I’m not singing in this rain!

“Well, we have to stay positive. ” the chirpy young woman said as she served my bowl of split pea soup. I thanked her and agreed . Yes we must stay positive. But I did not feel positive. It was raining, again, and cold, again. A high of only 7 Celsius on May 13 is…

Warmth in the Sunday Stills

Warmth can refer to the physical temperature and to the atmosphere in a social situation. This has been a cold spring here in Ontario and we have had little warmth. The birds waiting to get to our feeders are puffing up to keep warm. Some are here in their breeding plumage but the spring warmth…

The Weight of the Reins

How much do your reins weigh? Well this could be a deeply metaphorical image for getting your life under control but fear not….I am just talking about the reins in your hands when you ride a horse. In dressage the ultimate goal is to have the contact with the horse so light that you only…

In their eyes shine stars..Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge.

The softness of a horse’s eye is enough to warm even the coldest of hearts. Author unknown. In their eyes shine stars of wisdom and courage to guide men to heaven. Jodie Mitchell This is my response to Cees weekly photo challenge. This week the challenge is “eyes”.

Persist! Press On!

Press on! Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unrewarded talent. Education will not; the world is full of educated failures. Persistence alone is omnipotent.” Calvin Coolidge. Since I returned from Florida a number of friends have congratulated me on winning the Adult Amateur…