Archive for May, 2011

'Wild Thing' Becomes Part of the Family

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

We adopted our wild horse, Bandit, from the prison in Carson City when he was two and a half years old.  He's seven now, and the farrier who trims his feet lets him stand quietly, untied.  We call it the 'spa treatment.'
Bandit got his name at the prison, along with four months of training from [...]

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From Foster Homes, to a Bright Future

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Dirien Ramirez had been in twelve foster homes and facilities by the time she was fifteen years old.  And things were not going well.  Then she met Karen Sabo, an attorney with Washoe Legal Services.  Karen provided something Dirien never had,  "Somebody that was a constant in my life, someone who was always there for [...]

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