52 today!

It’s my birthday today so I can do whatever I want.

So this morning, I chose to go out for a ride on Klaengur.

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Daisy rode Kappi and we had a fast, enthusiastic time tölting to Dale and back.  Way to go!  The perfect birthday start.

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Then off to Sandness to see how Hetja and Hjalti are getting on with their new roomies.

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Things seem much, much better.

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Hetja is relaxed around the other Icelandics.

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She came over to me for a chat, which was lovely.

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Hetja is a wonderful girl, a natural mother and someone who takes her responsibilities very seriously.

I love this photo – it is a real “Oh Mum” moment.

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Little Himself, Hjalti, is still gorgeous.

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He seems to have grown some legs.  Real legs that go on forever.

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Hjalti is very curious now and it is permitted by Hetja, which is lovely.  Such a relief for us all as it will make our winter plans much easier.  He won’t be weaned until next year as he was a late foal.

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A perfect birthday is spending time with my family –  furry, woolly or otherwise.

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Flossie is making me a cake (I might’ve mentioned chocolate) while OH is cooking supper.  Daisy drew a card for me.  Wonderful.  For those who know me, that is an iPad I have under my arm and I am wearing my most favourite Finnish boots.

I also have a bottle of gin and all is very good.

Happy Birthday to me!

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14 thoughts on “52 today!

  1. Rebecca Final

    Well Frances – a very happy birthday to you. It looks like you had a wonderful day and your family tended to you quite well. I must say Hjalti is beautiful and I love the way he is loosing his baby fuzzies. The drawing is so cute – did you do that?

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  2. Terri

    (All together now:) “Hap-py Birth-day to youuuu, Hap-py Birth-day to youuuuuuu, Hap-py BIRTH-day, dear Fran-ces….Hap-py Birth-day to youuuu!” (“…and many more”)
    PS Daisy’s card is adorable!

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  3. Freyalyn

    Many happy returns – looks like you had a lovely day. Gorgeous photos of everyone earlier. And that card you have is an excellent likeness of Lambie.

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