Please Stand By…

After 3 days of riding, I got the day “off”. I’ve cooked the branding meal for tomorrow… Lasagna, breadsticks, corn, salad, jello salad, Monster cookies, toffee nut bars, peppermint brownies, and ice cream.  I didn’t cook the ice cream.  But … Continue reading

Sore and Achy Part 3

Each day begins in glory. Cool air… Soft light… Multiple bird songs… the meadowlark, the lark bunting, the robins, the magpies, even the screech of pheasants… The metallic slam of a horse trailer door and shuffling hooves… Quiet laughter of … Continue reading

Sore and Achy Part 2

Another day, another dollar. Made a bigger loop today… well, OK, we hauled out and then rode… so it wasn’t really a circle shaped ride. More like an “r”… With multiple squiggly lines radiating out… Left at 6:30. Back at … Continue reading

Sore and Achy Part 1

Nothing like spending 7 hours on horseback to find those sore places on your saddle. Ugh.  I’m ready for bed, but there’s some laundry to do… and I NEED a shower. It was in the 80’s today, so not a … Continue reading

More Crabapples

Just because… here are more visits to the crabapple tree! … Continue reading