Photography Friday: Bluebonnets

Every spring in Texas, Bluebonnets pop up in fields and medians across the state, and it seems as if everyone takes cute photos of their families and children in the bright blue flowers. If you’re lucky, there are even some Indian Paintbrushes mixed in. Most of the time, these are hastily snapped photos on the side of a highway with a cell phone, but the new field our trainer bought last fall has patches all over it right now. With no actual children to take photos Continue reading

The Countdown to San Francisco

Surprise surprise! J’s family is super awesome and the past few years they’ve gone on a big trip for Thanksgiving instead of holing up at home with a Turkey. The first year they started the tradition, we went to Beaver Lake in Arkansas and still had a real Thanksgiving dinner, Continue reading

Anniversary Adventures

Saturday was mine and J’s 7th anniversary. We’re both a little poor at the moment, so rather than getting each other fancy gifts and going to a fancy dinner etc., Val got the day off, and we spent the day on experiences instead. It was a pretty low-key anniversary, but it was lovely all the same. Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: England

I know I mentioned several times that I was going to share all about my graduation trip last year. And then it just never happened. To my credit, I was trying to get all of the media together which took quite a while. Aaand then it just fell by the wayside. But this trip really was one of the most amazing experiences I’ve ever had.  Continue reading

Pin Oak II – Hunters and Equitation

I am, undeniably, a hunter princess at heart. I love my little race car, and we have a lot of fun. But I dream of when my baby horse is finally all grown up and we are doing derbies and the like. So I had a lot of fun watching the hunter ring and reminiscing on my junior days. Back when I was a junior, I had a horse that probably could have done hunters and big eq., Continue reading