In which it's back to business as usual, which means, "we rode today."
There are so many things to love about summer.
|Blue sky, good friends|
Especially after last summer, which for me was a very painful time...made even more painful by the knowledge that I was missing out on having fun on our rare sunshine-y days.
This summer is so much better. Not perfect, of course--I do still have another hip that will need replacing. But not yet!
|We stop frequently for photo ops|
|I never get enough of the view from Dragonback|
First, there's plenty of time to hit the trails with the Usual Suspects!
We have a new rider with us now.
(Sirie is busy during the week days, being a grownup and earning a wage. We are very proud of her.)
The faithful Ariana was getting a little, err, plush. So we drafted a very willing Samantha to help slenderize the pony.
|The equine equivalent of stopping for a hot fudge sundae after aerobics.|
Speaking of food, Fiddle's hay had a little extra pepper today:
|hornet nest in the hay bale|
I guess I'll be stepping carefully until I can get these unwelcome neighbors evicted!
(I get extra blogger points for running away screaming
and then returning with a zoom lens, right?)