Sounds of Spring

Horsekeeping Awareness of the outside world. Tomorrow. “I am leading a free virtual walk thru the Audubon Mural Project in Hamilton Heights on Saturday May 8th at 11AM.” Leigh Hallingby, @Harlemwalksnyc. Register at The Audubon Bird Murals Project: A Virtual Tour. If link doesn’t work: https://www.mas.org/events/the-audubon-bird-murals-project-a-virtual-tour-2/ ~~~ It really does sound like that. Stay safe.Continue reading “Sounds of Spring”

If It’s Pink, It Must Be Spring

Horsekeeping Awareness of the outside world. NYT: Do You Live in a Political Bubble?, Wezerek, Enos and Brown, April 30, 2021. Enter your address to see the political party of the thousand voters closest to you. My address? “You live in a Republican bubble. Only 7 percent of your neighbors are Democrats.” This is my surprisedContinue reading “If It’s Pink, It Must Be Spring”

Clinic on the Horizon, Introducing Myself To Strangers

Riding Journal Awareness of the outside world. There has been a spate of pearl clutching in the USEF ranks. One of the clutchers declared that if USEF insists on joining the 21st century, they will take their toys and go home. My response is, Okay, don’t let the door hit your butt on the wayContinue reading “Clinic on the Horizon, Introducing Myself To Strangers”

Anniversary Hearts

Images Awareness of the outside world. Brick Bending, Geometric art in LEGO® brick. Considered an “illegal” technique because it will damage your bricks. And explode, BB: Safety Lecture by the artist. “It’s my unofficial understanding that within the confines of official LEGO® set design guidelines, many of the building techniques I use are not allowed. Essentially, any buildingContinue reading “Anniversary Hearts”

Let The Boxes Begin, American Crossword Puzzle Tournament 2021

Words From The Bookshelf. Books advertised at ACPT. Thinking Inside the Box: Adventures with Crosswords and the Puzzling People Who Can’t Live Without Them, by Adrienne Raphel (Penquin 2020). LETTERS TO MARGARET: A Crossword Graphic Novel, Lone Shark Games. Ordered both.~~~tldr: Competed in the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. Had fun. Failed to uncover a hiddenContinue reading “Let The Boxes Begin, American Crossword Puzzle Tournament 2021”