If the Olympics can start 2 days before Opening Ceremonies [Women’s Soccer/Football], then so can I. Main site Equestrian Schedule Facebook Olympics on Facebook TV NBC NBC Equestrian Internet Coverage HorseChannel.com Photography Arnd Bronkhorst, Equine Photographer: “Like us on facebook for horse photo updates from the #london2012 Olympic Games,” Blogs discoverhorses.com: Fran Jurga’s Discover LondonContinue reading “Let The Virtual Games Begin”
Alabama Phoenix Festival Day 3 Another guest at APF was Dr. Osborn, a balloon artist who ran around the convention making astounding sculptures on request, everything from a Ghostbusters’s proton pack to a T. Rex skeleton. For Rodney’s Saga, he made a horse. He told me it was free but I had to clean upContinue reading “New Yeller”
Alabama Phoenix Festival Day 1 My LUG is exhibiting. While LEGO is not inherently F&SF, it fits in with APF’s mission of “a celebration that spans the realms of creativity and imagination and shows how the impossible is possible for us all!” Plus, the Venn diagram intersection between the two publics is close to aContinue reading “Foto Friday: Push-button Horse”
Work: None. Heat therapy. In high school, my friends would call on a Friday evening, “Hey, we’re going to a party. Want to come?” To which I would say, “No. I have to get up for a horse show tomorrow morning.” In college, I looked into the Peace Corps. I got as far as aContinue reading “The Things We Do For Love”
[Theme change because, after an embarrassingly long time, I noticed that my choice was the same as that of Writing From the Right Side of the Stall. I am a journalist. I notice these details. Eventually.] Work: day off. Last day of Brickfair. In the LEGO world, horses are either medieval or for girls. (HorseContinue reading “BrickFair: day 4”
Work: day off. In honor of my continued haunting of BrickFair, Rodney as a LEGO mosaic. Conversion courtesy of LEGO Photo app. The original was drawn by Jean Abernethy for Back To Eventing: Getting to Know You, posted Feb 2011 on the USEA website. How do you combine horses with your other interests?
Work: day off. Still overdosing on LEGO at BrickFair. (Won a door prize yesterday!) So, here is the 2008 Olympic Equestrian Arena by Hong Kong LEGO Users Group, complete with photographer. If that link acts up, try this. What is your favorite/most bizarre Olympic souvenir?