Books about perseverance to get you through quarantine

booksInstead of hoarding toilet paper, I seem to be acquiring more and more books. (“That’s so surprising,” said no one anywhere). Many of you are also using this time to read – although I understand there’s a bit of naming soup cans and sewing goldfish pillows going on, too. Whatever makes you, your lunch and your goldfish happy. But for my fellow book lovers, here are some recommended reads about perseverance that might hit the spot during tough times: Continue reading “Books about perseverance to get you through quarantine”

My second (but really my first) horseback ride

When I was a kid, I rode a horse. In my mind, I was riding sideways on my galloping war stallion while shooting arrows through the eyes of needles from 200 feet (as a soldier against the Great Needle Uprising of the 1980s, I guess). In reality, I sat rigid as a cement pole on a super mellow, super old horse while my friend led us by the reins down her driveway. It was five minutes of serious epicness.

After a lot more years than I care to admit, I finally rode another horse. Continue reading “My second (but really my first) horseback ride”