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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Just what is a Simple Pleasure today?

Dayle's "Simple Pleasures" challenge on Thursdays results in such a wide variety of people, things, and events in lives of her blog followers.   Today, I woke up to the sound of wind and rain. One of my first pleasures was turning on the gas stove with its warm flames.  When I had to leave the house for an errand, I noticed my Painted Ponies collection on shelves near the front door.  I love these horses! There are only 13 in the collection, but I don't have any room for more right now. (Low light and no tripod....photo isn't very sharp!)    I grew up riding horseback but haven't ridden in nearly 25 years, and I miss it.  I'm at the age now where starting to ride again after all those years carries certain risks, so I'll probably just stand and watch in envy.  Meanwhile, I have my carousel horse collection and my Painted Ponies.

5 comments:

Dayle said...

Evelyn, what charming painted ponies you have! It is truly a simple pleasure to admire the little collections acquired through the years, and to remember why we have them. Thanks so much for sharing them with us.

Debbie said...

Ever since I was a little girl, I have loved everything about a carousel. When I see one and hear the music, I get warm fuzzies. I think your collection evokes that same feeling.

The middle one in your picture is my favorite. I think I would love to see them "in person". They're beautiful!

Tammy said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog today. Rain outside and a fire inside. That sounds very cozy. We had rain here in GA today but it's still too warm for a fire.
What a nice collection you have! A real treasure.

sarah said...

your little painted horses are beautiful. I don't collect many things but if I did start...it would something like these.

semicrunchymama said...

There's something so wonderfully fascinating about the collections that people hold near and dear. Your painted carousel horses are absolutely beautiful, and what a cheerful accent they make! I LOVED horses when I was a little girl, but was never able to take riding lessons, I just admired from afar.

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I've never thought about smooshing up avocado to spread on toast...and now I can't think of anything else! I think you may have inspired a new craving!