Kicking On

As many of you know, I published my first novel, Where the Bluegrass Grows, back in March of 2016. Since then, I have been working on my semi-sequel, and I’m happy to announce that it is almost complete! The first draft itself is done as is review/edit #1. I need to go through and review[…]

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Verb(ing) – XVI

Reading I’m enjoying two horse books at the moment – no surprise there. The first is American Pharoah by Joe Drape. I’m about halfway through and would definitely recommend it. I love learning the back story and behind the scenes of our 12th Triple Crown winner!   I also just started The Sport of Kings[…]

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Horse Country Saddlery

Earlier this year, I had a friend send me a snapchat of some awesome equestrian home décor. I wrote back immediately, and the exchange looked like this: Me: Where are you? Friend: Horse Country in Warrenton Me: Huh, never heard of it. Friend: What?! YOU of ALL people have never heard of it? Yikes! So[…]

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2016 Equestrian Summer Reading List

There’s nothing I love more than a good Summer Reading List – hope you do too!! As always, I have a bunch of books in queue – some I’ve just finished, some in line to be read next. Below are a handful on my list; I probably won’t get through all of them this summer,[…]

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Verb(ing) – XIII

Reading Right now I’m reading George Morris’ autobiography, Unrelenting. I’m only a few chapters in, but already I’m enjoying it – it’s classic George!   Writing I’m SO happy to have finally published my first novel, Where the Bluegrass Grows! What’s interesting is that I started working on its kind-of sequel a year ago, during[…]

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A Literary Update

Remember 5,000 years ago when I told you all that I was in the final editing phase with my first novel? I know – I barely remember it either. But, finally, I have some great news to share! I have, after what has felt like centuries, finished editing this wretched beast my first book! I[…]

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Equestrian Romance

I’ve been a fan of author Natalie Keller Reinert’s since I read her first novel, The Head and Not the Heart, and I’ve since picked up the majority of her other books. (Ambition and Turning for Home are on my Kindle waiting for me to hurry up and read them already!). Over the winter, I[…]

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Book Review: Star of Shadowbrook Farm

I’m going to get a little sentimental with this post. I know I don’t normally review pre-teen/teen reads, but I wanted to devote an entry to my all-time favorite childhood book. As a kid, of course, many horse books lined my shelves (Misty of Chincoteague, the Billy and Blaze series (a post on that later),[…]

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