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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Book Review: Portrait of a Rider

I’d been looking for Vicky Moon’s coffee table book, The Private Passion of Jackie Kennedy Onasis: Portrait of a Rider, for quite some time. It was always too expensive, but I was recently able to find one relatively cheap on ebay. (Others are now, finally, similarly priced on Amazon). Please believe me when I say[…]

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2015 New Year’s Resolutions

Here we go! Below are my resolutions for 2015: 1. To publish my novel Enough is enough. FINISH IT LAURIE! Stop torturing yourself and do it! 2. To finish reading all my unfinished books Okay – I need a little more structure here as I have quite a few I’ve started and couldn’t get through.[…]

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Verb(ing) – III

Reading You know, sometimes a girl needs to take a break from those serious drama-y books and enjoy a little romance. Equestrian romance, you say? Even better. I just finished Natalie Keller Reinert’s “The Honorable Nobody,” which is Book 2 of 3 in her “Heroines on Horseback” series. The first was the alluring “Miss Spencer[…]

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Equestrian Summer Reading List 2014

Tis the season for summer reading lists. Below are my recommendations for multiple horsey reads, as well as a peek into what’s on my own list! My Recommendations Finding My Distance, Julia Wendell This is a memoir written by eventer Julia Wendell. I picked this up because her farm is about a half hour northwest[…]

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A Look at Resolutions

It’s that time of year again – time to make some resolutions! 2012 was the first year that I had actually written my resolutions down (and in this blog, no less), so it’s easy to look back and see if I’ve accomplished everything! Let’s review… Resolution #1: To have fun with Misty. Was this achieved?[…]

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