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...old. Young Thomas Mutter was a spoiled child. His parents doted on him and gave him everything: toys, clothes, a Shetland pony, all the accoutrements befitting an early-1800s upper-class Virginia lad. After Thom's parents, siblings, and grandmother...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-12-10-0
Arts & Entertainment

MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. - Forget about ponies, bounce houses and clowns.For $175, a Florida businessman is spicing up kids' parties by bringing tiny alligators and letting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/tamara-lush/2012-09-27

...saltwater cowboys will oversee the annual pony swim from Assateague Island to Chincoteague...and early August.Each year the wild ponies are auctioned to raise money for the...wildlife refuge on Assateague.The pony swim was made famous by Marguerite...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-31-0
Outdoors

...Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Department's Pony Swim. For the 89th year, "saltwater cowboys" will gather the 150 "ponies" they own on the Virginia side of...In modern times, the "Chincoteague pony" became recognized as a distinct breed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-31
Outdoors

...only 4 and has no public school experience, but she is the champion of play. She devotes a lot of time to her play houses and ponies and dolls and things, but everyone else is allowed to sit in her periphery so long as they don't actually try to touch any...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-08-23
Community

...years Bethlehem Revisited included 175 some costumed volunteers and a variety of animals from llamas to miniature goats and ponies. Tim Bruno, associate pastor at College Heights Baptist portrayed the dreaded King Herod and made sure all paid their taxes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2013-12-30
Dispatch

...concerned at first, but when I saw the size of the horses that they have here, they're pretty hardy horses ... They're not ponies."Another rider, who weighed 240 pounds, rode 1,800-pound Bam Bam, a brown Belgian draft horse with furry legs and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-24
Outdoors
From coral reefs to Alaskan forests -- National Wildlife Refuges have everything

...This refuge is also famous for the ponies Marguerite Henry wrote about in the book Misty of Chincoteague. The ponies are likely the descendents of colonial...Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company bought the ponies. Even today, the firemen are still...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2012-01-06/from-coral-reefs-to-alaskan-fore
Outdoors
Pioneer Potluck: About rain, more rain and more rain.

...as we laughed so hard at Patrick McManus and all his stories about Rancid Crab Tree, in his book Grasshopper Trap and Real Ponies Don't Oink, and all the other stories he has written. We still laugh at those stories. We built our house a year much like...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2012-08-22/pioneer-potluck-a
Food
Kenai River Classic gearing up

...McManus, author of such humor essays as "The Night the Bear Ate Goomba," "They Shoot Canoes, Don't They?" and "Real Ponies Don't Go Oink!" "Personally I'm very excited he's coming," Huber said. "I grew up reading his books." Corporate...

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