We Made It

In the past several days my book hit the stands at Amazon and I also received the first print copy to hold in my own two hands. I wasn't sure what to expect from myself. After giving this so much over the past four years, I had no idea how I would react. Excitement, yes, shock and disbelief, actually, yes. It was as though this thing I had only written and read, and re-written and reread over and over, was now a living and breathing object. It was "Live" as they say in the wo

The home stretch of self publishing

Boy, as we say in the sadddle, it has been one rocky ride! The ups and downs of self publishing have certainly opened my eyes. Just when you think your in the home stretch, along comes another obstacle to tackle. I have to admit though, even when it feels overwhelming, I remind myself how fortunate I am to be able to be in the drivers seat and make so many decisions. It has taught me how to trust in myself. It has not been easy at times, many times. But, as the book takes sha

Biting the Dust

Horseback riding can be tricky business

A New Year

Milagro, a gift beyond measure

Hurricanes, Horses And A New Outlook on Life

It has been several weeks now since Hurricane Odile marched into town. A record breaking Category 3 storm with winds that topped out at Category 4 to 5 levels, it dealt a hefty blow to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Weather records date back as far as the late 1800’s for the Baja Penninsula. During this time there has never been a storm of this severity. There have been hurricanes, yes, but nothing the likes of Odile. This one was a monster all of itself. The winds and nature of the