Email from the Moon, The Art Scene, Fiction

Laura: Well, I said I’d tell you about the lunar arts scene, which mostly means Moon Rats. They’re the ones with the leisure time. The rest of us are either working all out to maximize our limited time here, or exercising to keep our system in shape to go home. When they say We LiveContinue reading “Email from the Moon, The Art Scene, Fiction”

Doctor Whooves and The Master, FCHP Schooling Show, April 2021, Guest Photos III

Riding Journal Pix from the Prof! Photo guru Meg McKinney brought her critters class to the show as a photo field trip. She was kind enough to send photos. Welcome Meg! [Show Report, Guest Photos I, Guest Photos II] Rodney offered to narrate this set of photos. (I added the specifics.) That’s my dressage test.Continue reading “Doctor Whooves and The Master, FCHP Schooling Show, April 2021, Guest Photos III”

The Return of Doctor Whooves, FCHP Schooling Show, April 2021, Guest Photos II

Riding Journal Yay for more photos! Photo guru Meg McKinney brought her critters class to the show as a photo field trip. Photo student Ginni Bush was kind enough to send photos. Welcome Ginni! [Show Report, Guest Photos I] Dressage Before. Handwalking as a warm-up technique. Whatever works. After. Who wins the smug trophy, horseContinue reading “The Return of Doctor Whooves, FCHP Schooling Show, April 2021, Guest Photos II”

Whatever Happened To Saddlebred Wednesdays?

Riding Journal Awareness of the outside world. Dentist yesterday. Drafted this on Monday. If there is nothing relevant here, it’s because I had trouble seeing past another round of the dratted epinephrine. [Ring, Conversations]~~~ Flowers at the farm. So what happened to saddle seat? At first, all the public health information said stay home ifContinue reading “Whatever Happened To Saddlebred Wednesdays?”

Looking For Lessons, The Big Nope

Riding Journal Awareness of the outside world. While I am not personally a fan of either bars or medieval torture instruments, I’ll cheer on whatever it takes. The Buffalo News: Free beer offer results in more vaccinations than all Erie County first-dose clinics last week, Tan, May 8, 2021. BBC News: Covid: Dracula’s castle inContinue reading “Looking For Lessons, The Big Nope”

Looking For a Lesson Horse

Riding Journal Awareness of the outside world. No masks at barn described below. I wore one. The four people there did not: Possible New Instructor, boarder, and two construction guys building the new show barn. OTOH, they were all outside and naturally more than six feet away from each other. Vaccination status unknown.~~~ Unrelated photoContinue reading “Looking For a Lesson Horse”

Deja Vu All Over Again, An Exercise in Graphic Design Recycling

IMAGES Awareness of the outside world. Did you know that the UK celebrates Mother’s Day on a different day than the US? I didn’t. I learned this interesting fact early on the morning of Sunday March 14. Wait!? What!? How did I miss this!?!? Okay. Calm down. Deep breath. Apparently other countries do things differently.Continue reading “Deja Vu All Over Again, An Exercise in Graphic Design Recycling”