Category The Good Life

One Step At A Time

In the “What Do We Do Now?” blog series I have a new post up about the late-night fun of unloading a 2-year-old, who has only been hauled a few times, in the dark, in a new place after a four hour drive. Check out the second installment of “What Do We Do Now?” here: […]

What Do We Do Now?

I recently – as in four months ago – purchased a 2-year-old palomino filly by a Duel Rey stallion and out of a Shining Spark mare. She’s amazing. I mean, flat out wonderful in all aspects, but as you can imagine training a 2-year-old from the ground up hasn’t come without its challenges. So, I […]

How my parents ruined my view of the world

What drives you? Is it an overwhelming fire inside your heart? Is it something so powerful, so strong, that you feel as if you don’t answer the call then you may actually and physically die? Or is it a desperate desire to be rich? Maybe it’s the realization that money has a constant hold on […]

Ride Rank or Suffer

 “If you make it three jumps, it’s easy after that.”   It’s something my dad said once about staying hooked when trying to ride a bronc. I think the quote first came from some pro rodeo bronc rider describing how he became successful riding rodeo broncs and breaking colts. He says if you can make […]

For the Good of Texas

It’s Texas, it’s suppose to be 100 + degrees… right? Well, if that’s what brought me to Texas (which for the record it wasn’t) I would have been surprisingly wrong. One assumption I did make was that being in Texas, it’s basically the heartbeat of rodeo right? So that means rain, snow… the elements in […]