The Polestar Farm Blog

Jump Academy #5

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Jump Academy

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Jump AcademyIts a new season, and a new opportunity for me to blog about cool things that I see on the cross country course. Letty, Moxee, Viki, Lanie and me … Continued

Enjoying the Frez

Every year that I take this spring trip, it is a little different. We have been to every conceivable combination of California events from March to April. This year, the plan was to do a derby at Fresno County Horse … Continued

Day 9, in which we find Walter Mitty

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureFinally, the weather officially turned for the worse and the balmy Icelandic holiday was over. We knew we had experienced the absolutely best of the late summer weather, and … Continued

Day 6 of Iceland bike tour

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureThe next morning we decided that we had to head into town and try to find a Laundromat to de-stink our biking clothes. Living in America, you could make … Continued

Day 5

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureInevitably, when someone learned that I was going to Iceland they would ask, “Are you going to ride the horses?”  And I would emphatically say NO!!! Absolutely not! I … Continued

Day 4

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureWe loved the stark landscape with the burrowing sheep so much that we decided to camp there for the night. The F road seemed to be one of the … Continued

Day 3

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureWe woke up in Thingvallavatn (I hope that you clicked on the photo of our ride around the lake in the Day 2 blog to see how that is … Continued

Day 2

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureLet me first answer the question: Why Iceland? My first year of college was at Smith College in Northampton, MA. Totally separate story, but despite how much fun I … Continued

Day 1

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Iceland Adventure

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Iceland AdventureDay 1 Letty dropped us off at SeaTac and we all stood in amazement at the magnitude of the stuff we were bringing. Four bike boxes take up two … Continued