THE QUESTION OF THE MONTH IS VACATIONING
HOWEVER, ALL THE PAST QUESTIONS OF THE MONTH–NEARLY 100 OF THEM– AND BILL’S ANSWERS AWAIT IF YOU CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE QOTM ARCHIVES.
BILL’s On-Line Store — STORECRAZY — is here to provide you with items that Dover and John Nunn can’t offer. Here’s a quick sample.
CLICK HERE to find many more items you won’t want to live without!
Our new Associate Editor, Sidd Finch, penned this alternative biographical sketch of Bill for the Dallas Dressage Club newsletter publicizing a clinic he did for that group:
Bill Woods (not his real name) comes to the Dallas area several times a year. He and his wife, Onyx, are members of the Federal Dressage Witness Protection Program; thus, their true place of residence is unknown. Both train and compete most of the year in central Florida, often in disguise.
Bill has been teaching in Texas since the mid ‘80s, having been brought here by Lisa Brown. They had met in New Hampshire some years before, drawn together by a mutual love of hybrid roses which they tended on summer afternoons at the institution.
Remember Reiner Klimke and Ahlerich in the victory lap after their gold medal win at the ’84 LA Olympics? All those 76 one tempis in a row? Well, for old time’s sake, click here for the instant replay!
The Horse Protection Association of Florida needs your help!
HPAF receives no state or federal funding and exists only through donations. The amount of neglected horses and horses whose owners can no longer afford to feed them has exploded recently and your donations make it possible for HPAF to continue the work of protecting and saving horses.
“LINT IS A SHELL’S BEST FRIEND”
CLICK HERE TO LEARN WHY
Quote of the Month
“We are all time travelers — just the really dull kind — ones plodding through the 4th dimension one pathetic second at a time.”
(Robert Smith on NPR’s Talk of the Nation)
Quote of All Time
“The bad news is you’re falling through the air, nothing to hang onto, no parachute. The good news is there’s no ground.”
Have you been to “Show Bill” yet?
Click to view an important cultural icon: “Bambi Meets Godzilla”
LIFE GETTING YOU DOWN?
THIS, TOO, SHALL PASS
CLICK HERE FOR RELIEF
An audio treat for your dining and dancing pleasure? CLICK HERE
FEAST YOUR EYES ON THIS — A FANCIFUL VIDEO MONTAGE TO LEONARD COHEN’S “DANCE ME TO THE END OF LOVE.” The tango sequence is from the 1992 film Scent of a Woman.
For the One Minute Version
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Below: To imprint in your mind. Harmony in the person of Col. Kurd Albrecht von Ziegner. His mount unknown.
Carl Sagan speaks of The Pale Blue Dot. Please click below and watch this!
Mark your calendars! On Monday, August 21, 2017, the continental U.S. will experience its first total eclipse of the sun since the one Carly Simon wrote about in March of 1970. As the date approaches, you’ll see more here (and most likely EVERYwhere) about the actual path of totality. In the meantime, if you booked a hotel in Nashville, TN, you wouldn’t be going wrong.
TUNY, the French Bulldog, has agreed to assume BRUCE’S role as the official Safety Coordinator of this website. If, as you’re reading, she issues the “Duck and Cover” instruction, please climb under your desk and assume the position until she issues her All Clear announcement.