I am on vacation this week. And the timing with weather has been excellent. We have gone from sweatshirt weather to a heat warning (honestly, June, are you drunk?). I always enjoy it when the weather turns warm because it allows me to be outside for the majority of the day.
I do enjoy this view
Normally I take this vacation to prepare for the first dressage show of the season. However, there are still no shows so it's more of staycation. But it will still include lots of riding. I'm really enjoying my rides these days. Every ride I can feel at least a small improvement. I'm also noticing a better awareness on my part when tension starts to creep into my seat.
Guinness always enjoys my time off. Now that it's really hot he's getting time at the lake. It's fun to watch him having so much fun.
Guinness: I never want to leave!
Otherwise he makes sure to supervise me. I really want to get the riding ring fence stained so it doesn't look horrid. It's hard with the heat so I do it in the morning. It will get done. Eventually.
Guinness: It's getting hot. Let's go to the lake!
It really doesn't matter to me what I do so much as it is to be able to relax and not worry about work stuff. Ed is away and so I feel a bit like a teenager left alone with the house. Except that there won't be a party, lol.
With the heat I have stopped throwing the ball for Guinness as much as he would like. It's hard because he will get heatstroke and I have to be careful. So the other day he took matters into his own hands. Note how he makes sure that I realize how sad he really is and how bad I should feel for my meanness.
I even have a lesson booked for later in the week that will be fun. I may or may not have done some on-line shopping.... How do you enjoy your vacation at home?
Carmen: you and I have different definitions of 'vacation'
ooh nice -- glad you're getting good weather, enjoy the downtime!! staycations are honestly kinda my favorite, and i'm eagerly awaiting my next chance for one hahaReplyDelete
I have plans to read and enjoy not being on zoom all day.Delete
My home vacation is spent tending to horses. When I’m on a faraway vacation, I worry, so not having to worry from afar, seems like a vacation. Enjoy yours! Our weather is perfect right now.ReplyDelete
I worry too. I do enjoy travel though. I just like it better when it’s a choice. 😁Delete
OMG! Guinness and the ball ramp!! Ive never seen something so hilarious AND sad!ReplyDelete
That is him to a T. I laughed so hard at him.Delete
I love spending my vacations like yours - just some time to enjoy where I live, puttering around the yard and with the horses.ReplyDelete
It’s nice to not be rushed.Delete
There is something special about staying home and just doing whatever you want! Guiness is soooo cute... :-)ReplyDelete
We have a heat wave here too - so sitting by the pool for a few minutes here and there would be top of my list.
With this weather a pool would be perfect.Delete
That's a smart dog!ReplyDelete
I'm retired so every day is a staycation!
I have a little time before I can retire. I’m looking forward to it.Delete
I don’t work anymore but there’s always plenty to do around the house and barn. Love Guinness and his playtime! So cute.ReplyDelete
He’s definitely cute. I do enjoy a smart dog.Delete
I'm a big fan of the staycation! Sounds like you're enjoying your time off! Poor neglected Guinness having to throw his own ball though... You better take him back to the lake to apologize! Lol!ReplyDelete
He agrees with you!Delete
I don't like dogs, in general, anymore, besides German Shepherds. Yours in particular. So send him first class to Germany if you ever must give him up. The GSDs here are amazing, so many good quality dogs, but so few sables!ReplyDelete
Lol, sorry you’ll have to come here and meet him.Delete
Sleep in (as much as possible) and enjoy your staycation <3ReplyDelete
I’m in bed until 7 every morning. Positively lazy!Delete
Vacation?? What's that?? :pReplyDelete
It’s this thing where you get to do what you want. You should try it!Delete