April Fool’s Day

How clever of the Word Press folks to mess with our “hits” scale today for April Fool’s Day. That brought a smile to me.

No kidding though, today I celebrate Willa’s birthday. So here’s her photo before I go saddle her up for a ride:

Willa

It’s no fooling though, that I really don’t know Willa’s birthday. A few years back I picked April 1st as the day to celebrate her birthday. I do know she is now nine years old and I’ve had her since she was a two-year-old. I picked April 1st for her birthday as it’d be easy to remember and, like most horses in N. America, she was probably born in the spring. I also picked it in honor of my mom’s old AQHA Champion stud, Sizzlin Hot. April 1st was his birthday and he was a great horse for Mom.

So happy birthday, Willa and happy birthday to the late “Siz.”

Now let’s go ride on this gorgeous spring day.

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About robinofrockridge

I write books for kids.
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9 Responses to April Fool’s Day

  1. Barb says:

    Hope you enjoy (enjoyed?) your ride. I’m jealous. Willa looks great!!! Happy Birthday Willa! 🙂

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  2. Happy Birthday, Willa and, for real, my daughter-in-law, Kim!
    I love the hits numbers for today, despite it being a joke…tears, tears, tears for what might have benn.

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  3. Happy Birthday Willa. And Happy April Fools Day. I am attempting my first gag…I’ve taped the water sprayer to shoot at hubby when he turns on the faucet. I hope I don’t forget I did that…then the jokes on me…
    Yeah, that’s gonna happen, I’m pretty sure.

    Have a great weekend.

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  4. So that’s why my stat panel had gone crazy the other day. Nice horse you got here. I hope I could ride one soon.

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  5. Hi Georgia!
    Thanks for reading this post. Hope you enjoyed it and the photo of Willa in front of our house.
    Robin

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