Every Ride Is A Special Occasion

Riding Awareness of the outside world. The Betty White Challenge. Celebrate her 100th Birthday by donating to a local animal shelter. ~~~ Every ride is a special occasion. I say this before every ride. Standing on the mounting block, last thing I do before putting foot in stirrup. Sometimes said quietly to myself. Sometimes saidContinue reading “Every Ride Is A Special Occasion”

Murals at the Birmingham Zoo

Images Awareness of the outside world. NPR: Code Red At Omaha Zoo: A Rhino Was On The Loose, September 2021. Jontu wandered out for a snack. No rhinos, people, or trucks were hurt in the escape.~~~ Bird Area Predator Building Reptile Building Credits Secretary Bird, Red Panda, & Turtle by Fitz Signs. WBRC: Local artistContinue reading “Murals at the Birmingham Zoo”

If You Build It, They Will Shop, Walk Report, Home Depot

Fit To Ride Awareness of the outside world. The Home Depot Foundation.~~~ While my brilliant handyman arranged for repair supplies. I had time to do my daily mile around the Home Depot parking lot. [Pottering Around The Pasture, State Of The Fitness, December] Sunday morning, so traffic was light. As with the airport, I was awareContinue reading “If You Build It, They Will Shop, Walk Report, Home Depot”

Milton Goes Round and Round

Riding Awareness of the outside world. Ancient Alabama, part 10. AL.com: Alabama Black Belt among world’s top sites to find ancient sea monsters, Pillion, 9 Dec 2021. BTW, “Named for its dark, rich soils.” Encyclopedia of Alabama: Black Belt Region in Alabama. This was my understanding. More below.~~~ Milton attended a group lesson at SteppingContinue reading “Milton Goes Round and Round”

Taking A Hunter Break

Riding, Or Not, Again Awareness of the outside world. Ancient Alabama, part nine. AL.com: Vast network of Alabama caves reveals hidden fossils, endangered ecosystem, Pillion, 7 Dec 2021.~~~ Taking a break from Hunter Barn for a few months. Sit out the cold months and start again in the spring. Riding my horse. It is tooContinue reading “Taking A Hunter Break”

Errands

Horsekeeping Awareness of the outside world. Covid-19 Hospital Capacity Circuit Breaker Dashboard. Hat tip to YLE: State of Affairs: Jan 10.~~~ “Life is what happens when you’re trying to get stuff done.” Peppy Bunting (my grandmother) Drive to three different feed/pet food stores. Stock up. All critters now have requisite eats and appropriate materials toContinue reading “Errands”