Vista Verde Ranch, Luxury Guest Ranch
Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado Luxury Ranch
Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado Luxury Ranch"
Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado Luxury Ranch
Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado Luxury Ranch
Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado Luxury Ranch
Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado Luxury Ranch

Vista Verde take me away!

Date: August 15th, 2012

Vista Verde Ranch, Colorado Luxury Ranch

I’m now an empty nester and my husband works out of town a lot! Here it goes. So…one evening I came home from work, it was dark but yet I was able to catch a glimpse of the lil varmint…the huge porcupine that scurried off into the woods! Later on a phone call with my husband he asked if I shot it? Really? Like I’m going to run out into the woods at night with a rifle to chase a porcupine!
Ok, night #2. Came home to find my miniature horse with a muzzle full if quills! Suddenly the thought of chasing porky thru the woods seemed like a great idea! As I held poor Tony in a headlock, I started the painful process of removing quills. I would gather a handful, let go of poor Tony, and put the quills on the ledge. After awhile this became laborious. I had an idea! Hold the pulled quills between your lips! You will save time! I did. Yes, I actually did. Here is your free public service announcement: porcupine quills will reattach themselves! They are barbed like a fish hook! Oh, by the way, they don’t just slide back out either. As I went to take the quills from my mouth, I found that several had hooked inside my lips! When I pulled the quill, my lip was going with it! I had to yank them out! Yee ouch! Oh, did I mention they have venom? They do. I had huge, numb lips. Fortunately for the porcupine…he left dodge! I hope you agree…I need to recover from this porcupine tragedy. What better way?

Name: Kristen Florez
Company: Painted Passion Miniatures
City: Chattaroy
State: WA

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