Dreams

Okay – although I really don’t have time for this, I just had to share. Last night, during one of the times I was actually sleeping, I had a dream about opening day. It was fantastic! We were really busy, people were loving the place and having a great time. The only...

Two Weeks & Counting

We are getting so close to opening day that my knees are shaking. The sign went up on the highway this weekend, so I must get this website launched. Our contractor was supposed to show up today to put down the floor, but alas, no sign of him and no phone call. Muskoka...

The Barn

Is there any such thing as a renovation job that doesn’t take twice as long and cost twice as much as at first thought? Very rare I’m thinking. It sounded so simple to tear the barn boards off the structure, dismantle the stalls, add a floor, insulate, put it all back...

Moving On

I can count on one hand the number of times I went into the barn in the first twelve months after the loss of the horses and when I did, it usually ended badly. However, it soon became obvious that the barn was going to fall into ruin if we continued to ignore it and...

Loss

One of the things that had to happen before our idea of an art studio/gallery space could progress involved much heartbreak…  Like many young girls, I was pretty horse crazy in my youth.  I was fortunate enough to be able to have a horse of my own when I was thirteen...

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