Fourteen Years Young

I apologize for the significant absence, and I can’t promise I’ll be back to blogging regularly just yet, as it’s been a busy couple of months. But I’ll do my best to get back at it soon. In the meantime, there’s always a little time to celebrate my best beastie, who turned fourteen yesterday! Continue reading

Fortune Favors the Bold

This weekend, specifically Sunday, was just a really really really good time. Saturday wasn’t super exciting because I worked all day, but I did get to go play with my favorite fat hunter at the barn while his mommy was out of town. I wasn’t planning to go to the barn originally, so Val got Continue reading

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

Reminded to be Grateful

On Sunday night, a huge storm rolled through Austin. Even where I live in North Austin, we had winds up to almost 40 mph and Lily, who is normally quite fine about storms, asked to sleep with us and snuggled down under the covers, shaking until she fell asleep. Continue reading

Happy Val-entine’s Day!

One year ago today, I made the crazy decision to buy Val. It wasn’t a new partnership by any means, but things definitely changed a lot for us, and they were absolutely for the better, as long as you don’t check my bank statement. We’ve had a lot of adventures and excitement in the last year, and there have been a lot of learning experiences as well. Continue reading