At the Horse Sanctuary

The Weakest Step

I see her in the mountains. I see her in every saguaro and palo verde and creosote bush. I feel her in every breath of wind and in the sun on my face. I hear her charging across the sky. I look all around me and she is there, breathing life into my aching heart.… Continue reading The Weakest Step

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At the Horse Sanctuary

An Announcement: Sonora

She's gone. My little girl, my sister from the moment our eyes met, my beautiful, young, wild and spirited mare joined the Great Herd today at 12:30. Her X-rays yesterday showed further rotation in both front feet and her coffin bones were actually starting to sink. She was losing weight, her poor legs shook with… Continue reading An Announcement: Sonora

Day in the Life

Rise: It’s Time To Talk About Anxiety

I won’t just survive  Oh, you will see me thrive  Can’t write my story  I’m beyond the archetype  [I heard Katy Perry’s song “Rise” around August of last year and it about blew my soul wide open. Every now and then, a song just gets under my skin and become self-defining. To me, "Rise" defines my battle with -… Continue reading Rise: It’s Time To Talk About Anxiety

Ferritale

Things my boyfriend has done since downloading Pokemon Go

walked around our apartment complex at one in the morning driven to trail heads to sit in his car while hunting Pokemon asked me to download the app mourned the fact that our old apartment complex apparently had more Pokestops in it (whatever the hell those are) than our current one does left to get… Continue reading Things my boyfriend has done since downloading Pokemon Go

All Things College

What It’s Like to Work Full Time While Getting a Master’s Degree

[TLDR version] It's like this: https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/736x/33/d2/9a/33d29a29a6dd4281103b7bcb5d7ed727.jpg http://i1.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/680/946/50d.gif For those of you following the intriguing scattered random chronicles of my life, you'll know I had the dumbass idea of starting a full time graduate program in January this year. I finished three classes in May then picked up two more a week later. They were six week courses and they both covered… Continue reading What It’s Like to Work Full Time While Getting a Master’s Degree