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August 20, 2014

Horse Show Mom Vs. Mom That Horse Shows

Like any great outfit that begins with a fabulous pair of new shoes, my son’s leadline “debut” began with the purchase of a fabulous bowtie. Neither the bowtie nor leadline would have seemed like good ideas but for the two (maybe three?) martinis that preceded them.  

I did learn this: A mom that horse shows does not a “Horse Show Mom” make. I don’t know how the pony moms do it. Never mind the financials, I mean the nerves.

June 19, 2014

Devon Is An Adjective

I'm not a hero. I'm not a Superwoman. I’m a lawyer, a mom, and a rider. And not necessarily in that order.

Lawyer simply means I went to school for a long time, took a lot of tests, and have eight extra letters after my name (do not ask me in what order they go). It means my work life ticks by in six-minute increments that must add up to 2,300 hours each December.

May 31, 2014

The Dixon Oval Is A Mythical Place

Like the college t-shirt that lauds, “This is a football town with a college problem,” I am an amateur rider with a work problem.

Work-life balance is a challenge every day, but this week is a particular challenge: It’s Devon week.