Sunday, March 31, 2013



"May the God of hope fill you with joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope and love by the power of the Holy Spirit." Romans 15:13

Tulip bed at Highland Park; Rochester, NY

I wish all of you a very blessed, happy Resurrection day. May Christ's Peace, Love, and Joy be with you always. ~Pam aka The Horse Pucky Queen

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Alphabet Thursday - "S"

"S" is for seventy...70...septuagenarian, which is how old I'll be and what I'll become on April 10th. There are loads of "S" words to choose from, but I picked this one because it wasn't too long ago I thought 70 was ancient. I still think it's ancient, but in a cool sorta way, and I'll tell you why.

1. I can ride faster and shoot straighter than I did when I was 20. Just get out of my way.
2. I work smarter instead of harder. Then I take a nap.

3. I can say and do whatever I want and nobody says anything. They just roll their eyes.

4. I don't take too kindly to stupidity, especially in politicians.

5. I savor  each moment especially with family and friends.

6. Most importantly, I am blessed with super good health. 

To all of you who read this...thank you. To those of you who's like getting a bouquet of flowers. 

Saunter over to Jenny Matlock's blog for more cool "S" words.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Horse Pucky Award of the Week

Well, well, another politician caught doing what the rest of us would be arrested for, but instead, is still "serving" the public. Ha!

Steve Katz, NY state assemblyman, got caught speeding on the NY state thruway. When he was finally stopped by a state trooper, it was discovered Mr. Katz had a bag of "wacky tobacky" in his vehicle. According to the officer who stopped Mr. Katz, the vehicle Katz was driving smelled like burning marijuana fields. To make matters worse, Steve Katz  sits on the Assembly's Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee. Our NY tax dollars hard at work! "sneer"

The Horse Pucky Award of the Week goes to Assemblyman Steve Katz for disobeying the very laws he's trying to uphold. Tsk, tsk.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Alphabet Thursday - "R"

"R" is for Ralphie who is affectionately referred to as Ralphie the Moocher. When he wags his tail his whole body shimmies back and forth. This cute little corgie-beagle-whatever else mix looks up at me with those big brown eyes of his, and I just have to give him a dog bisquit. He's only allowed two; one before I clean stalls in the morning and one when I've completed my chores. I usally find the first bisquit buried in the bedding of the last stall I clean.

He's, without a  doubt, the cutest dog I've ever seen. When I first met him, he was quite ferocious, but as he got to know me, he decided I'd be a good pal. Probably because I'm a sucker for big brown eyes and carry dog bisquits in my pockets.  

This post was inspired by Jenny Matlock and Alphabet Thursday.

Horse Pucky Spring

Sad, but true, this is actually a garden.
I took a look at my garden today and it's just pathetic. It's 33 degrees outside with wind chills making the air feel more like 19 degrees.The ground's still semi-frozen with some green sprouts shooting up, but I think those sprouts are seriously thinking of going underground.

Currently, our landscape around here consists of drab brown, gray, and dull army green. Leafless branches on the trees add to the dreary rather than cheery surroundings. At least the patches of white snow nestled among the dried leaves is somewhat of a pick-me-up.

Welcome to Spring in upstate New York. I know it won't be long before the sun and the rich soil weaves it's magic, producing a bountiful garden of flowers. It's time for me to help those future posies along with ample bushel baskets of horse pucky. My neighbors usually complain about the odor for at least a month, even after mulching, but they are rewarded with bouquets of homegrown flowers through the spring and summer months.

Happy first day of Spring!

Friday, March 15, 2013

Blessings Br-r-r

Br-r-r, it's 37 degrees with the northeast wind blowing snow swirls on this St. Patrick's Day. It doesn't matter what the temperature is outside because it's always a good day to celebrate our blessings. To all of you, I'd like to wish you a very Happy St. Patrick's Day from Silver, Sadie, Buzi, and me. By the way, kiss me, I'm Polish.

Silver and Sadie

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Alphabet Thursday - "Q"

"Q" is for Quirify where you can generate QR codes. What is a QR code?

QR Code
A QR code is a small, two dimensional bar code that is easy to scam with your mobile phone. Most of you probably already know this, but I'm technologically challenged and  just discovered it on the Internet looking for a different word for Jenny Matlock's, "Alphabet Thursday" .

If you scan the bar code above, you'll be able to download "Horse Pucky" onto your mobile phone. That is, of course, if you have absolutely nothing better to do or if you've had a tad too much of the bubbly.

While walking around town, you can whip out your mobile phone and scan a QR code on a poster to get information about an upcoming event, and then book tickets right from your phone. I think that's kinda' cool.

Get "quirified" by going to where you can get your own barcode for your blog or website.

Thanks, Jenny, for the "Q" challenge today. I learned something new. Well, new for me anyway.

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Cooters Decor

RELAX! These are actually bar stools.
Someone took my "Cooters" post seriously. They ordered the bar stools pictured above. Yes, what you actually see are bar stools. They're perfect for my new business venture.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Alphabet Thursday - "P"

"P" is for pony. Meet Spencer.
Spencer thinks he's bigger than he really is.

Alphabet Thursday is brought to you by Jenny Matlock. Visit her website for loads of fun. 

Saturday, March 2, 2013


For the last six weeks I've been up to my neck in horse pucky both figuratively and literally speaking, which means I've been busier than a one-armed paper hangar. With the days rushing by, it just occurred to me that my birthday is next month and I'll be "gulp" 70 years old.

Here's the deal: I'm thinking about starting a breakfast/coffee/bar business called "Cooters". All the waitresses have to be 70 years old or over and wear white t-shirts with the word "Cooters" in bright red lettering. The lettering will have to be placed slightly lower on the t-shirt to accommodate the natural aging process of the servers.

Coffee, bloody Mary's, and mimosas will be served along with scrumptious breakfast cuisine. I have all sorts of ideas for an extensive, healthy, tasty menu. In addition, to set the mood, there will be cool jazz playing in the background, and Itsme can showcase her watercolor paintings in the restaurant.

What d'ya think about that y'all?