Rocky Mountain Shopping…No Hiking Boots Needed.

Have you Experienced Durango, Colorado? As a Forever Beach Lover, I’m not a big Mountain Aficionado, but Durango is Breathtakingly Beautiful. Durango is a tiny city in the Rocky Mountains of Southwest Colorado on the New Mexico Border.   A Hop, Skip and Jump for Us.  The Animas River and the Durango and Silverton Narrow […]

Over the River and Through the Woods…

Colorado-bound.  Traveling to Visit Family for Thanksgiving. Our First Venture of 2017 after the Craziness of Hospitals and Infusions and Home Nurse Visits. We Have So Much to be Thankful For. I know this Post is Late.  Very Late.  I’m Tired.  Work is Stressful and Busy. The Girls have School and Ballet.  Mr. Doodle has […]

A Time for Thanksgiving

The Holidays and Hallmark.  Wow. When I was a Kid, My All-Time Favorite Career Goal was to be a Card Designer for Hallmark. Or Work at Disney.  No, it was definitely Hallmark. This was Way, Way Before the Hallmark Channel and these Crazy Hallmark Christmas Movies.   I Sat Down One Night after a Very […]

Say It With Your Vote

Enough Wringing of Hands and Gnashing of Teeth. Election Day.  Vote.  It’s That Simple. In this City, We Have a Mayoral Race.  From a Sea of 8 Candidates…2 Remain. This is a Run Off Election. I Found the Polling Place. Voting is in an Ancient Building Now Used to Archive City Records. The Building Looks […]

Guy Fawkes…American-Style

Remember, Remember the 5th of November. England.  1605.  13 young men planned to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Among them was Guy Fawkes…Britain’s most notorious traitor. A Snippet of British History After Queen Elizabeth I died in 1603, English Catholics who had been persecuted under her rule had hoped that her successor, James I, […]

I’d Love to Draw You

3 Minutes. Take a Seat. Look at Me. I Always Begin with the Eyes. Windows to the Soul. If I Get the Eyes, I Capture the Whole Person. In Black Marker on White Paper. Colored Markers for the Zing. Done. Next. And So It Went. 4 Hours.  Non-Stop. A School Fundraiser.  The Fall Festival. Drawing […]

Pumpkin Carving Fails with Candle Flame Magic

Ahhh…the Classic Jack-O-Lantern.  Fun.  But Not for Us. We’re Going All Avant-Garde this Year. And We Have Great Inspiration. Hello Pumpkin Carving Masterpieces! Our Inspirations… A Country Living Magazine Pumpkin Wood Stove.  Love the Orange Glow and Stacked Wood. A Country Living Magazine Pumpkin House.  Bark Door and Roof.   Cotton Puff Smoke.  Cozy. And […]

Sage Advice for a New Teen Driver

This is a Sponsored Post.  All Words are My Own. Can it be Possible? Wasn’t I Just Buckling Her Into a Car Seat? Positioning Her Directly Behind the Driver Seat Where I can Watch Her Every Move. So She Would Always be Safe. A Properly Installed Car Seat is Key to Your Child’s Safety and […]

Tartan Whispers Autumn…Can You Hear It?

I’ve Loved Tartans Forever. Probably My Scottish Roots. Carrying the Name “Cameron”, I Suspect All that Dyed/Woven Crisscross Pattern is in My Blood. But No Matter.  I am Proud to Wear it. The Traditional Cameron Tartan is Red/Green/Yellow.  A Little Different and Fun. I Understand the Cameron Clan was anything but Fun.  They were Fierce […]

Shopping a Sexy Salvage Yard

A Remodeling House Project is in the Wind. The Back Door Entry and Laundry.  Just a Bit of a Nip and Tuck. Contemporary Rustic Design.  Maybe that’s Not a Thing.  But in My Head it is. Tin for the Walls.  A Barn Door for the Laundry Storage Closet. And since it is a High Traffic […]