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"To an optimist, taking a step backwards after taking a step forward is not a disaster, it's more like a Cha-Cha."
Seems like a great way to describe our progress, two steps forward, one step back. Sometimes two steps back.…
Posted on September 28, 2015 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment
I've written a bit about lightness before, but "lightness" seems to be a potent trigger word that creates great emotionally charged discussion all over the 'net. Everyone seems to agree it is a Good Thing (TM) but no one can explain exactly what is meant or how to achieve it.
So this short post covers a simple, specific exercise I've found…
Posted on May 27, 2015 at 2:30pm
I finally found a couple of free evenings and finished a sword-holder and stirrup lance-bucket, so I can now strap my repro 1908 British Cavalry Sabre onto my repro 1912 UP saddle and re-introduced Oakley to the sport of tent-pegging.
Last time we did this was over 2 years ago, and he was... skittish. He got terribly upset at the sound of the sword drawn from the scabbard, he was nervous about the sight of a drawn sabre, tried to escape from the waving pennant on the lance, and did…Continue
Posted on February 6, 2015 at 9:43pm — 1 Comment