Category Archives: Illinois

Snow day, play day, and riding!

Well, today it’s snowing…and snowing… and snowing…  You know, I liked it better before Thanksgiving when it was 65 out.  Now it’s frigid and there’s 5″ of snow, which I have to go shovel as soon as I’m done posting … Continue reading

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SUPER DUPER RIDE!!!

Saturday I took Chewbacca for a lesson in the later part of the afternoon.  WE JUMPED FOR THE FIRST TIME!!!  It was great!!  I am so proud and excited about this horse.  For 7 weeks we have been working on … Continue reading

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Spaceballs 2: The search for more money

Does any one remember that line in Spaceballs?  Yogurt make a crack about the sequel being about the search for more money.  It’s a funny line, I liked it.  Mel Brooks is super rich, isn’t he?  What does he need … Continue reading

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HAPPY 4th of July!

I hope you all enjoyed the fireworks!  I certainly did!  I cracked out the Nikon for the first time officially trying to take firework pictures.  I am working on getting them up on my photography blog, please have a visit … Continue reading

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Ugh…. just ugh…

Well, my cute little paint from the other day – the one that was lame…. is lame.  And I am not going to get into pursuing a lame horse.  He’s pretty unsound to be expecting to ride in an arena … Continue reading

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I think I’m deluding myself…

Really. I  am living in a fantasy world.  Well, at least – I’m living in the past…. back in the past when I spent a handful of dollars on the best horses I’ve known… Today’s misadventures will be below. However, … Continue reading

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My lease may be gone out the window

Well, after a long conversation with the lease horse’s owner on Sunday and a continuation of it on Monday, I hadn’t heard a word from her, so I got back on her case today to see what’s gonig on.  She … Continue reading

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