“Not to assume it’s impossible because you find it hard. But to recognize if it’s humanly possible, you can do it too.”
Marcus Aurelius’ – Meditations
I’ve spent my “down” time (non-horse show season) when the days are shorter, and the Midwest slowly becomes uninhabitable, studying the Stoic philosophers. The three major ancient Stoics are: Marcus Aurelius, Epictetus and Seneca.
Always Learning New Things: 7 Important Life Lessons
I’ve discovered deep in my heart, that I am
not a very good blogger. My entire life I’ve wanted to keep a diary or memoirs,
an insightful journal filled with wit. The problem is that I am rather boring
and lack the Sedaris kind of wit, so even though I wanted to keep a detailed
file of my experiences at Sport Horse Nationals, I found myself walking the
dogs, working the horses, enjoying the experience. Every day I stepped out of
our barn, looked at the grounds and thought, “Another beautiful day in Crete.”
And it was. And I was happy to be there. And I was grateful. So, I guess I had
a successful show.