Too Quiet? I’m Still Writing

My blog has been quiet for a while. I’m sorry about that. My horse Darcy got sick at the beginning of the year, and she was diagnosed with Pars Pituitary Intermedia Disfunction (PPID or Cushing’s Disease). Basically, part of her pituitary gland is malfunctioning, causing her body too much of the hormone cortisol. That means […]

Top 5 Favorites in 2015

As we head into 2016, let’s take a look back at 2015. 1. RV Camping/ Glamping: This is how to camp if you have allergies! In March, my family took a camping trip to the mountains, and I was hesitant about the enterprise. After all, I can barely go outside in pollen season without repercussions. […]

Living Fear Free on Halloween

Halloween has fallen into disfavor lately, and many people seem to prefer to celebrate the harvest instead. But Halloween offers many opportunities for positive growth. My friend Darrell provides a great list, including: 5. Reflect on your own mortality. This was a feature of the pre-Christian observance of Samhain that is certainly appropriate for Christians […]

Riding Fear Free

Riding Fear Free Help for Fearful Riders and Their Horses by Laura Daley and Jennifer Becton Are you a fearful rider? Have you been searching for help in overcoming your fear so that you can finally achieve your horseback riding dreams? Or are you a riding instructor or horse trainer who struggles to convince fearful […]