Monthly Archives: December 2008

New Years Eve 2008

Yeah, yeah, I’m one of those people who doesn’t manage to stay up to ring in the new year. What can I say? I’m used to getting up at 4am, so expecting me to stay up until midnight is expecting … Continue reading
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Christmas ‘08

I haven’t been posting much about anything other than the ponies, but I’m going to start buckling down again and update more often with pictures from our travels about town.  Let’s start with Christmas - I went Christmas shopping with … Continue reading
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Facing My Fears – Again

Ritz cantering Monday night, I faced my fear again and rode Ritz.  I have no problems with this horse as long as I don’t have to canter her.  Once the cantering starts, everything falls apart like a house of cards.  … Continue reading
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The Weather, It’s a Changin’

Man, the weather has been weird the last few weeks.  First, it was snow, snow, snow almost every other day.  Then it was freezing rain and slick roads.  Saturday was a record setting day, with temps up to 60 degrees!  … Continue reading
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Toughing it Out

Harley & Amber If I recall correctly, last year at this time it was actually pretty warm.  None of this negative wind chill nonsense, not to mention actual lows in the single digits.  It was just beastly out last night, … Continue reading
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Around We Go Again

My Monday lesson was canceled, and I had promised to go on our annual Christmas foray to the mall with a co-worker on Wednesday, so I wasn’t able to ride until Thursday.  I traveled out to the Other Barn, and … Continue reading
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Oh, So Cold

Nyk Riding hasn’t been very pleasant the last few days because it is so cold.  Wednesday I could barely hold the reins, my fingers were so cold.  We worked on patterns so the horses wouldn’t get too hot, so there … Continue reading
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Mindless Ramblings

Since returning from Disney, I have been super busy trying to catch up at work.  I still have a ton of Disney pictures to share, as well as more restaurant reviews.  Hope to work on getting some of that up … Continue reading
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Nyk’s Academy Debut

Nyk in Hunter Horse mode I am cursed with a migraine today, so I’ll keep this short and sweet.  We took Nyk to the second academy show yesterday, and he acted like the pro he is.  Had a brief moment … Continue reading
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