Author Archives: The Grove at Five Points

To Coby

Albert Einstein once said the only source of knowledge is experience. Smart guy. Coby gave me the experience of a lifetime. He did more than just show me the ropes over the big stuff; he taught me about life, about patience, about finding another answer instead of staring at the obvious. He gave me roots […]

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Lucinda Green Clinic

What do you get when you combine equal parts grit, experience, entertainment, knowledge and a fantastic accent? A smashing good eventing clinic with Lucinda Green, that’s what. I’ve been craving a Hungry-Man meal of learning and this was a delicious dish. Add a heaping scoop of fabulous North Carolina weather, perfect footing,  good company, and […]

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Be the Duck

Life is so sneaky. Sneaky like when your little brother tapes the sink sprayer so it blasts your face when you turned the water on. Sneaky like when you run over a tiny nail; not a big enough hole to notice, but just big enough to let the air escape over the next 10 miles […]

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The Ups, Downs, and Sideways . . .

Southern Pines Horse Trials were last weekend and little Mr. Otie made his big debut! He was wide eyed and full of questions: “Mom, mom, mom? Mommy, mom. Momma. Maaaaa?!?”  Yes, Otie? “What’s a Start.Box?”   He was very brave and went around his first cross country course like a little boy in the circus funhouse […]

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