Who’s the Shark?

**This originally appeared in Mid-Atlantic Jack Rescue’s monthly newsletter, The Howler. It’s an update about my little Julep!** As a lifelong equestrian, I have been around Jack Russells for years. There was always one or two at the barns at which I rode, running around wildly and just being generally adorable. I always knew I[…]

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Meet Mint Julep

If you follow my Instagram account, then you know that last month I adopted a rescue dog! After being a one-dog family for nine years, we recently adopted Mint Julep, a Jack Russell terrier mix, and she has absolutely stolen my heart! James and I had decided that when we moved to our farm more[…]

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The Good Life

Of course I’m biased because it’s all I’ve ever known, but the country life is the best life, the simple life. The only way to live! My husband grew up outside of Washington, DC, so when we met, he was all city. He had never seen a horse up close. The only wildlife he ever[…]

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Blizzard 2016

Wow – what a weekend! So I think, technically, what we had was not, in fact, a blizzard. Apparently the snow didn’t fall quickly enough per hour for it to be classified as such, but I’m classifying it. We had a blizzard! It started snowing Friday evening and did not let up until very late[…]

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Resolutions + Projects

I must confess, for the first time in quite a few years, I did not make any New Year’s Resolutions. Why? Because I usually don’t keep them – or only keep half. I normally feel pretty good about that until my husband reminds me that half is only 50%, which is failing. So this year[…]

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Home Sweet Home

Hi friends – I’m back! If you follow me on Instagram @marylandequestrian, you probably figured out that I was on vacation last week. My husband and I started off in East Rutherford, New Jersey, at the Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean concert at Metlife Stadium. Later that night, we drove into Manhattan where we stayed[…]

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