Hold the reigns tightly

I’ll never forget the first time I rode a horse.  Growing up in the city meant that horses just weren’t part of my life. I remember seeing horses as a kid at parades. At the county fair in the horse barns. Or occasionally at big football game when the police brought in horses for crowd control. And…… Continue reading Hold the reigns tightly

Staycation Success

We did it! It feels good just to say it. “We had a successful vacation.” Last night, Kristen and I went for a walk in our neighborhood and this was really the summary statement of our week in Carlsbad. It was nice to get away while only traveling about 40 minutes from our house. I…… Continue reading Staycation Success

Pressing Play on Life

I woke up thinking about this song. Flashback to the 90s, right? In so many ways life has felt like it was on pause since September when I went to LA for convention. I’ve just been consumed by work. It swallowed me. And yesterday brought so much release. (Er, if the illustration of “swallowed by…… Continue reading Pressing Play on Life