Stationary, yet always on the move, the Rocking Horse recounts the journey away from city living and towards a new life as a hobby homesteader. Explore the delights and mishaps of quasi-country living...all creatures furry, feathered and winged are welcome!
Freelance writer Kristina Mercedes Urquhart pens from the Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina, where she lives with her flock of chickens, honeybee hives, angora rabbits, and assortment of cats and dogs, human husband and human daughter. You can find her column "Fowl Language" in each issue of Chickens magazine, and "City Buzz", her column on keeping honeybees, in each issue of Urban Farm magazine. Kristina also writes for the Popular Kitchen, Popular Gardening, and Popular Farming Series, Hobby Farm Home, Urban Farm Online and Hobby Farms (dot) com, as well as TAPROOT magazine.
Kristina is a Registered/Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) by day, so rest assured, her animals are creative and well-adjusted, too.