Milton Reaches The Imaginary Finish Line, 100 Miles and 91 Miles, 66 Days

Riding Awareness of the outside world. CNN: Race and ethnicity across the nation, Keefe, Wolfe and Hernandez, Aug. 12, 2021. Yes, Virginia, segregation is still a thing, de facto if no longer de jure. I think of NYC as multi-cultural rather than segregated, yet data shows that Manhattan is sliced in two right at theContinue reading “Milton Reaches The Imaginary Finish Line, 100 Miles and 91 Miles, 66 Days”

Blanket Defense

Horsekeeping Awareness of the outside world. A data point. “The Trump administration added about $7.8 trillion of today’s $28 trillion debt, and during his term, Congress voted to raise the debt ceiling three times.” Letters From An American: September 22, 2021. Richardson, Sep 23.~~~ Have I blanketed an unclipped horse? Yes, I have. Is itContinue reading “Blanket Defense”

Blog Logo, Coloring Invitation

Images Awareness of the outside world. NASA.gov: NASA Releases Interactive Graphic Novel “First Woman”.~~~ In the spirit of yesterday’s participation post, a blank blog logo for you to embellish. [Announcing A New Feature] Copy. Download. Print. Cast in clay. Whatever. Fill. Color. Decorate. Fold into origami shapes. Whatever. (Oooh. There’s an idea. I wonder ifContinue reading “Blog Logo, Coloring Invitation”

State of the Blog, Announcing A New Feature, As Soon As I Think Of It

Blogging About Blogging Awareness of the outside world. “Sadly, it appears that the organization that started the initiative, Riders4Helmets, is gone. Their website is abandoned and their Facebook page hasn’t been updated in a year. So kudos to the helmet manufacturers and tack stores who are carrying on this important tradition.” EQUINE Ink: Take AdvantageContinue reading “State of the Blog, Announcing A New Feature, As Soon As I Think Of It”

State of the Fitness, Lots of Walks, Not Lots of Else

Fit To Ride Awareness of the outside world. The news industry is full of divination. If this happens, that horrible thing will happen. If this does not happen, that other horrible thing will happen. Well, maybe. We can’t actually tell the future. How much of this story is reporting and how much is prediction? IsContinue reading “State of the Fitness, Lots of Walks, Not Lots of Else”

Instructor Woes, More Thoughts

Riding Awareness of the outside world. “According to the World Federation of the Deaf, there are more than 70 million deaf people worldwide. More than 80% of them live in developing countries. Collectively, they use more than 300 different sign languages.” UN: International Day of Sign Languages 23 September.~~~ [A Dog Can Dream] So why areContinue reading “Instructor Woes, More Thoughts”

Shoulder Time and Time Off

Not Riding Awareness of the outside world. NPR: What We Know (And Don’t Know) About ‘Missing White Women Syndrome’, Demby, 2017. “News outlets might be deciding that missing white women are worth more in terms of eyeballs and ad revenue.” Article closes with thought that it may play into the perception of women as victims.~~~Continue reading “Shoulder Time and Time Off”