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GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody Johnson

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Big bird art exhibition on the Internet


Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC:

Enjoy The Bird Of Paradise! Oh how I dream of getting to see this with my own eyes one day, for now this will do. How about you?

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:

This video says about itself:

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This amazing bird dance from the island of New Guinea was [recorded] as a result of more than one decade of hard work of biologist Ed Scrolls and photographer Tim Leaman.

From the American Museum of Natural History, in New York City in the USA:

Extraordinary Birds

This online exhibit is based on the book, Natural Histories: Extraordinary Birds, Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library, by Paul Sweet, Collections Manager of the Ornithology Department in the Division of Vertebrate Zoology at the American Museum of Natural History. The second volume in the Natural Histories series, this volume highlights a selection of the magnificent art work contained in the Museum’s renowned Rare Book Collection in the field of ornithology.

The wonderfully colorful plates featured in Extraordinary Birds are notable for their profound aesthetic beauty, and for…

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Where Are You Celebrating The New Year From?

Where Are You Celebrating The New Year From?

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Happy New Year from Sequim, WA. Don’t be shy leave a comment , say Happy New Year from the part of the world you live in. Happy New year from the Donkey Whisperer Farm, Sequim, WA!

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GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody

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Posted by on December 31, 2014 in 2014, 2015, family, GOD

 

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Stats For Donkey Whisperer Farm Blog In 2014

Stats For Donkey Whisperer Farm Blog In 2014

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 63,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Thank you for following my blog, thank you for sharing your blog with me and thank you so much for your support and friendship each of you know who you are!

GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody

http://www.donkeywhisperer.com

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Posted by on December 31, 2014 in 2014, animals, donkey, education, GOD

 

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Changing Sky


Originally posted on Photo Nature Blog:

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Photos Copyright Jeffrey Foltice

The sunset was amazing tonight in Southwest, Michigan. The colors intensified and changed during and after the sun went below the horizon. I was in an agricultural area and found the barn pictured above made for an interesting subject in the foreground.

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For the next image I found this tangle of trees to look interesting as they stood starkly against the blazing sky…

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For the final image I combined a man made element of some farm architecture with a grouping of trees as the sky turned a more deep red color.

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Posted by on December 26, 2014 in 2014, animals, blog, farm

 

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Have You Ever Heard Of The Dummy Foal?


I am not a breeder, I am a world-wide virtual coach, consultant and trainer of the owners of horses, donkeys and mules. One day our new farm will be completed here in Sequim, WA and I will have on-site classes learning from me and experts in dental, saddle fitting, cart pulling and more. I have heard of the maiden mare syndrome where the mare refuses to feed her foal or will try to kill it. Never have I seen a foal who does not try to bond with his/her mother or try to eat, so powerful and interesting to see how this was fixed. This is why I am so passionate on learning as much as I can from all trainers and heath care providers world-wide. No one person knows everything.

Merry Christmas and Happy 2015!

GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody

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Posted by on December 23, 2014 in 2014, animals, GOD, horse

 

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Pacific Northwest Equestrian Farm On Five Acres, Six Garages and 3 Fireplaces

Pacific Northwest Equestrian Farm On Five Acres, Six Garages and 3 Fireplaces

Friends of the Donkey Whisperer Farm,

Ready to move to 26695 Trophy Lane, Kingston, WA?

We are selling our home and equestrian farm of fourteen years with Better Homes and Gardens. I was a master gardener who loved to landscape and grow unique flowers in my garden, most of the flowers, trees, bushes I planted enticed the wildlife to come in. Golden Finches, Owls, Blue Jays, Wood Peckers, squirrels, chipmunks and even baby wild rabbits. Oh how I loved the wild life and the quiet sincerely a total oasis. This was our home and a gathering place of family, friends, and beautiful memories as this home was a diamond in the rough when purchased in 2001. We worked very hard on this home to turn it into the beautiful turn-key equestrian farm it is today, every year was a new project.  Now that it is finished we have moved onto a larger farm as we have eight equine now, five acres is not big enough. The Trophy lane home was constantly full of family, friends gathering with the beautiful gardens, equestrian and car, r.v., toy lover’s dream, not to mention your own private camp fire for the kids and family camping fun without camping. Most of the plants were purchased with great thought and detail as I loved to take classes and purchase plants from Heronswood nursery in Hansville, WA just minutes from this home. This nursery was one of (select) Martha Stewarts favorite places to go and of course mine. Flowers bloom ten months out of the year, most came from Heronswood nursery in Hansville. Martha Stewart would fly in her private helicopter to see these world-wide exotic plants at Heronswood’s.  I loved going to this nursery as it was always an amazing adventure to plant a new plant. Today Heronswood is owned by the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe I believe they have weddings here and tours still as it is a magnificent place.

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Interested in purchasing this farm/home on five acres? Select Better Homes and Gardens for a private showing as this farm is still for sale.

