Laughing with Evelyn – A New Year’s Eve Story

Four days in Oregon with our daughter and her boyfriend were filled with fun, delicious food, holiday cheer, late-night board games, movies, hugs, and plenty of rain. We had to say goodbye to the two of them, but not to the rain. We returned home to a rainy Phoenix. The rare rainy day in the …

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Ten Gifts I Gladly Give to You

If you are celebrating the season, your days have been packed with efforts of pleasing. In less than 100 hours, your hustle and consideration will be shared. Gifts will be exchanged, and you can finally collapse on a chair. Before you head out to tackle last-minute holiday tasks, I have but one favor to ask …

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‘Tis the Season for Tongue in Cheek

A holiday inspired poem is what I set out to write and sarcastic wit is what transpired. The final product, as you will see, is designed in the shape of a tree. Christmas Spirit highlighted down the left side - a feeling I hope this post helps to provide. This photo was taken in Bisbee, …

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Discovering the Great in the Outdoors

Our favorite recreational activity is spending time in the great outdoors. Finally reaching a sweet spot, we are now primed to head out and explore. My lover of parks and I perfecting what we pack in the car, before traveling north, south, east, or west. Discovering barely worn trails, both near and far, is always …

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