Found in mountain valleys, endless meadows and desolate deserts, these properties offer an authentic Wild West experience, complete with log cabins, cattle drives, guided horseback rides and cowboy-style cookouts.
It took me many bandwagons to understand that answers to my life are within and nowhere else.
Allowing my own light to shine is a practice I commit to every day. And I know the day I find a "shine your light" bandwagon, I'll totally take on the captain position.
We've done this in cities and countries all over the world. One week in Cabo, two weeks in Lima, four weeks in Nicaragua and five weeks in Buenos Aires. We've done it. And our kids are growing up to be better citizens of the world because we continue to do it.
It wasn't that we didn't know our daughter. It was that Only Child Week gave us a chance to bring her into sharp focus, without the distractions of work and school and French horn practice and babysitting commitments.
It's a blessing to get to watch these kids come week after week and master something they were struggling with the week previous or see the smiles on the parents' faces as their children go trotting around the arena.
I had wanted to take horseback riding lessons for a long while, however well meaning friends cautioned, 'You're in your 60s, for heaven sake. You could break your bones,' .......as if broken bones would be less convenient or less painful at a younger age.
Life is about learning our own limits as much as expanding them. It has been said that if you fail to prepare you are preparing for failure. I had epitomized that by buying a horse I did not have the experience or knowledge to safely ride.