Colic is a scary word to horse owners. Although a common disorder of the digestive system, the term colic simply put means “abdominal pain.” The term in horses refers to a condition of severe abdominal discomfort characterized by pawing, rolling and sometimes the inability to defecate, and we all know horses poop a lot, a whole lot, 8 to 12 times a day, every day.
There was once a thing called delayed gratification. Work toward a goal, earn a reward. Because you’d earned it, the item meant more to you.
Today, taking time to get something is considered quaint by a generation raised to click a few buttons and immediately acquire vacations, videos, diamonds and the like.
Nowadays search engines provide instant access to information that once took weeks to research. Music is immediately available. E-books are downloaded and consumed faster.
Escape Plan R A designer of escape-proof prisons is framed for a crime and incarcerated in one of his own prisons. Can he escape? Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Caviezel, 50 Cent, Faran Tahir, Amy Ryan, Sam Neill
Did you know that acupuncture is an available service to horse owners for their equine friends? It has been for many years, but alternative treatments such as acupuncture are becoming more popular these days. It seems that more and more people I know are moving away from “traditional” medicine and going toward “holistic” therapies for themselves, and many are also including their animals in that movement.
“Stop, how did you do that?!” Often, as I work on a client’s computer they will be looking over my shoulder and stop me to ask how I did something. Usually this inquiry comes right after I use a keystroke to copy, cut or paste text or files along with other common tasks that can be done with simple keyboard commands.
Sep 26 2013 | Posted in Columnists
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It seems that we are always going, going, going. Hard work and diligence is a great trait to have when it comes to your career, family and exercise.
To succeed and make it atop the mountain peaks, you must push and persevere, even when you want to give in. That fringe, the edge
I know the weather in Ramona is great, but I didn’t know we went tropical! I’ve been seeing parrots. Have you?
Green parrots have been living in Ramona for several years now. I was thinking who tracks these birds, as I’ve watched them grow in number. And then I found out.
Last week I checked the sports’ page recently to see what college and high school football games were on the tube. The UT listed 35 games on Saturday but my satellite system had well over 50 choices. I also noted more high school football games than professional games.
New in Theaters — September 13
The Family R A Mafia boss and his family are relocated for protection, but their old habits soon emerge, threatening to blow their cover. Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron
Insidious: Chapter 2 PG13 The Lambert family continues to uncover the childhood secret that connected them to the spirit world. Stars: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, Ty Simpkins
When Caitlyn Doulgeropoulos shot a personal best 41 against San Pasqual High School in the opening golf match of the season, it was not news. That she played and finished the round was news.
Caitlyn’s coach, John Rathbun, was concerned that she would not be able to finish the round and did not want to put undue pressure on her. Caitlyn has been rehabilitating from injuries and battling pain since the end of last school year. Rathbun was just happy to have her on the team and was willing to let her play herself into shape.