"Remembering Ole Bill..."

© Suzie Strasburg

"Remembering Ole Bill..."

Uploaded: April 26, 2003


When I was 12 y.o. and went to boarding school I learned how to ride.There were all the fancy horses and then there was "Bill",a old plow horse they just boarded.I picked Bill with his soft chocolate brown eyes and his huge hooves.My legs barely came to half way down his enormous sides...his head was too big,and he was terribly sway back...but he was all heart and I fell in love with him...This photo reminds me of Bill...


Gunther Allen level-classic April 27, 2003

Great horse portrait Suzie. I love the sepia tone and the dark contrast of the background! - Gunther #32599

Suzie Strasburg May 26, 2019

Why thank you Gunther...it was the first time I EVER tried "coloring" on a photo....there was bright, glaring light in the background...it was alittle hard to do his lower jaw and harness hook...esp. in the center of the hook...lol..thank you for commenting!:~)))Have a good week! #89156

Elaine M. Johnson May 26, 2019

I like this capture and the writing below it... Suzie, "I think I see your heart". #89793

Suzie Strasburg May 26, 2019

Elaine that was the "nicest" comment I have ever recieved...Thank you my friend!:~)) #90089

Carol Engstrom level-addict May 26, 2019

Wonderful portrait, Suzie. Ole Bill sounds wonderful. I'm glad you found something to remember him by, and to share with us. Very nice! #90113

Suzie Strasburg May 26, 2019

Thank you Carol for taking the time to look...how sweet of you!(He was wonderful...the more I looked at him, the more the memories came back that I had forgotten...funny how the mind works...) #90209

Judy M. Sayers May 26, 2019

This is a wonderful horse portrait!! Thanks for sharing such a sweet memory with us too. Judy #90917

Suzie Strasburg May 26, 2019

Judy your "Horse at Autumn Crest Inn" is wonderful...I think we both have a soft touch for these goregous creatures...Thank you sweetie!:~))) #90997

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