Trail Dogs

 A Tale of Adoption Little Dog’s Rhapsody in the Night

 He puts his cheek against mine

 and makes small, expressive sounds. 

And when I’m awake, or awake enough

 he turns upside down, his four paws

 in the air

 and his eyes dark and fervent.

 “Tell me you love me,” he says.

 “Tell me again.”

 Could…

Riding During Pregnancy

Along for The Ride, Reflections on Pregnancy It was early December and the sun was just peaking over the horizon of palm trees and wooden panel homes.  I rode my bike to work and wondered to myself, I would know right? The question loomed in the back of my mind all day while I taught,…

The Journey Begins

Welcome to Trail Rider Mama! Growing up I’ve always loved the outdoors, hiking, climbing trees and getting dirty. As an adult I got into dirt bikes and mountain biking as a way to further explore our natural surrounding. When I found out that I was pregnant with our first daughter, I knew my life was…