Category Archives: random thoughts

Christmas nostalgia and other random thoughts

One of my fellow boarders at Willow Tree Equestrian Center hitched her Morgan/Freisian gelding to a sleigh this morning and took off for a drive through the woods. The black horse with the black harness and big jingle bells made … Continue reading

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Today’s headlines

And now for some local news– NO-SHOW AT HORSE SHOW There was no horse show for me last weekend, since there were too few competitor entries to make it worth my while. I have another one in mind for the … Continue reading

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Little trials and then some rewards

It was another long day yesterday tending my booth at another summer horse show. Fortunately the weather changed its mind and it was very pleasant. I spent many hours doing my ink sketches, and only got one finished that actually … Continue reading

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We’re at that “hmmmm…” point

Our two mares are so close to finished that all I can do at this point is prop the painting up and come back to look it over every now and then. Deadline is Saturday, so I’m close enough that … Continue reading

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Not as bad as expected

I was on schedule yesterday to get a good night’s sleep before arising at 3AM to make the journey to Silverwood for a dressage show in time to set up my booth before the first class. At 11:30 AM got … Continue reading

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A First

Spent another weekend tending my booth at the Fox Valley Saddle Association, this time a hunter/jumper show. I really like this place–the people who run it are nice, the competitors are nice, and so are their friends and parents. Today … Continue reading

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Just call me persistent

I was all set to start typing and for some reason found that there was a cat licking my arm. Said cat is now carefully watching every keyboard movement. Maybe spell-checking? The weekend’s marketing activities were long but encouraging. The … Continue reading

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Thoughts, but not deep ones

No revelations or deep thoughts this time around, just steady progress. This painting is happening a bit differently than my usual process, in that I’m tending to work on one section at a time. I have often developed a painting … Continue reading

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