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The Fly: Trail Rides and Optometrists

| 8/6/2011 1:30:41 PM


Muck Boot Diva Headshot No, I am not trying out for the latest version of “The Fly”.

 This Diva was brought, kicking and screaming, to the eye doctor.

Visiting the eye doctor rates right up there with root canal – no one touches my eyes without severe procrastination on my part first.

But, the meeting was made mandatory after suffering from several recent ocular migraines. 

She poked, prodded, stuck mechanical things in my eyes, and forced me to look at bright lights while she stared into my brain.

Muck Boot Diva
8/9/2011 10:41:13 AM

Hey now -- gotta give the purple specs a try there Dave! Might like em'. I am sure they will show in my posts eventually -- the DIVA is really a work-a-holic in real life, so I actually have to GET there to pick them up!!!Have fun! MBD

Nebraska Dave
8/9/2011 10:09:11 AM

Diva, I just had my eyes tested last month. After the exam the doctor gave the comment of Hmmmmm. I asked what that meant and he replied, "Weird". Thinking the worst I asked for an explanation what weird meant. He explained that I had the early stages of cataracts but that my distance vision had improved to almost 20/20 from the last exam 3 years ago. I still need readers but don't need glasses to drive or to function most of the day. I'm thinking purple glasses would just not be my thing. I'm glad to see that you made it through your Rosie ride. I can tell that it's one of your joys in life. The horse fly mask is kind of weird looking. I'm guessing they don't mind much if it keeps those pesky flies off their face. May you have many more wonderful memories of riding. Have a great day.

Mountain Woman
8/8/2011 1:45:38 PM

Diva, Glad you got out on the trail. That's the place to be. I've finally found someone who like me has to have the stirrups on different notches for each leg :-) As to fly masks, my gang are decked out in pink "For The Cure" fly masks which do make a fashion statement. There are fly masks now with sunglasses sketched on so it looks as though the horse is wearing sun glasses. You did a fabulous job on your ride and here's to many more days of trail riding. Just wait until the beautiful fall.

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