Made a color wheel with watercolors for the first time ever. I had art books when I was a kid–lots of them, actually–but never an art class. It was only after college that I decided to make a concerted effort to get better at drawing. My first move was to buy a coffee table book… Continue reading Watercolors
Midas is a foxhunter. Though, he hasn’t gone much in the past 4 years. The hunt he typically goes out with isn’t really a break-neck crazy crew. They jump teeny logs at a run through the woods, sure, but if they come up to anything remotely serious they stop and going over one at a… Continue reading What is it about fences?
Note: This post originally appeared 8/16/2012 on my other blog. This brings us to The Dark Knight Rises. Spoiler Alert. Just in case you still haven’t seen the movie. Though, it’s been out so long that all plot points are fair game. A perceptive youtuber made this Batman trilogy supertrailer with a voiceover from the… Continue reading The Dark Knight Rises
Midas has this annoying little habit of yanking on the reins when he’s standing. He’s done it as long as I’ve known him, and it’s pretty much never been a priority for me to deal with. First lesson was don’t move your feet without permission. There were days when it was 10-15 minutes before I… Continue reading Chomping
via Note: This post originally appeared August 1, 2012 on my other blog. Four years ago, when they were promoting The Dark Knight, I decided that I probably didn’t want to see it because I didn’t want to see the Joker. The Joker is one of the best Batman villains, and my favorite Joker of… Continue reading The Dark Knight
Note: This post originally appeared 7/27/12 on my other blog. I’ve been trying to organize all my thoughts about the Batman trilogy into a post. Once I got thinking about it, there got to be a lot of thoughts. I originally thought that I’d just put it up in one massive post and you could… Continue reading Batman Begins
Scientists are studying equine social behavior, now. No horse person is surprised, but they keep finding out that horses are insanely smart, learn body language, words, and problem solving skills. Some horses definitely have more problem solving skills than others. I can’t wait for them to do a study comparing horses, ponies, donkeys and mules.… Continue reading Science and the horse