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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Where did August go?

It seems like it has been forever since I've blogged on a regular basis. I've tried to keep topics going on my chat, Horses Are Our Lives (click on the name if you would like to get an invite to comment on the topics or just to follow along). I just didn't take the time to blog. So now, I'm playing catch up.
August came, with slightly cooler temps, and now the month is almost over. I have no idea where it went! I've done some riding, but not enough! That changes this week!

The first week of August, we went to get Makenzie from CO and she was here a week. That first week was also our County Fair. The weather was cool enough to take Makenzie to the fair each day and meet up with cousin Caden one day. Caden came home with us a day, and had spent the night earlier in the week. Hubby and I did just fine with 2 2 1/2 year olds!

We took Makenzie home the followingSunday.  I got to ride along beside Sara on her horses and Makenie on her Pody. I had a 4 day Centered Riding clinic in Steamboat Springs, CO.  I love camping in my horse trailer. Shaggy rode very well at the clinic. I came home with a lot more CR exercises to share with my lesson people.

We spent the weekend at Sara's and headed home. Now it's mid-August, and I've only ridden 1 horse 5 times so far.  I know I have to prepare for the fall CTR's, but still didn't ride Savannah this 3rd week of August. I'm not sure what I did. Traveled Monday, existed on Tuesday at home, and Wed through Friday is a blur.

Last week was busy. Tuesday was a hot day and Jacob, Amber, Caden and Tyler came to swim and bar-b-que.  Then I got the trailer hooked up and was ready to go to Turkey Creek for the CTR clinic. I left on Thur, 25th, and stayed over the weekend.

This past Monday, I took the day off and visited with an old friend. Caden came to spend the day, and while he was napping, I had lunch with Lisa and we sat outside on the lounge chairs. I should do that more often. But Monday was cooler with no humidity. This first day of Sept is very hot and very humid.

Caden spent the night and we took him home after lunch the next day. We came home and I laid out the tile for the bathroom floor. Wed and today, we spent tiling the bathroom. I have one more day of tiling the shower. I hope the grouting and cleaning go fast, because I'm ready for this renovation project to be over.

Today is Sept 1st! Where did August go?
(Pics to Follow soon)

1 comment:

Tammy said...

The summer seems to have come and gone without me! July was too hot; and August went by in a blur because of projects at work. Hoping to get on track with my horse life in Sept.


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