This promises to be an interesting, busy, and fun weekend. There WILL be pictures. There WILL be some motorcycle riding (Good Lord willing, of course). I'm not sure if I will be updating this evening, but stay tuned.
Yesterday I took two Vicodins and headed into the sunset on Blue (OK, OK, it was 3 P.M., but by the time I got back it was sunset!). Poor boy, I'll bet he's going to be glad when those pills are gone. I went to visit Bud, the husband of the lady we recently visited in the rest home. Yep, Blue carried me over fields and gravel roads for more than five miles one way, and I talked to our old friend for awhile. When I got home, the two oldest grandchildren were waiting and worrying; I'd been gone so long, they thought maybe something had happened to me. I reminded them that I do carry a cell phone with me when I ride, so there's no need in worrying; just call! Which my daughter did at one point in my ride, and I fumbled the phone and dropped it on the road. As luck would have it, there were some pretty tall banks on each side of the road there, which gave me a boost getting back on Blue.
Today I'm thankful for these autumn days, which are absolutely perfect here in Missouri. And I'm doubly thankful for a horse who carries me gently and safely across the miles without protest.
Now playing: Kasey Chambers - Last Hard Bible