Photo © 2021 Sasha Hoffman ~ Edited with Prisma app Chapter 19 At the end of March, Simone and I asked the barn owners if we could move Ryker to another pen. We needed to be able to work with our horses without the separation anxiety they experienced when one or the other was taken out of … Continue reading Fire-breathing dragon
My hopes for 2019 © 2021 Sasha Hoffman Chapter 17 At the beginning of 2019, I bought a little wall calendar. In January, I wrote at the top: My year of finding magic in the world & in my life - and making magic happen. Plant the seed, care for it, and it will grow. I … Continue reading My year of finding magic
Photo © 2021 Sasha Hoffman ~ edited with Prisma app Chapter 15 Fall was transitioning into winter, and Raven was growing in a thick winter coat. Her ribs had started filling in, and she was looking healthier. She had just settled into her big new pen a few days prior with her buddy Ryker in the … Continue reading Finding our way in the dark
Photo © 2021 Simone Sutherland-Keller ~ edited with Prisma app Chapter 11 Simone and I were on the hunt for a boarding stable. Raven had been in quarantine for over a month, and before we started her strangles testing, we needed to find a place for her to live when I finally got to bring her … Continue reading Where is home?
Photo © 2021 Sasha Hoffman ~ edited with Prisma app Chapter 2 - *trigger warning - self harm, alcoholism, depression* Over the next few months after leaving my call center job, I was struggling to find balance in my life. I was 34, unemployed for the first time in my life since I was 16, and … Continue reading A Titan among cats
Photo © 2021 Sasha Hoffman; edited with Prisma app Chapter 1 The year 2017 had been a rough one. I had started a job at a big auto insurance company as a call center rep; the job paid pretty well and was more than I'd ever made before. It carried its own price, though. After … Continue reading Desperate for peace