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Walter’s Wisdoms – Part 1

By Trina | January 13, 2021

What comes easy, won’t last.What lasts, won’t come easy. Pops was always right. I sure do miss him and his quiet ways. He would watch me work horses for hours. And on frustrating days, he’d say “There’s always tomorrow kid”. He taught me….. no, he showed me through his life, his honesty, his loyalty and love of the…

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Herd of horses

The First Change

By Trina | January 10, 2021

Sometimes it’s hard to not let the behavior of others destroy our inner peace. But you will never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart. Sometimes our hearts get covered up by the grease and grime of the world. And the nay sayers build cobwebs, making it most difficult for the mind to feel…

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Horses running on an open field during a sunset

Tummy Ache

By Trina | September 29, 2020

A friend asked me last week; what has been the good of 2020 for me personally? I quickly laughed and said I’ve been testing out retirement a lot lately! It’s pretty nice  But I’ve been pondering that question a lot: you know that tummy ache or uneasy feeling sometimes when you meet someone but you…

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Sunday Soup and Thoughts…

By Trina | September 6, 2020

Good morning! It’s Sunday and I’ve gone for my walk, finished the morning chores, working on laundry, cleaning the house and just made a cool cauliflower and tomato soup! But here is what is weighing on my mind… I am always interested in books or guides to personal improvement, business improvement, marketing improvement! And it…

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45 minutes to a fabulous Canadian dessert!

By Trina | August 29, 2017

This is a Flapper Pie… my Pops loves them – after breakfast he asks if I remember the recipe (as he made them all the time when we were little)… he forgets I have google! We decide to time it… as I said this would be a good idea for the blog… So here’s your…

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Solo Mission

By Trina | August 18, 2017

We can’t measure our goodness by what we don’t do…by what we deny ourselves, what we resist and who we exclude… We must measure our goodness by what we embrace and create and who we include… 32 riders and a few extra husbands and friends hanging out, no one was left behind… Each day we worked on…

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Be Happy, Get Happy

By Trina | February 5, 2016

So in life we are always given a choice — we may not enjoy the consequences but we are given the choice…. And I try extremely hard to use the power of positive thinking — A few pointers I have learned and work at daily — and sometimes fail horribly! Learn to not have an…

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Dad… AKA… Grizzly Adams

By Trina | January 27, 2016

So I start my blog which is a day late — trying to put into words the appreciation I have for so many things! Maybe I’ll get started with thanking Jennifer Denison for asking me if I wanted to tell a story for Western Horseman — It’s pretty dang neat to see your name in…

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With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility…

By Trina | January 19, 2016

“I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.” ― Maya Angelou Whenever we start out at anything — we make mistakes… we fall… as we learn… we grow… as we grow… we gain confidence… and as we gain confidence we can split and either stay humble…

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Personal Vision through a Caramel Latte

By Trina | January 14, 2016

So — on this windy day in Wyoming – i woke up at 4 AM to drive the hubby to Denver, witnessed a beautiful sunrise, Denver in rush hour and then back to Cheyenne for a Thrive Local with some great friends!… With a little time to spare — I figure I’ll tap into some…

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