So soon

So soon after I said I never saw the raven close-up, drinking, now there is a raven who hangs out by the waterer. Looks like he’s decided I’m no foe. Provisionally. Good enough for me. I wonder how much the raven will be willing to relate. Clearly there is...

Prep

Lately I have been jogging. Lots of hills around here, so it’s pretty much perfect for it. I do the most difficult climb first, mostly cross-country, because being attentive to the footing makes me attentive to the physical details of running, which is good for...

Divine Grace

No matter how I feel when I pull up at Bright Star, Grace cheers me up. Lately has been hard, and it is such a delight to greet her when she comes up to the car, wagging her tail, with a pine cone in her mouth. Here is the hereinafter referred to as the Winding Grove,...

Suddenly easier

What a long way Apollo and I have come! I set two goals for today, and got them both, and did more. He is getting used to me on his back, and I am getting used to his back. Seems trivial, especially as there are so many, many people out there for whom riding is...