Tag Archives: horses

Right With the World 1 September 2016

I always feel like everything is right with the world when I’m with a horse. Whether it is grooming, feeding, walking in their pasture with them, or riding. I’m at peace. Nothing can touch me in my horse space. There … Continue reading

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Horses 31 August 2016

I have some skill with horses, and I can use my skill to teach others about horses: how to be around them, how to care for them, how to rideĀ and how to appreciate what a horse can be to a … Continue reading

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Horses 15 August 2016

Horses thunder across pastures and plains, their galloping hooves striking earth as they fly over grasses. Their sides heave in and out, like a bellows, powering their spark and fanning white heat in each stride. Horses sigh. Muzzles quiver. Whiskers … Continue reading

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Life Map 5 May 2015

Traveling on this hero’s journey personal quest with my students is an adventure in and of itself. We are still in the pre-writing stage and the beginnings of our life maps. Turns out, it is much more difficult than I … Continue reading

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A Hero’s Journey 1 May 2015

I’ve been studying the Hero’s Journey with my students in a variety of ways. We started with The Odyssey and then wrote our own fictional hero’s journey, and these were filled with all manner of: everyday gang thugs to kings … Continue reading

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Fog Blog 17 December 2014

Temperatures plummeted over night. I’ve always wanted to use that word! The combination of humidity and cold left the sun to find its way through the fog. Visibility on my run extended only to the sides of the road, like … Continue reading

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Tradition 11 December 2014

I love traditions, new and old. Christmas lights on the house and real Christmas trees with lights, tinsel and ornaments are a must. I don’t mind cleaning up pine needles-it’s a minuscule price to pay for the smell and feel … Continue reading

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Pens 4 November 2014

Thick frost coated everything this morning-one of those mornings that pulled at me to write. Coming in the door at dawn and re-filling my mug with that wonderful, hot black life, the array of pens caught my eye. Pens hold … Continue reading

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Early Riser 23 July 2014

I am an early riser who loves running when the world is still thinking about bringing the morning. I am a horse lover. I wonder about things: why avocado pits are so big, why some are never satisfied with the … Continue reading

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curious 7 February 2014

Horses are curious creatures and that makes them great characters. My Isa loves horses and discovering what each one is about. What makes them tick. As a child, she was most alive when she worked with her horses; the stars … Continue reading

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