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Disconnected

Having just completed  a 14-month-intentional-technology-purge in my home, I’m renewing my blog with a little reflection as I rejoin the modern world. Time No surprise here. Without TV or internet at home, my husband and I had more free time … Continue reading

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Divided Brain

I’ve been reading Iain McGilchrist’s The Divided Brain and the Search for Meaning: Why We Are So Unhappy . It’s an essay that not only helps us understand the scientific functioning of our brains, but the existence we experience because … Continue reading

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Dear Winter,

Last night it lingered at zero degrees. The horses’ whiskers are beaded in ice, their breath a ghostly whisper. The cold seeps further than the physical, freezing my willpower to go be outside, where I love to roam. Until I … Continue reading

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Dressage in the Snow

When I ride, I love to gallop and jump. But what to do in the snow? Snow requires walking gingerly; hooves fill up with balls of ice. So I decided to practice the one thing I hate: dressage. Every horse … Continue reading

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Landfill Harmonic

Video Description: Landfill Harmonic is an upcoming feature-length documentary about a remarkable musical orchestra in Paraguay, where the musicians play instruments made from trash. One reason I chose the theme of “Beauty and Utility” was to explore whether I could lead … Continue reading

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Good Fun Science

Reason why I love teaching #9: Kids make everything fun This demo really isn’t all that. With a better-bubble-blower I could momentarily explode the ceiling. But I love combustion regardless because the KIDS make it fun. They shout. They stand … Continue reading

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The Guardian

Horse body language is easy to read. There’s my horse Oki with his ears alert, standing tall,   watching for any possible threat. It’s fun to watch my horses in their free time, to see what scenarios trigger certain behaviors. … Continue reading

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