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My Pond

Monday, October 01, 2012

Someone asked if I had a pond, so I thought I would share that also. We have a creek close also, at the foot of the bluff, just the other side of the big pasture, but I am not finding a good picture. But the pond is in my backyard. It is pretty relaxing. My sister and her 9 year old daughter spent the night on the beach Saturday night, under the stars with only their sleeping bags. The kids, even teenagers, go down quite often and make smores or just sit around the fire.











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NEWCATA 10/2/2012 8:55PM

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-LINDA_S 10/2/2012 4:37PM

    Wow, your pond is so much prettier than ours! And probably doesn't have snapping turtles! Gorgeous place to be! You are indeed fortunate!

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IAM_HIS2 10/2/2012 2:18PM

    You truly have an awesome home and the perfect surroundings. You are a blessed lady. And I would never would to leave your vacation home either. Glad you are working on healthy so you can be around for a long time. Keep enjoying your life!

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GOPINTOS 10/2/2012 10:06AM

    Now you know why I want to get healthy, so I can stick around and enjoy it all! We call it our vacation home. Cuz now we can never afford to take a vacation, we will just have to stay home!! haha

Actually, I really wanted a place for the family to come back home to when they have some vacation time. And the economy was tanking, so I wanted plenty of room in the event we needed to take in some family.

And you know what? Last summer floating around that pond like a blubber whale, is what started my journey, of sorts. My sister and I were on our floats, and we made a pact to lose 30lbs by Christmas. That didnt happen, but it started the wheels in motion. I lost 6lbs noodling around that summer, while my grandson and niece swam daily! Then in January, I got serious :)

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HAPPYERIN 10/2/2012 9:26AM

    Beautiful! Horses and a pond? I am one envious chicky right now!! Thanks for sharing!!

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NOREGRET2010 10/2/2012 8:36AM

    Beautiful!

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CHRISTINASP 10/2/2012 2:42AM

    Oh. Wow.

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LUCYLIN101 10/1/2012 10:49PM

    So lovely! Enjoy your Fall! emoticon

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WISHICOULDFLY 10/1/2012 9:22PM

    Looks like your own slice of heaven!

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LIVINGFREE19 10/1/2012 6:21PM

    That look very pretty! It is great that the horses can enjoy the water also!
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GOODHEALTH4EVER 10/1/2012 3:09PM

    JUST BEAUTIFUL MELINDA! I WOULD NEVER WANT TO LEAVE HOME! WOW, HOW MANY HORSES DO YOU HAVE? THEY ARE BEAUTIFUL! emoticon

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KELTIC-CARA 10/1/2012 2:56PM

    What an ideal setting and I was just thinking the same thing as Houndlover that the horses seem to realise how lucky they are. You are surrounded by so much beauty and inspiration.

I bet he was still in awe of the site, they are beautiful.

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FURBY7207 10/1/2012 2:56PM

  your place is awesome.i live in tn,and that is my dream to have a pond and horses.we live on the mountain,and this is my favorite time of year,with the colors changing,i bet its beautiful there.

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GOPINTOS 10/1/2012 2:56PM

    Awe shucks, thanks! And you know what? The horses have never done their business on the beach, nor in the water. Amazing, huh? One time when DHs brother was here, I asked him if he wanted to see a beautiful blonde and a gorgeous brunette on the beach hahaha

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HOUNDLOVER1 10/1/2012 2:53PM

    That is absolutely beautiful. And very lucky horses to get to enjoy it. emoticon

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AJWALKLEY 10/1/2012 2:47PM

    That is absolutely gorgeous! I'm so jealous! Where are you exactly? I'm in AZ now and am dying to get back to the East Coast where photos like those you posted are possible!

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