Born To Ride

I do declare I was literally born to ride. I was riding horses in my mom’s stomach while she was pregnant and she had me riding horses as soon as she could. Here I am 32 years old riding four wheelers with all three of my kids on the four wheeler with me (Yes, that includes Zeva.) She rides in her baby carrier with me on the four wheeler. We all have a blast. She loves it just as much as the boys do. She coos and smiles from ear to ear when she rides. So, it’s in my kids blood just as much as it is mine.

I’d rather ride than eat when I’m hungry or anything else that I may desire to do!! (That may be why I stayed little before!!) I ride for hours and hours on end with no desire to stop. I put 85,000 miles on my first vehicle just because I didn’t want to go home even though I missed Tripp with a passion. If I could have afforded to take Tripp to college with me, I would have done it in a heart beat. Of course, my mom never would have saw us much unless she went to Aiken. Of course, things probably would have been extremely different all the way around had he gone to Aiken with me. We can’t change the past though, but I definitely learned a lot.

I’m finding out just how much of a difference me getting out and riding is affecting me all the way around. Del must realize how much I was born to ride too since he encourages me to go and he doesn’t call or put any time limits on me riding. I do keep it to a minimum when Zeva is with us! I don’t want to go crazy with her being so young, but I also feel it doesn’t hurt her to get out and enjoy it too in a secure setting and slow and easy.

I just had to share that so you know that I haven’t forgotten about you all, but I’ve been enjoying the great outdoors while I can. I did walk two and a half miles today too with my dear friend and everyone else too. Even though I love to ride I did ensure that I did some physical exercise as well.

I LOVE this time of year and wish our weather stayed like this ALL the time. The seasons of life makes for interesting memories and life events too.

What were you born to do?




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I'm Crystal. I'm married to Dale, and mother to Johnny.Some might say that my life is perfect because I get to do all the cliché wife things like cooking, cleaning, and decorating - but there's more! I also have many hobbies including needlework (crochet), sewing, and reading. My son's education is important, so we homeschool him together.

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