Saturday, March 1, 2008

Good Old Days

A while ago, I was tagged by Julian, the Transylvanian Horseman to play a game of old photo tag. I haven't been able to dig out the photos or find a scanner until yesterday. So, here's my trip down Memory Lane:

This is a photo of me in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico when I was 18. It was the first time I had ever ridden a horse on the beach. I don't know if you can see, but I'm wearing 2 inch wedged sandals. I was so anxious to ride that I didn't care what happened to my toes.






Here I am in the Greek Islands, appreciating the comfort of their magnificent architecture. I was in my mid-20's, exploring the world.





This is a photo my husband took of me in the San Jacinto Mountains overlooking the California desert. I love the desert, especially in the Spring. I was in my mid-thirties, just beginning to let go of all that ambition and learn about what really counts in this world.



Here's what is really most important. My husband, my daughter, my mom, my stepson, my dog, my horses - In the end, it's how you love that counts.

12 comments:

Grey Horse Matters said...

Great pictures! I'm sure they all bring back great memories.

Farm Girl said...

"In the end, it is how you love that counts". That is beautiful and says it all. Thank you. So true.

jdp said...

Great post to remind us all of what's important. I really enjoy your blog and your unique perspective on things.

billie said...

Such fun photos! It's good when you have all the ones you love right there with you, isn't it?

ranchette said...

That's a great reminder. Very well said.

Rising Rainbow said...

yes, I'm with you for sure on this one. Love is the important thing.

Callie said...

Great old photos.........It's kind of fun to play this game as I found it brought back pretty neat memories.......Great post!

Bill Evertson said...

This post really brought back some great memories on what is important in life. Thanks so much for your insights.

Heidi the Hick said...

What a sweet looking family!

(Nice boots!)

Strawberry Lane said...

What wonderful photographs!

And the best of all ... the one of you surrounded by those you love.

Ewa said...

Hi Victoria,
I loved the picture on the beach and your mentions of shoes - we forget things when getting excited, right?
Your family looks very lovely :)
thanks for sharing,

Ishtar said...

I loved the picture from the beach in Mexico! Fantastic.