How about a chit chat post? I just saw this exterior and it’s my favorite I’ve seen in years. Love the colors.
How’s your July coming along? I’m not gonna lie, summer is kicking my boo-tay. It’s been a wild couple of weeks. Lots of nonstop action around here and some emotions. This week our house was struck by lightening and fortunately only wiped out our electronics. Could have been much worse!
I sold my beloved horse, Savez. Something I’ve been agonizing over for a long time. It happened much quicker than I anticipated, which threw me. It was an incredibly tough decision. Savez just wasn’t comfortable moving up with our training levels. I decided it was best to find her the perfect home where she could stay at a level in which she was comfortable. My trainer found her a loving family and she is living like a queen on 40 lush acres with a brand new barn – they text me pictures of her often. And I cry happy and sad tears. Ugh, so many tears over that horse. Thank goodness she is only a two hour drive away and I can still visit and ride her! I was planning a long post, but I’m still too emotional about it. I’ m in the process of looking for my next horse…which is proving to be quite a task. Here is one of my favorite memories with Savez – a one week clinic we did together in Ocala. In this shot we were learning to ride without rein and bit contact.
Love the subtle pop of seafoam blue in this great kitchen. Just like the front door above.
Had a birthday last week. We took a quick road trip to Atlanta to celebrate. Had a wonderful dinner with my husband at Bistro Nikko, my new fave. I bought myself this tote as a birthday treat, which I had monogrammed in gold and love. It’s such a classic.
While in Atlanta, I had my first ride on “off the track” thoroughbreds as part of my horse search. OTTD’s are racehorses whose careers end for various reasons, and they are given new jobs either in eventing, dressage, jumpers, or hunters. It was quite an experience to try out green horses…especially ones who have raced! This guy was so handsome. Never raced, but super young and very green. A bouncy ride to say the least ; )
By the way, isn’t that barn amazing? They shot a movie there recently called The Sunday Horse, which comes out in the spring. Can’t wait to see it!
Life is full of adventure. Sure has been the case for me over the last two months – some things expected, some not in the least. I try to keep my faith engaged and my heart open. This quote has been on my mind a lot lately. I love it.
Cheers to some downtime over the weekend.