Minny the Mini

At 10:30pm May 12th, Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice was born! I had noticed that Sugar was acting a little odd that morning because when I took her out to let her graze in the morning, she only grazed for about an hour and then wanted back in the barn. It was pretty warm out, … Continue reading Minny the Mini

Connor VS. the Captain

I was just flipping through some old notes for my book and I came across a little scene that I wrote. I still think it's kinda funny, so I decided to share. P.S. It's funnier when you are familiar with all the character's personalities, but hopefully it won't be too boring for you.   "So … Continue reading Connor VS. the Captain

A foal on the way…

    I bred my miniature horse, Sugar, to my other mini, Georgie, last year. Awhile ago, Sugar was acting like she was going into labor. I had a mini panic attack because she wasn't due until about the end of may, (I have since found out that minis do not usually carry the full … Continue reading A foal on the way…

May 2

Well first of all, I finally got a computer, so I won't have to worry about my iPad or phone shutting down in the middle of an upload. I can be pretty impatient sometimes, so I ordered on day shipping. The monitor was delivered on time, but it was delivered to the wrong house and … Continue reading May 2