The Disorganized Dithering of a (W)renegade - A Gray Day, for a Gray Lady

  • OH HELL YEAH Lemme tell you I am hyped up for the blog so much :sob: and "Makes sulking look like a competitive sport" is a very admirable trait 10/10 all the character bios I love them - magnificent * chef's kiss *

    and that FACILITY


    both of them are inSANE I don't even know how to comprehend any of this

  • As a long time admirer of your horses and pictures, I'm HYPED to see a blog by you! Your facilities are to die for, and the atmosphere of everything is just so perfect. I'm for sure going to stalk this blog.

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    I'm not gonna be writing a long cliche comment about how much I adore your stuff, how much skill you have and risking to sound like a foolish fangirl... so I'll give you just one word that will sum up the content of this blog pretty well instead: Perfection.

  • Oh yes this is something else entirely, indeed... My heart is aching seeing this

  • OMG OMG OMG!! Dimitri... Dimitri made a blog! :O Holy bib!
    I Loooooove the way you write about your characters and i have to say... i'm in love with Caelin Dane i just adore his lovely red hair! :heart_eyes:

    I don't wanna sound like a freaky fan girl... but yeah... i kinda do... But your blog is so far just Perfect I really can't wait to see what you'll come up with in this blog!

    I'm definitely gonna be a regular stalker in here.. :see_no_evil:

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    Shipping a horse clear across the continental United States, it turns out, is harder than one might initially suspect. Which is saying something, since it hardly sounds like an easy feat to begin with. With all the delays, the near-misses, the unfortunate reschedulings, "We'll be out of town this week, show in Florida, can't miss it - perhaps May?" Perhaps; or perhaps June, July, or August. No? September?

    November and December were out of the question, of course; holidays, and all that. Perfectly reasonable. The written check had now been sitting in a drawer for over a year, the signed and faxed contract of sale just as old, waiting in a file folder across the country, halfway forgotten. It might be understandable why, when the day finally came, the day that had been in preparation for over a year, it came as a surprise. It was almost beyond belief when the trailer came trundling up the drive, the truck eventually parked, and she was just... there. A full year older than when she'd been officially been purchased, but she was there all the same, and, judging by all the noise she was making, she was hardly thrilled about it.

    The pleasantries were a bit of a rushed affair, both on account of the fact that both parties had already been in touch with one another on a semi-monthly basis--most of it the correspondences an apology in one flavor or another--and the ruckus of banging and stomping that the trailer's occupant set to making. Even out of the box, she was a handful, quick to prove that her bulk and her size weren't just for show, that yes, she could and would drag her handler about the place, nickering and calling and stirring up the rest of the herd who called the place home. Dimitri tried not to look too pleased as he watched the big mare march about the place, pulling an unfortunate Caelin along as if he was hardly even there.

    "Put her in the front pasture. She just needs to blow it out."

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    The gloom swallowed her whole, leaving behind only the great thunder of ungraceful hooves as she went blasting down the slope, snorting and kicking and generally showing herself out as the ruffian that she was. Lacking in refinement, maybe, but sometimes you run into a problem that can't be solved with delicate tools.

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    Sometimes, you run into a problem that's best solved with a sledgehammer.
    Operetta LX, from @Ariadne-Waters at Lowmax
    See? I can follow through on things, sometimes.

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    @Elaine-Rose Can confirm, Elaine was here first. Even if I am still mildly concerned by the fact that you've been hoarding my infrequent Slack postings--but I'm glad that you're enjoying it! And you shouldn't sell yourself so short, you've got more of a creative bone in your body than I do, let me assure you. Let me also assure you that I will be putting more horses in here - eventually. ;)

    @Luna-Smit Oh don't say that! I think you could accomplish things far more amazing, just takes a little time and a little practice, but I do thank you for the kind words, especially about the builds! Thank you!

    @Amara-Agne I'd say nothing's really perfect but I'm glad that you're enjoying my little projects!

    @Ian-Salvatore Ah thank you so much! I'm glad that the laid back attitude is coming through!

    @Anna-Foster You're welcome to visit anytime you'd like, and I'm very glad that you can find some relaxation here, I always imagined Wrenegade having a kind of unrepentant peacefulness about it.

