Sunday, June 27, 2010

Mary Jane's 50th birthday at Old Friends

My friend Mary Jane from Dogwood Stable in Aiken, S.C., had her 50th birthday celebration at Old Friends retirement rescue farm in Georgetown, Ky. What a great place to have a birthday! And what a great group of people Mary Jane has in her extended circle of friends!
The weather was perfect, the sangria strong, the conversations interesting!
Here is Mary Jane trying out her sangia:
Then Old Friends' founder, Michael Blowen, took a few of us on a tour because I really wanted to see my boyfriend, Williamstown, whom I haven't seen in over a year. The poor thing is suffering some sort of neurological problem but still tried to bite me so he's in good form. I got to love on Bonnie's Poker, the dam of Silver Charm, whom I'm told does not usually come to people but she and I hugged on each other and I really, really wanted to bring her home with me. (Even though I'm not much on mares and it seems that I tend to get mares around here.) Here's Bonnie's butt: Here's Michael with my friend Charlie Pigg:
Bull inthe Heather getting his itchies out:
Old Friends was a GREAT place to have a party! Happy birthday, Mary Jane!!

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