September 18, 2018

mule notes, mmxviii-ix-xviii

We got to ride a little today - first time in a couple weeks since it's been so muddy.
Cora didn't see much point in going in circles in the round pen when she could just as well stand there while I rubbed her neck and mane, but she eventually got tired of me nudging her with my heels and consented to stroll about a bit.

September 16, 2018

trail notes, mmxviii-ix-xvi

snippets, 9-16-2018

Eliud Kipchoge breaks world record (NY Times). "I lack words to describe this day," Kipchoge told reporters afterward.

September 13, 2018

critter notes, mmxviii-ix-xiii

not only can these guys lull you to sleep with their buzzing on a hot afternoon,
they're also wildly telepathic
(they're harmless but boy can they grip with those claws)

September 12, 2018

mule notes, mmxviii-ix-xii


short session in the round pen - it was fun to watch her watching the dogs chasing lizards
(she is not a fan of dogs)

September 10, 2018

September 9, 2018

trail notes, mmxviii-ix-ix


Just as Round Rock is named after an actual rock, and as our local utility district is named after Brushy Creek, which runs through it, our neighboring district is Fern Bluff, named after the geologic feature in the first picture. The second picture is from our neighborhood duck pond.