Lost a chunk of my hair last night to a deranged woman with scissors

My instructor is very good, especially at being a mean, heartless woman who delights in beating me to a pulp and working me until I vomit. After a grueling hour lesson, with shaking arms I helped my niece tack up her pony, and then she and I went on a nice long trail ride. As […]

Business trips and the MeToo movement

I’m still emotionally recovering from the Vermont trip. It’s an annual business trip where my team members and I have to go present our performance to a group of advisors made up pretty exclusively of drunken, entitled old men who think they are smarter than everyone else because they used inherited money to start businesses. […]

He’s my face-friend, and he didn’t really mean that.

It’s 100 degrees here.  I got up early and got my run in and then went and rode the horses until about ten.  Unfortunately, I’m pretty sure I sweated my boobs right off.  They are survived by me and my husband, and they will be so missed by both of us. One thing that I […]

I am a strong believer in stupid persistence.  I chase patience, hard work, and incremental gains.  Bad at math?  Do more math.  Kill your garden? Replant and begin again. Slow runner?  Well, you might not get much faster, but run anyway because it’s good for you.  I should know. I’m the slow plodder, that naturally […]