Author Archives: KShai1715

About KShai1715

I am a lifelong equestrian, photography enthusiast, sci-fi lover, and sci-fi convention & costuming geek that also loves movies and video games. I am a hard working and life-loving 40- something woman that survived cancer and am looking forward to a long, healthy, self-empowered life. Welcome to my blog and I hope you enjoy reading about my horses (and the rest of my life) as much as I like writing about them.

First Week Down! An Interesting Start and a New Addition…..

Well, we are one week down into 2021. If you’re in the U.S., by now you’ve gotten your stimulus money hopefully. Our New Year did not totally go exactly as planned (not that we had much of a plan, but … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2021 — New Year, New Goals

Each year, instead of a list of “resolutions”, I prefer to put out a list of goals. I usually try to list goals that I can actually accomplish within the course of that year. Of course those goals almost always … Continue reading

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It’s a Wrap!

2020 has only hours left to go. We will soon welcome 2021, and if you’re in the U.S., you’re probably looking forward to getting some stimulus money, be it $600 or $2000. Of course, the latter would be wonderful, but … Continue reading

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Horse Experiences… Good Or Bad….

I feel like I don’t blog enough about horses, which is ironic considering the main reason I started this blog (10 years ago!!!!!!) was for talking about horses (usually my own). I am pretty much out of the horse scene … Continue reading

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Future Thoughts

A normal New Years’ tradition I have developed is to start each year with a list of goals – not resolutions. I just feel like resolutions are negative in a way, while goals are positive. Resolutions tend to be about … Continue reading

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The Old and the Things Yet To Be

Recently, I’ve had some things on my mind. The past, the very very past, the present, and the future. I definitely have anxiety and some of that comes in the form of over-assessing all that I have done and experienced … Continue reading

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Late Summer Travel, Winter Blues

The time has really gotten away from me! I had a goal, which I clearly blew, of posting once a month, but it’s amazing how my brain just lapses and all of a sudden I realize I haven’t posted since … Continue reading

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July 2020 – Corona, Adventure, Shock

I don’t quite even know where to begin with this post. Wait… yes, I do! Warning– WARNING— this is going to be looooooong. So here’s where we start…. My Amazing Husband and I did something this month, despite Corona: Despite … Continue reading

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June Updates

Well, I believe we are at what…day 130 of the Corona Virus lockdown/pandemic, and that’s not even to mention all the other craziness happening in the world (… or at least the States) right at the moment.| I hope, where … Continue reading

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I’m Going Squirrely

I really am. But first.  I am trying to make sure I at least make a post a month, and I missed April, so clearly that particular goal for 2020 didn’t take long to mess up.  No worries, I’ll just … Continue reading

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