My husband & I spent the holiday weekend in Maine with family. My niece has entered that fun phase where she has fallen in love with horses. So on Sunday, she took me to the barn where she takes lessons to introduce me to some of her new friends. It was lovely...and smelly...and wonderful.
On the one hand, I was reminded why I never went through the "horses are everything" stage: They're REALLY big, and they scare me. And they smell! But before I could declare myself immune to the charms of equestrian life, I met two miniature horses that were totally, unexpectedly delightful:
|This is Marble Cake. She smiles, just like Donkey in Shrek! I've been mentally clearing space in our apartment for her since the moment I snapped this picture.|