Monthly Archives: September 2008

Gearing up

Most exciting part of the lesson last night - getting smashed in the side of the head by Blondie when she spooked when we were outside.  It hurt. Bad. I'm lucky I didn't lose any teeth.  She hit me with … Continue reading
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Around and Around We Go

Harley, looking ever so happy to be heading into an equitation class Last night was one of those dreaded longe line lessons.  On Doc, which makes it so much less scary than on Jimmy.  These lessons on Jimmy are a … Continue reading
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Lights Out

Got to the barn this morning to discover that there was no power.  It has been raining practically non stop since Friday, and if the wind blows out here, it seems that the power goes out.  There is a generator, … Continue reading
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A Rainy Day at the Deadwood Grill

It seems that whenever the weather is just plain nasty, we end up over at the Deadwood Grill for a leisurely meal.  Decorated with lots of wood paneling and stuffed trophies, it resembles a hunting lodge.  There's even a small … Continue reading
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YeeeHaaaH!

Moving in straight lines just isn't natural It was a very small group last night - only three riders.  This has good and bad points.  Good - instructor can actually pay more attention to each rider.  Bad - it's a … Continue reading
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Can’t Keep a Good Elbow Down

These elbows aren't bad, but we aren't moving, either. I am so tired today - Monday hit me pretty hard.  Maybe it's the drizzle that blew into town just as I was leaving work to drive over to the barn.  … Continue reading
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National Coney Island – Novi style

After riding, I met up with Jen for some coffee and a little shopping.  I needed to purchase a new filter for my Kuerig B40 so I can take the old one to work.  It's so much cheaper buying bagged … Continue reading
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Riding in the Rain

Blondie & Me Riding was, thankfully, very uneventful.  Biggest excitement of the day - it rained this morning.  We really needed it, but the gloomy weather still had me feeling a little down.  I was so happy when the sun … Continue reading
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Lunch at El Patio

Tromping around the woods works up quite an appetite.  We decided to have Mexican again, mainly because we were meeting up with Jen and El Patio is close to work, since she was catching up on a few tasks today.  … Continue reading
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Kensington Metro Park

Today we headed over to Kensington Metro Park.  I have only been there once, years ago, when a co-worker's wedding was held there.  Since there's lots to do and we have an annual Metro Park pass, I decided that today … Continue reading
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