Tag Archives: Christmas

Doomed to Decry Those Who Come After Us

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Difficult to believe that here it is, another December, another Christmas! And this December, Arizona seems to have forgotten that it is supposed to be winter – apparently the desert is subscribing to the current theory of climate warming, and is taking its time about producing our normal cold, freezing mornings.

And then, perhaps it’s waiting… Continue reading

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I wouldn’t change this life for another

So is everyone all ready for Christmas – the gifts bought, wrapped, mailed, the cooking almost done…??

One of the joys – and drawbacks – of living alone is that there is not much point to Christmas, apart from the actual, real reason for celebrating it. But for me, gone the days when the Grapevine tree, a humongous 7 footer, had to be lugged into the Longhorn Room, decorated… Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

Merry Christmas from Grapevine Canyon Ranch

I guess that Christmas is a very good time to review your life and to be grateful for what you have, rather than dwelling on what you don’t have.

I thought about this while driving home from Grapevine the other day, when I was struck, once again… Continue reading

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Martin Clunes at Grapevine Canyon Ranch

I hope you are all out there scurrying around with Santa, getting those last minute gifts!! When my parents were alive, we used to celebrate Christmas at their house in Tucson, and often my sister and her family would come from New York to help us celebrate. Those were great days, but they Continue reading

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Man’s Relationship With the Horse

I can’t even begin to imagine that it is almost Christmas again! Admittedly, in Arizona we are spoiled by almost constant good weather, which is not all that cold except in the early mornings, and the time between turkey day and the New Year seems to whiz by with the speed of Continue reading

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Celebrating 25 Years

Dear Friends,

Gerry standing outside the house at the Cobre Loma

Gerry standing outside the house at the Cobre Loma

How time flies when you’re having fun!! I can hardly believe that it’s 25 years since Gerry and I began the ranch, as probably most of you know from the rest of the web page. But you don’t know… Continue reading

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The Horse and the Quill

Christmas at GrapevineDear Friends,

First, let me wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a safe and wonderful New Year!! May you have many presents under the tree and may you enjoy a happy New Year’s Eve in safety and comfort!

Typing this I suddenly remembered the good old days, when the Christmas Newsletter had Continue reading

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