30 Things

I love this blog hop! It started over on May as Well Event and I’ve had so much fun reading random tidbits about other bloggers. I have a B.A. in English with a Creative Writing Emphasis. I work in marketing as a writer/content manager. So, yes, it’s possible to have a good career with an … More 30 Things

Goals vs. Adulting

For many reasons, 2018 has been dubbed Lisa’s Year of the Horse. I’m leasing Duke and this competition season, I’ve got serious goals – unlike last year when my sole competition-related goal was “finish one event.” But this year, I’ve got my sea legs in this whole eventing thing and I want to be more … More Goals vs. Adulting

Idiot Epiphanies

You guys ever have the experience while riding, where you suddenly have this epiphany about something that feels totally earth-shattering and then you say it out loud and you’re like. Oh. Duh. That happened to me recently. Some background. Duke had kissing spine surgery a little over a year ago. We like to baby his … More Idiot Epiphanies

Meet Duke (Again)

This year, I get to half lease Duke! I introduced him last spring and even won a Starter CT on him after riding him, like maybe 5 times. (I know, I know, a huge accomplishment!) I had planned to compete him through the summer, but he got a nasty abscess that turned into a hole … More Meet Duke (Again)

Winter Outfitting

I live in Wisconsin. It’s cold here for a long, long time. Typically from late-October to late-April (or more realistically, early May) it is real chilly. These last two weeks have been positively Arctic. But, we go on. Because we wear all the clothes when we ride. All of them. Here’s what a typical winter … More Winter Outfitting

2018 Goals

And now that it’s 2018, here’s my new list of goals for the year! Like last year, I’m writing these down to keep myself on track and remember them throughout the year. If I don’t complete something, oh well. I won’t beat myself up over it. They’re more like guidelines than resolutions, but they give … More 2018 Goals