Category Archives Horseshoes

The new season is upon us. We have recruited some new neighbor's this year who will be over the next Thursday of me writing this. I recruited them on walks, with promises of drinks and cigars and the fact we are not very good at the game so come with very very low expectations. Can't even fool the wives at this point. They know it's just an excuse to get together and bullshit with each other, so we do and enjoy doing it. Tom throwingConnor on watch dutySplash downNot even closeSeth with the throw

The horse shoe pits that I put together some time ago, have been a big hit in the neighborhood on Thursday nights. I can't say any of us are that good or even keep track of scores, but it has been a great excuse to get together and enjoy each other's company in this time when most people are stuck at home. As the summer is winding down, darkness is descending earlier. So we find ourselves on my deck earlier and earlier. The prior week we decided to forgo the entire horse show throwing charade and just met up at the deck for drinks and food! And of course Cigars!!! It isn't the horse shoes. So don't feel the need…

Summer is almost upon us, and while it doesn't feel like it where I love - cold, damp, rainy, the forever spring it seems - the calendar is telling me otherwise and the sun is staying out longer. As soon as the weather cooperates it will be time to get the guys together for some drinks and a fire. I started with the pits I put in last year. Added some play sand on top and lined the side with some old bricks for a classy look. While these don't have the nice cement runways on the side, I don't feel we need them for how we are going to be playing. Only time will tell. Something I can always…

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