Thursday August 12 2010
From show biz and stage, to sand and sage, manes and tails, in a day.
"Are you glad to be leaving?" one of the actors, Dion, asked me before our last show in St Paul last night.
"I'm usually pretty happy wherever I am," I said.
"Ah, you take your happiness with you," he said.
I love working in theatre - the magic, the music, the people, the technical digital sound work, the big city, the odd hours. It's amusing - living in a hotel in air conditioning, working indoors in the dark, living and breathing art.
And I love Owyhee - the desert, the mountains, the dust, the fresh air, the horses, the riding, screech owls and crickets at night, getting dirty, smelling the sage, hugging Stormy's neck, living and breathing horses.
And oh, do I love my horse.