Albuquerque · horseback riding · motherhood

I Got a Pony! Sort of.

By “got” I mean “rode.” And by “pony” I mean full-grown, tall, powerful, handsome (not cute) HORSE. Outside of being led placidly around a corral, I had never ridden a horse before, but I’ve always liked them — who doesn’t? Mix together a couple of recent horse-related conversations between Robin Hood and I, and: Voila!… Continue reading I Got a Pony! Sort of.

Family · Fitness · New Mexico · parenthood · Running · Travel

Building Things

We took our becoming-annual trip to Red River, New Mexico last weekend. It was hard. Traveling with a dog has its challenges. Traveling with a 6-month-old has its challenges. Wrangling both at a hotel — coordinating walks, feedings, etc. — while hubby is doing his thing at an archery shoot both Saturday and Sunday? Well.… Continue reading Building Things

Family · Running · summer · Travel · vacation

Our Kingdom by the Sea: Cape San Blas, Florida

It was one of those vacations where you look around and say, “Hmmm, maybe I won’t go back home.” While Robin Hood was painting San Diego red with buddies, I flew to Jacksonville, Florida for a couple of days to visit one of my best friends. We hadn’t seen each other in two years, so… Continue reading Our Kingdom by the Sea: Cape San Blas, Florida