Sorry for the long absence, but this last week we were all in Hawaii for my big sister's wedding!! It was my first trip to the islands, and it was a whirlwind of activity leading up to the Big Day. Anna and her now-husband Jar were married at the Cathedral of St. Andrew's in Honolulu. … Continue reading Aloha!
I'm very lucky that I have an amazing group of equestrian friends around me, and even though I'm currently horse-less, my friends always make sure I have wonderful ponies to indulge my horse habit! My new project is Morrigan, an around 10-year-old Irish Draught mare who's been at The Best Friend's barn for several years. … Continue reading Meet Miss Morrigan
This week has been a tough one for me both emotionally and physically. My papa has been battling Alzheimer's for 12 years now. This past weekend he was in the hospital due to back pain, and after he came home, it was pretty clear he needed additional help to get around while we got his … Continue reading Family First
I've been keeping a pretty low profile for the last few weeks, mostly due to the amount of work it took to organize getting me, seven boxes, four suitcases, a TV and a Suzuki Grand Vitara from Florida to Oregon. I got home a week ago today, and to borrow a phrase from the awesome … Continue reading Zen and the Art of Weed Pulling
Home is such an elusive place and feeling for me. I have lived some places where I immediately knew that was where I was meant to be, some where I immediately was ready to leave, and others slowly grew on me until I couldn't imagine living anywhere else. While I have really enjoyed my time … Continue reading Home Is Where You Hang Your Heart
Now that the season is coming to a close in Wellington, I'm so excited to be looking forward at what the rest of the year will hold. In June, my amazing big sister is getting married in Hawaii and it'll be my first time there! Since she and her fiancee both live there, I'm hoping … Continue reading Roam If You Want To
For the last year or so, I have been working on getting more fit and healthier. It's been a long uphill battle, and I have so far to go it's not even funny. Since I moved to the land of the perpetual swimsuit season, I've ramped it up quite a bit. I'm working on finding … Continue reading Health & Headaches