Milton Caniff

Milton Caniff was a great illustrator and friend of Dad’s during the WW2 days. Farley was an editor for ‘Stars and Stripes’ (AKA Yank) the newspaper for the armed forces. The two would spend time together working on the weekly paper and shared the experience of growing up in NY, they spoke the same language …

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The Horse that Swam Away!

Here’s a local Venice story that came out today in the Gondalier. Click on the book to see the newspaper story. Those early days on the beach …. while I was trying to catch a manta ray’s tail!! Dolphins, sharks, pirates, manta rays and those wild TURTLES!! Oh my!   Tim and Al Marah Athena …

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Belmont today!

There may be no Triple Crown but you can’t say this year hasn’t been interesting. Will it be War of Will doing a repeat of the Preakness?? Or Tacitus, Spinoff, Master Fencer … who’s your pick? Need a little luck? Pick up Bucephalus from the gift shop. Last day for the Triple Crown sale! Black …

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Preakness today!

Lucky thirteen. That’s the head count at the post – unless there is a scratch. There will be no chance of a triple crown this year as Country House bowed out and the contested first finisher, Maximum Security, withdrew as well. Often trainers don’t want to push their horses if they don’t like the odds …

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THANKS FOR READING!!

Horse Tales in Belle Glade, FL   Ah, Spring. That time of year for showers and flowers. And final projects, final papers and the end of school! And the Black Stallion reading program is coming to a classroom near you! The program has tightened up over the last few years but, like NASA – lighter, …

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