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View from every room facing the front of the house

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Xander riding Rio

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Stepping off the deck to the gardens and the other 2 car garage for hay storage

Stepping off the deck to the gardens and the other 2 car garage for hay storage

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Melody working Lily in the outdoor arena

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Carriage home 4 garages underneath with pellet stove

Carriage home 4 garages underneath with pellet stove

 

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Walk way outside entrance master garden

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Home with large deck for entertaining

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Entry way to the home and ktichen

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Hubby Scott ensured the generator was wired to run the refrigerator, t.v,, computer, lights, propane fireplace(s) fan so we never suffered one second when the power went out. The living quarters above the carriage home has two professional series propane fireplaces with serious fans to blow the heat, much cheaper than electricity. The video camera’s we installed in the barns and around the house send an alert to our smart phone whenever anyone comes on the property, peace of mind. My horse and donkeys are part of our family so this was my solution to taking a vacation, cameras! When we left to Hawaii or out-of-state I never had to worry about the caretaker feeding our animals.  Each time the caretaker/house sitter came in I received a text with video so I could rest and know my animals were being taken care of. These video cameras are on our new farm too in Sequim, WA. It is much cheaper to pay a person to house sit and feed all of your animals than pay to stay at a boarding facility or doggie daycare and my animals were much more relaxed to stay home. Video surveillance provides me peace of mind to take a vacation and if I needed to run errands I always could check and see live how my equine were doing. When I planned the gardens and carved each one out I also placed each water faucet everywhere you need to water without hurting your back dragging a hose. If you do not want to maintain the perennials, lilacs, roses, rhodies, hydrangeas, peonies, and more you can hire a professional landscapers to manage for you as we did after the semi-truck accident.

Income Potential

The Trophy lane home is unique as it is permitted for four bedrooms and has all the plumbing installed for four bedrooms. Easily convert the first garage into a studio apartment and rent it out is one option.

Second option of income potential is; Boarding horses! If you do not want horses you can easily get boarders to pay you for the use of the pasture, stalls (two twelve by sixteen) with tall roofs to let the heat out and not worry about your beloved equestrian hitting his/her head on the roof or light socket. Covered space for grooming, saddling, farrier, dentist as electricity and water is all ready for grooming and vet at the stalls. Owning horses is a luxury item and so is having six garages and three fireplaces.

The Trophy lane equestrian farm is 100% private and gated so no one can come on your farm without your permission, a luxury item in these days of stress. The six garages are wonderful as you can purchase your hay once a year and store all your hay in a dry storage space without having to keep buying and introducing new hay to your horse. Additionally the carriage home has another space under the 1560 square foot deck to store things and a gravelled place to store a tall motor home or tall 5th wheel, this makes eight parking stalls.

Every window in the front of this carriage home has a view of your horses, donkeys or mules and your private arena built to never flood by Painted Valley, Poulsbo, WA with drains. I used this arena to jump and train and it was wonderful as I had total privacy.

Driveway to the farm for sale in Kingston, WA on five acres

Driveway to the farm for sale in Kingston, WA on five acres

Heating

Electric, propane fireplaces, radiant floor heating on a timer in the master on-suite with new tile and all new bathroom accessories. What more can you want?

Remodeled in 2013

New kitchen, stainless steel sink, Electrolux regrigerator, Elextrolux dishwasher, granite slabs, Jen-air professional series gas stove, oven, new porcelane tile floors. New carpet, gently used, New bathroom master, double sinks, glass beautiful door shower, radiant floor heat on timer and a phone in the master bath. Walk-in closet. Second bath, new cast iron tub, new vanities just like master, new toilets in both bathrooms, new procelean tile floors. All the doors are custom hand-stained and painted by a professional staining company. Anderson Windows in the kitchen and master bedroom. Slider to the deck from the master is setup for the hot-tub. Sorry I took my hot-tub as I need it. New water heater 2013 too!
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second living room, pine and 4 large windows along with another propane fireplace (no wood cutting)

second living room, pine and 4 large windows along with another propane fireplace (no wood cutting)

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master bathroom with heated tile floors on a timer

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Entry way to the home and ktichen

Entry way to the home and kitchen

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covered area to work with the farrier, trimmer, vet or just groom and saddle faces the arena and paddock

covered area to work with the farrier, trimmer, vet or just groom and saddle faces the arena and paddock

Large deck stand and watch horses

Large deck stand and watch horses

Large deck in total privacy

Large deck in total privacy

 

Another 2 car garage for hay storage

Another 2 car garage for hay storage

Back side of the house, master garden

Back side of the house, master garden

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Deck

2 car garage for hay storage

2 car garage for hay storage

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Weeping honeysuckle plant

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Large deck

Entry way to carriage home, STAIRS go to the right down to the 4 car garage

Entry way to carriage home, STAIRS go to the right down to the 4 car garage

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Walk way outside entrance

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walk way outside and the other 2 car garage for hay storage

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dining room table for 8

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large deck for entertaining

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View

The Trophy lane home has a view out of every one of the large front windows and your 1560 square foot deck of your horse, outdoor arena, stalls and paddock not to mention the extensive gardens.

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Interested in purchasing this farm/home on five acres? Select Better Homes and Gardens for a private showing as this farm is still for sale.

GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody

http://www.donkeywhisperer.com

https://donkeywhispererfarm.com/our-store/ 

http://www.youversion.com/mobile

 

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