How heavy is your anxiety backpack? Are your shoulders tense? Is your jaw clenched? Are you numbing out on your phone right now to avoid the swirl of chaos in your mind? I invite you to take a moment and unclench. Take a few breaths and notice your body, notice where you are holding tension, … Continue reading A Backpack Full of Anxiety
Ah Eastern Europe. What can I say? We have learned much since we've been on this wayward road. Your monuments speak to the inability of humans to learn from history. Your churches speak to the greed of men. Your city streets speak of the haves and have nots. Your culture speaks to your continued color … Continue reading Eastbound and Down
If we never examine or give thought to our lives or the reasons why we do things, we are at the mercy of our reactions and whims. The subject of thinking, truly giving thought, is on my mind frequently. I don't think we as a species are taught to mindfully think about all that much, … Continue reading Why Do I Ride?
When Gabe and I set out on this adventure I had set the expectation for myself to figure out who I am without horses as the focal point of my life. If I could have brought my beloveds with me on this expedition I certainly would have, but I don't think either of them would … Continue reading Who Am I Without Horses?
Gabe and I were strolling along the paths of Proceno, when I mentioned that I have trouble making decisions. This came as literally no surprise to him and no surprise to me. The "What do you want for dinner?" "I don't care, whatever you want" conversation was had a lot in our pre-travel days. However … Continue reading The Problem with Indecision