    @Alexa-la-Coupe this is your fault and you know it.

    @Regina-Walker Only if you can put up with a lot of eccentric oddballs with very lax ideas about how horses should be living. ;)

    @Dawn-Austen I'm glad that you're enjoying it, and that some little part of it resonates with you - I'm never very confident as a writer or a creator, so it's always nice to know!

    @Shagaia-Nedja-ri Thank you so much! I'm usually pretty bad at keeping up with regular postings in these things - hence why I was so reluctant to make another one for so long - but I'll be doing my best to follow through, this time around!

    @Cassie-James As before, I'm glad to hear that, and I'm hoping I can be a bit more active than I have been in the past. :)

    @Aurora-Bianchi The brevity of Grim's bit is a little misleading since he's probably the one I've written the most about privately - so I think I can say that he's my favorite of the bunch, too, even if he doesn't deserve it. Thank you!

    @Marquis-Moulin I think you might be more excited about this blog than I am ahahahaaa. Also, yes; in addition to sulking, he's very good at glaring, pouting, and generally being a miserable idiot. As for your other question - how - the answer is... time. And more than a little bit of swearing while arguing with ConstrainFloorElevation.

    @Ashton-Mills I hope that whatever ends up getting posted in here lives up to your expectations! I always get a little nervous about whether I do or not, but, I guess as long as I'm having fun doing what I'm doing, that's the most important thing to me, these days. Thank you!

    @Diana-Sæterbakken Like I said before, I don't think I'd call anything perfect, but I'm pleased that you like this all; I hope that it'll inspire you in your own amazing work, as well!

    @Iris-Hammel Aww thank you! I hope it's a good kind of aching, and not a sad sort of ache; I'd feel bad if it was.

    @Gina-J-Richards You guys like throwing around that "P" word a lot hmmmm. ;) But also yes, I'm about as surprised as you are that I finally sat down and set this thing up, so I'm happy that it's being received well. Caelin will also definitely be appreciating your compliment, hah.

  • I'm in love with that first grey mare you posted, shes really beautiful! She sounds like a handful though XD Perfect for Dimitri I guess, the atmosphere seems to capture her soul wonderfully. I actually heard and pictured her thundering hooves as i read it :slight_smile: you have a lovely way of writing. I also love Opperetta, shes very pretty!

  • @Dimitri-Dane said in The Disorganized Dithering of a (W)renegade - A Gray Day, for a Gray Lady:

    @Gina-J-Richards You guys like throwing around that "P" word a lot hmmmm. ;) But also yes, I'm about as surprised as you are that I finally sat down and set this thing up, so I'm happy that it's being received well. Caelin will also definitely be appreciating your compliment, hah.

    Then you must have found out that it's true! :hugging:
    I'm so happy that you did! i have always had a soft spot for your horses and your facilities... So yeah I'm kinda beyond trilled that you finally made one i can stalk! :heart_eyes:
    And i really can't wait to see more to Caelin! He is just.... So hot.. :see_no_evil:

    But damn.. Operetta is just stunning! @Ariadne-Waters did such a great job on her! :heart_eyes: She just blend in so lovely in the landscape.. I'm looking forward to see more to this stunning grey lady. :heart_eyes:

    Keep up the good work Dmitri! :heart:

  • I'll just sit back here and silently fangirl over "Grim", I think every woman loves a man with a bad attitude and a vile pony, while also looking like her belongs on the cover of a VOUGE magazine. Sexy ne commence même pas à le décrire. 😏

  • @Dimitri-Dane said in The Disorganized Dithering of a (W)renegade - A Gray Day, for a Gray Lady:

    I'm never very confident as a writer or a creator, so it's always nice to know!

    Me, sitting in the corner taking notes on how to write better. D-Does this person know how good their literary skills are? No? slowly hides notebook. Oh...

    For real though, Beautiful photos, and the story captures the energy of those photos so well. I could sit and gush for hours if I wanted to, (which I do, but I will spare you all from that) So just know that, at least in my humble opinion, you have some MAD skills.

  • This super well written story came right when I am practicing with my irl horse how to load in the trailer. I can confirm, he would drag me around the place too :laughing: the new girl is beautiful, I hope she settles well and doesn't cause injuries

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