Flanking our house in Iowa were two huge silver maple trees approximately fifty years old; these sentinels became the inspiration for our farm's name.
Don was a very unique and colorful man; one who had a profound influence on many people from all over the world as well as in a variety of professions and walks of life. He was a very talented and gifted individual who utilized all those attributes and because of these gifts his legacy is paid forward in so many ways.
Sitting on the veranda, facing west, I am gazing into a blazing sunset. It's an unbelievable sight. The darkening silhouette of the land rises up to meet the gold, purple, and magenta clouds. Heaven and earth embrace. It is a lovely end to another day - but what about tomorrow...
The Half-Arabian Adams Fire has just been nominated for the honor of USEF horse of the year. Voting has started.