Fashion Show

My daughter got these super sweet paper dolls from her grandma for her 9th birthday. My friend over at has posted some cute toy photos lately, so I had to copy her idea and give her a shout out! My daughter did this fashion show photo shoot: Besides being absolutely adorable, these paper dolls … Continue reading Fashion Show

Idaho Acrostic

I don’t know what to expect Do we really have to go? “An adventure” they tell me Hoping for the best Optimism is not my strength

California Acrostic

Can’t it be they way it was? Almost, but not quite Loving a place isn’t enough I wish it was Future —- unpredictable Or is it clear as day? Red flames and yellow-gray smoke make it hard to see clearly Never want to say goodbye Instead I’ll say Au revoir…

For the Win…

A lovely lady at Sam’s Club just said to me, “ I love your hair color, where do you get it done?” I’m marking this down as the best compliment ever because I’m letting my hair gray naturally. In the past few months, I’ve been offered the “Senior Discount” and mistaken for my kids’ grandmother … Continue reading For the Win…

Sequoia National Park – California

To conclude our weekend getaway to Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks we spent about half a day visiting General Sherman, the biggest tree in the world (by volume). Thanks to the nice family behind us in line for taking our photo! We enjoyed some rock scrambling, gawking at the trees, and the kids took … Continue reading Sequoia National Park – California