Madeleine and Lozzan qualified for the Stockholm International Horse Show today. This is enormous. John Whitaker competes in this thing.
We sailed around some islands and caught a mackerel. It was a very cute fish with a sour expression on its face and skin that shone like an oil spill. No one bothered to kill it right and it was flopping around and I felt terrible for it so I stabbed it in the head.
Those are all people!! 66,000 people! There were some Springsteen tickets released this morning so I decided to go to Ullevi and see what it was like from my very terrible seat. It was hilarious and strange and sort of lonely. The music parts were triumphant, like Las Vegas or something, very American, in the opposite way that it was American in the beginning. I have not followed his career at...
While having lunch I saw a horse wandering by, alone, so I followed him and caught him. This is why it’s useful to wear a belt. Bruce Springsteen is playing in Göteborg tonight. Someone wrote an article recently about how the European Springsteen concert is totally unlike anything else and it is true. Half the people on the plane from Brussels were wearing his tour t-shirts, following him...
A giant storm! Then a plane to Sweden. Then islands and sailing and forests and horses and everything that is good.
In the absence of good newspapers we read Rosie DiManno articles and laugh.
At night the horses wear fly masks and when they all stick their heads out the stalls at the same time it looks like an alien colony.
Animal welfare group wants chuckwagon races stopped after Stampede horse deaths When I was a kid we drove to Wyoming and when to Cheyenne Frontier Days and it was really fucking sad to see what they did to those animals.
Some trees I saw today on the escarpment after swimming in an empty lake with dragonflies on top of the water and a hawk high up above. The bottom of the lake is full of boulders and canyons and there is a triangular piece of rock that sticks out of the water like a petrified shark.
This is what online harassment looks like Helen Lewis, New Statesman (July 2012) This is an article about harassment experienced by Anita Sarkeesian, a feminist media critic who I knew when we were so very young in California, during some of the best times.
Patting a sweet horse I ride. Diana under a waterfall we found today. We drank the water dripping down the moss. We climbed down a hill of rocks to a reservoir and swam with our dogs. Look at these pictures of Ontario from the National Archives.