Room for Milly

A dear friend of mine recently sent me this photo of a restaurant in Colorado. Knowing my nickname for Milagro is Milly, she knew I would get a kick out of it. I texted back a cute emoji and thanked her, and then I started to ponder. Room for Milly. For some reason this cute picture and seeing these words on a beautiful storefront in downtown Denver stirred an emotion in me. But why? I've always felt that our ability as humans to love so deeply and carry so much emotion in ou

Throwback Thursday, To a Time Before Covid-19

It seems like forever ago. Just a few months back I was at the barn one frosty afternoon in January. The snow on the roof of our metal riding arena was sliding off and making a racket. I was hand walking Milagro around the arena telling him there was nothing to worry about. Christmas music played on my i phone, and while we made a final loop we stopped and I snapped this picture of us in the mirror. My biggest worry that day was the distraction of the sound of the sliding sno

The Working Horse

My husband Keith and I are on a bit of an adventure this week. We are on a road trip around Northern California. Its been such a long time since I have been in these parts. It reminds me of visits to see my Dad, when he lived in a little town outside San Francisco called Petaluma. On one visit we enjoyed the Butter and Eggs Parade. There is a lot of farming in the culture in these parts. Even today as the city of Sacramento celebrates the Farm to Fork event. I thought about a