Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Snowed in

Well, that's an exaggeration--we're a long way from being "snowed in." However, it has been snowing steadily all morning, and there's more than enough accumulation to play in, particularly if you're a certain funny looking brindle dog. Try as she might, she was unable to convince her older, crabbier sister to join in the merriment.
I'm with Abbie on that one. I'd rather be warm and cozy in the house than outside shivering in the snow. Luckily for me, the mailman has been very generous this week. I have a nice stash of new magazines to keep me occupied. Here's the real horse pile...
and the model horse titles.
I don't really collect OF models anymore, so my interest in Just About Horses is somewhat limited. Still, I did enjoy the customizing article by Jennifer Danza and the artist profile of D'Arry Jone Frank (that lovely custom Salinero!!!). The photo collage from NAN was rather disappointing with only two pictures from the performance division. I have no such complaints about the NAN pictures in Model Horse Performance! There are three pages of full color performance pictures. Can you spot the BCS tack in this one?Shannon is doing such a good job with this magazine. I liked the second issue even better than the first, particularly the how to articles on tapaderos and Sheridan style leather carving. If you aren't a subscriber yet, you can still buy copies of the first two issues at: This is definitely a magazine worth supporting, and I would recommend that anyone with an interest in tackmaking or performance showing should invest in a subscription.

Well, that's all for now. I really need to get back to my magazine stack before the kids get home from school!


  1. You convinced me to try the new performance magazine - I ordered both back issues. :)

  2. I was so happy to see two of my entries on the back of the new model horse perf magazine! That grey cadence and the appy Hazel both reside in my barn.

    I love those snow photos by the way! It's just been a little rainy and foggy here in Portland, no awful weather YET.

  3. Hey, we had no snow here..that's actually cool. :)

    Snow is NOT my thing.

  4. Danielle, I hope you will like the magazine.

    Erin, I *knew* those two were yours. In fact that's the main reason I chose that particular photo montage. I like the Cadence but LOVE Rockette Butt. I keep entering Carol H's paint lotteries hoping to have her paint something for me too. Sadly, I keep not winning said lotteries, which is probably just as well since I don't have any money anyway!

    Teresa, Our snow is almost all gone now. I like snow, but I don't like being cold. How messed up is that?