When I Ride…

In the land of Georgia O’Keeffe…

I can understand why so many southwestern artists live in this land of red rocks and yellow soil. It is the inspiration for the late Georgia O’Keefe, an artist I have been fascinated with since I was a little girl.

This is her painting, Black Mesa Landscape, done in 1930. I might have driven right past this spot today.
Tierra Amarilla

Tierra Amarilla

I had a gorgeous trip from Ojo Caliente through this awesome country…

Red Rocks

Red Rocks

was washed clean by a thunderstorm that barreled its way up the valley to Abiquiu and rolled over Chama…

Chama, New Mexico

Chama, New Mexico

melting into which it came...

melting into which it came…

Finally entering the San Juan National Forest, Durango and La Plata…

old steep roofed barn

old steep roofed barn

and rolled to a rest in the farming community of Dove Creek, Colorado. Wheat, pinto beans, sunflowers…

IMG_7311The dogs barked at me when I got out of the car. The dogs I spent a month with, last year…those big sillies. But it wasn’t long and I was throwing the ball and all was well. Robbie was just finishing feeding and we hugged like sisters. She and Codi and I sat down to a light meal and discussed the client’s session that will be happening tomorrow. No time to waste!

I’m super excited and ready to get down to business. Ready to quit driving for a while and work with a new weanling, Maverick, and the rest of the herd. This is the introduction to my month here at Buffalo Woman Ranch. A place where horses co-facilitate the emotional healing clients come here to experience. The Epona Method…

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15 thoughts on “In the land of Georgia O’Keeffe…

  1. I will follow your posts with interest. I met Linda Kohanov a few years ago when she came to the Toronto area for a weekend symposium I helped to organize. She and Chris Irwin in the same arena sharing their incredible knowledge. My life changed that year. Amazing stuff. … I would love to do what you are doing. Have a wonderful experience.

  2. I love the pictures! Makes me feel like I am on the road with you. Wish I was.
    I know you will have a great time on learning. The women who own the ranch and the guests are blessed to have you.
    Missing you

  3. Molly Burnette on said:

    This is wonderful Lissa – thank you for sharing your drive across New Mexico!
    I love you

    • Thank you. It was a great drive and I love this sacred and spiritual place. I’ve asked God to use me in my daily prayer. I know He does

      On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 9:29 AM, When I Ride…

  4. Te sigo en estos post maravillosos, mucha energía se percibe…

  5. A back roads drive, very nice. It’s so much better than the interstate.

  6. Lissa- Have a wonderful time this year so you can share what you have learned!

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