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Back in the Saddle

Back in the Saddle

Yesterday I got both Murphy and Luke out for their first ride of the season. Unfortunately, I don’t have any photos to prove that I worked with my horses so you’ll just have to take my word for it. I haven’t figured out yet how to take pictures of myself lunging or riding the horses. Maybe…

Manure Happens

Manure Happens

Second round of layoffs today at work. The first round was in December, not that long ago. So far I’ve dodged the bullet.   Seems like the first thought the people who remain employed have in a layoff is “Thank God it wasn’t me.” And there is a huge sense of relief.    However, that’s…

More Mud

More Mud

I don’t have time for a lengthy post, but thought I’d share a few dog-enjoying-mud photos. I’m glad someone is enjoying the slop. We’ve got about 5 days of rain predicted, starting Thursday. Only a slight chance, however.  I wish the wet weather would spread itself out through the summer instead of starting out so…

Grooming Therapy

Grooming Therapy

What’s the best thing to do when your job has you worried that there’s no way you can meet all your deadlines? And your nerves are just shot from life in general? That’s right! You try to groom a winter’s worth of grime and hair off your horses! The rhythmic scrape, scrape, scrape; pull hair…

My Brain on Stress

My Brain on Stress

I’ve been a bit stressed out lately. My son lost his job. I worry that my husband or I might be next. My house is torn apart from doing some work on the floors and painting the walls. I never have enough time to even remotely catch up on the things I need/want to do….