Category Archives: Christmas

Rime and Roses

This weekend I picked roses in the garden, which still held a subtle perfume of summer …. Then, the next morning winter arrived, just in time for Christmas. A frosty, misty morning full of sparkling promise And the boys loving … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, Gardening, Horses, Living in France, Musings, Rural Living, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Laughable Futility of Making Plans

And why cock-eyed optimism keeps us making more…. Back in the bad old days, when life was “nasty, brutish and short” for both man and beast and denizens of the Western world paid a great deal more attention to the Bible (since … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, equitation, Horses, Living in France, Musings, Riding, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

One Door Closes, Another Opens…

Before I go any further, I want to thank all of you who read and responded to my last post.  Losing my lovely old horse hit me hard and the genuine sympathy offered by my blogging friends was truly touching. … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas, equitation, Gardening, Horses, Living in France, Riding, Rural Living, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments