Monday, February 28, 2011

Happy Birthday Quaker!

It's that time again, little buddy. Namely February 28th and the 9th anniversary of your birth ten years ago.

That was the day the Nisqually earthquake came to your mama's pasture and she decided it was time to lighten her load.



And you were born and aptly named --- Mountain Meadows Quaker 6.8.



Oh, the numbers? Never seen that in a horse's name? Well, not many horses are born right after an earthquake where some one noted the Richter Scale reading and added it to the baby horse's name.



Lucky you huh? You've always been my special little man. Hugs!

6 comments:

penni Monday, February 28, 2011 2:16:00 PM  

Great naming story -- better than any number of things he could have been called.

Taryn Tuesday, March 01, 2011 7:09:00 AM  

I agree with Penni...wonderful story on how he got his name! Happy B-day to the little guy!

Louise Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:06:00 AM  

That's the perfect name. He is just adorable. Just looking at him makes you want to give him a big hug.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, QUAKER!!!

clairz Tuesday, March 01, 2011 11:35:00 AM  

What a sweet little guy. I had no idea that your state had experienced such a big quake--I'm off to find out more.

2Grandmas2 Tuesday, March 01, 2011 1:41:00 PM  

Happy Birthday, Little Quake Man. Much better name than "Crush."

SouthernSass Friday, March 04, 2011 5:20:00 PM  

Happy Birthday to Quaker! I bet his momma did want to lighten her load after that.... :0)

He is beautiful!

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