Watercolors fascinate me. I hope to learn how to use them. I’ve played around with them the past couple of years, but nothing serious. This fall I found the most beautiful leaf I have ever seen. It looked like this: Simply gorgeous. The leaf had all the colors of fall in it; look at the […]


Thanksgiving day was filled with family and food. It was really nice to see some of my extended family who I don’t get to see as often. Best of all I got to spend most of the day with this chick: We had a lovely meal that was prepared by a lot of different people. […]

Ever So Lovely

I made it home for Thanksgiving break just in time to run into the house and begin to get Karleigh ready for her fourth Ever So Lovely Pageant.  The year after I graduated, my high school began a pageant for special needs girls. Karleigh and the other girls look forward to it all year. All […]

Handmade Cards Warm the Heart :)

In this age of digital communication, a good handmade card with a heart-felt message is the perfect anecdote to our media driven blues.  I am a strong advocate of handmade cards.  I think that they are appropriate for all occasions, from birthdays to weddings to “congratulations on loosing your first tooth” to baby showers to […]