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It Is Rain That Grows Flowers, Not Thunder…


Originally posted on EquiMemories:
Horsemanship. What is it? What is the mysterious bond between a horse and their rider? What makes it so special, so different? What makes it addictive? I know for sure that I am an addict, I often find more comfort and company among my horses than surrounded by family and friends.…

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A Cheat Sheet to Living Without Regret


Originally posted on Advice I Give Myself:
“I try to live my life where I end up at a point where I have no regrets. So I try to choose the road that I have the most passion on because then you can never really blame yourself for making the wrong choices. You can always…

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Here’s To Andy


Originally posted on EquiMemories:
I’m back and ready to write. I apologize for it taking several days, but I have only just reached a place where I can talk about Andy. As opposed to crumbling into a pile of tears at just the mere thought of him. In quick summation Andy has been out of…

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Choosing Kindness Over Winning


Originally posted on Advice I Give Myself:
A Story for Your Heart In Brooklyn, New York, Chush is a school that caters to learning-disabled children. Some children remain in Chush for their entire school career, while others can be mainstreamed into conventional schools. At a Chush fundraising dinner, the father of a Chush child delivered…

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Time to Dust off the Blog!


Dear Friends, Screaming down the home stretch of a full year I realize I have left my blog idle for far too long.  It’s at risk of becoming one of those Internet places that uses to be cool but long since forgot which model of iPhone we all carry now!  “Why?” You would not be […]

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60 Blankets for Chiang Rai


Adventure Date: January 11th, 2012 Dear Friends, My plane burped down onto the short runway at Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI)  in the northwestern part of Thailand and as I looked out the window I wondered what the next few days would have in store. I was here for two reasons… not the usual temple […]

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Run…


Dear Friends, I laced up my shiny blue Addidas running shoes, fired up Endomondo and iTunes on my trusty iPhone 5 and headed out the door. The sun was still ablaze at 3pm here in Bangkok and the temperature must surely have been a million degrees.  Nonetheless it was time to run… maybe not because […]

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Fly Baby Fly!


Dear Friends, My bag is packed…neat little cubes of “stuff” all squared away in its place. Passport at the ready and my cell phone on full charge. Shoes on, jacket over my shoulder and grab the scarf because it is cold. Here we go! It’s time to jump on a jumbo jet… with some 300 […]

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To the Original 15


Once upon a time in college I did something pretty cool.  In a week it will be homecoming at my old alma matter and while I won’t be there in person I did my duty and paid in a little more to our scholarship fund… along with a little note to the 15 who banded […]

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