In the Night Farm…Your Ride is Here.

Riding Aside

While Consolation rested on Day 4 of the Owyhee Canyonlands Pioneer, Ironman and I compiled this directory of Things to Do When You’re Not Riding:

1. The dishes.

2. Climb a big hill…

3. …and do Zorro impressions.

4. Or, visit a ghost town…

5. …with a white church…
(a very photogenic white church)

6. …and an old outhouse. Sorry — tours by appointment only.

7. Start your Christmas shopping.

8. Or play in an old loading chute.

9. Back at camp, pour a bit of whiskey. Play cribbage. And ponder the familiar question: Should we ride the 50 tomorrow? It’s our last chance! Shall we try it? Ponder…

10. …and, finally, reach a decision.
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9 responses

  1. Ha! You tease!

    October 16, 2009 at 3:30 pm

  2. LOL That was special for you, Jackie! 😉

    October 16, 2009 at 3:33 pm

  3. Sounds like so much fun! If you lived closer, I'd tag along as your right hand girl….how was the ghost town? I love visiting those kinds of places.

    October 16, 2009 at 5:44 pm

  4. Fun post and great photos…that church was very photogenic! So, when do we get the rest of the story?

    October 16, 2009 at 5:49 pm

  5. I have never seen a sign like that last photo. That is something else! I agree with Jackie – just hang that carrot out there! 🙂

    October 16, 2009 at 8:36 pm

  6. I've been reading through your blog. You have a knack for telling the story. I had stumbled across your blog when you had the accident with the dog & must have missed it on my bookmarks & enjoyed catching up.I've enjoyed the last few entries of your recent rides. What an accomplishment. Congrats!Very kind & touching post about your friend's mare. Anxious to read the rest of the story. Won't forget the bookmark now.

    October 17, 2009 at 12:51 am

  7. Well? Don't make us wait too long!

    October 17, 2009 at 2:56 am

  8. Can't wait to hear how she did in the 50…she has definitely earned her chance to try.

    October 17, 2009 at 6:51 pm

  9. Jon

    Oh GEEZ!! The anticipation, the wondering, the anxiety . . . did you??? Did you?Do you now have your own personal Idaho hovercraft or not?? C'mon Tam! Fess!

    October 18, 2009 at 7:47 pm

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