I’ve said it so many times I’m afraid I’ll sound like a broken record. Then again, it’s probably not possible to overstate how nice it is when readers reach out and tell me a bit about themselves and their lives.
A while ago, I got an email from a fifteen-year-old reader in Luxembourg! I never dreamed I had a readership in Luxembourg, so hearing from Pauline was fantastic.
Pauline told me she lives in Luxembourg City. Her parents are French, and she speaks four languages – French, German, English, and Luxembourgish. She was careful to tell me her English isn’t fluent, but all our correspondence was in English, and her English is much better than my French, which is only my second language!
Not surprisingly, Pauline is a rider. She first sat on a horse when she was six, rode in her first show at age 11, and now half-leases a horse named Ravel with another rider. As you can see from the pictures Pauline sent me, Ravel is a complete doll:
Pauline and Ravel like doing dressage. They ride at a stable called Kandel Freres, and Pauline can ride her bike there in good weather. It looks like such a nice stable!
The reason Pauline reached out is that she wanted to do a presentation on me and Appaloosa Summer for her English class. So cool …
After we exchanged information, Pauline sent me the presentation she put together and gave me permission to share it on my blog.
I was really impressed. Please feel free to view it using the link below.
Here’s a screen shot of the first page of Pauline’s presentation – I even love the font she used:
It’s so much fun to see how different people live, and read, and ride all over the world. I really want to thank Pauline for giving me a glimpse into her life, and I wish her and Ravel all the best in their upcoming dressage competitions.
I’d love to hear from any other readers who’d like to share their stories!