Monthly Archives: October 2008

In Search of Fearlessness

I had a longe line lesson on Jimmy last night.  This is in pursuit of my goal to be "fearless."  I wonder how many longe line lessons it will require in order to achieve bravery.  Is that something that you … Continue reading
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Out to the Other Barn #2

ASHAM 2008 Thursday night, I ventured to The Other Barn #2.  I tried a new way to get there, and shaved about 30 minutes off the drive.  I lost it all on the way home, when I got lost.  How … Continue reading
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Hustle Down That Rail!

Last night I made the long haul to the other barn.  The weather was perfect for riding.  Patch was a little sluggish at first, but a couple touches with my spurs got him hustling right along. J empathizes getting reorganized … Continue reading
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May I Present to You….

Nyk! Here is my new pony, Nyk.  He is a Morgan.  I prefer taller horses, but he's got the dark and handsome down pat.  Just look at those perk ears and sparkly eyes!  So cute! Hi!  I'm Nyk!  Where do … Continue reading
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Trip to Blake’s Cider Mill

Yesterday, we took advantage of the perfect weather and headed over to Blake's to meet up with Stephen, Julia, and the baby.  Blake's has got a pretty sweet deal for themselves - they charge $8.50 per person, ages 3 & … Continue reading
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A Spin Around the Ring

I stopped by the barn after work - the weather was absolutely lovely!  I was a little dismayed to see that the arena was drenched, and that it hadn't been groomed.  I didn't want to ride Blondie outside by myself, … Continue reading
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A Change of Venue – Lesson Two

I had a much better ride on Patch last night, probably because I took the time to grab my saddle and my spurs from the other barn.  Makes a big difference, though my stirrups felt a little too high.  I … Continue reading
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A Journey North – to Mesquite Creek in Clarkston

Yesterday, Dean and I headed north to catch an early dinner (this would actually be called lunch by most people).  I had driven by Mesquite Creek on my way to my riding lessons earlier in the week, and a quick … Continue reading
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Breakfast at Bob Evans – Roseville

This morning I drove over to Jen and Michael's so we could go out for breakfast.  All summer long, I have obsessed over ordering banana cream stuffed pancakes at Bob Evans.  Don't ask me why I didn't do it when … Continue reading
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Catching up with Friends at Bi Bim Bab

Friday night, I met up with friends M & B at Bi Bim Bab.  It had been a while since I last ate at this Korean restaurant, and I was looking forward to eating there again.  After arriving at the … Continue reading
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