Off-the-Track Tales

So So Row Your Boat

One night Detroit Iron, aka “Fofo Andy”, busted out of his stall and had some fun. With all the other horses watching from their stall doors, “Fofo Andy” turned on the water faucet just outside So Romeo’s stall.

When we humans arrived in the morning we found So Romeo perched on the last remaining dry . . .

So Romeo the Sea Horse by Melanie Eberhardt

It’s Christmas Eve . . .

It is said that upon the strike of midnight on Christmas Eve animals are given the gift of speech. They then rise and sing out in praise of the Christ child. You well intentioned humans nearly got it right. The truth is, that upon the strike of midnight on Christmas Eve, humans are given the gift of hearing.

One of my ancestors had the great honor of being in that humble stable on the night of His birth. The following “tail” has been passed down from generation to generation. . .
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KO River Crossing talking with Roo Roo

Introducing Nickerdoodles by Melanie Eberhardt!

Our resident artist, Melanie Eberhardt, has consented to document some of the happenings around Bits & Bytes Farm with a series of cartoons she has titled “Nickerdoodles”. The first one is up on the site and the second one will be posted soon. This first “Nickerdoodle” is a result of the excitement at the farm when we decide to go trail riding. . .

Melanie Eberhardt Illustration - Trail Ride - pen and ink
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