HILLSBURGH – It wasn’t the result she hoped for, but Holly Jacks and her British sport horse, Candy King did their country and community proud last weekend, competing in the Federation Equestre Internationale World Championships Eventing in Pratoni del Vivaro, Italy.
I was late to work on Monday because I was attending the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. I am glad I made time to pay my respects. And yes, I wore black to work.
There is a superstition that if you kill a spider, it will rain that day. This begs the question, what if you spare them?
Exhale. Week one of the school term is almost over. I remember the anxiety of this week like it was yesterday. It was yesterday.
Do not lament the end of summer. Don’t even start. I get this last week to bask in the glow of…
Monday morning was rough but I’m not complaining. Three days of Riverfest Elora was exactly what I needed to find that essential piece of myself that got buried during the pandemic.
It was my fault. I was careless.
When the Carpenter and I first arrived in Wellington County 21 years ago, we settled in Fergus. The only thing we knew about that town was that it was home to the Fergus Scottish Festival and Highland Games. That event was famous.
Sometimes, I am a great life partner. Sometimes, I am a brat. This weekend, I intend to be both, because it’s my best friend’s birthday.
August is now the busiest month of the year on our fridge calendar, and I’m excited for it all. Bring it, August. I’m ready.
I’m back from a week’s vacation and I’d like to tell you it was full of fun and adventure, but the truth is, it wasn’t.