Utterly Changed [A Post from 2008]

'Maverick' figures largely in my book, which is based on many of the events I recorded on this blog. This is one of many crop posts — there's an entire category called The Crop Chronicles; none of those anecdotes made it into the final draft, but as I toy with ideas of what the next …

If You Love Something, Set it Free… [The Miracle: Part V]

A couple of weeks ago — see, I didn't even bother writing about this, because honestly, this is like the eleventy billionth post on this topic. A couple of weeks ago, I walked into the building at the yard where the lockers are, and I noticed out of the corner of my eye, as I …

Never. Again.

It was sunny yesterday morning. I began to project. If it was sunny, then maybe we could jump the course that I didn't get to jump the Friday night. If we were going to jump the course, then I would take Delilah. If I took Delilah, then I wouldn't really need the long stick, would …

Utterly Changed

It's only 43 inches of flexible plastic covered in a polyester weave, but let me tell you something, sistuhs, this long stick has effected an utter transformation. I think I now understand that Rebel doesn't recognise a rider without one of these babies. Everything that happened when I had the AMSW is now consistently happening— …