Mardi Gras Party!

Meet Jenna, Jarret, and Pat….the cooks of our Mardi Gras Feast! We celebrated our 2nd annual feast a little late this year, but it sure was good!! Jarret is is originally from Louisiana and did most…okay, all of the cooking! Read more…

Signs of life

On this day of my birth I am giving thanks for the many blessings in my life. My husband, my children, Tara, Seamus, Sara & E, my family, my dear friends, for the warmth of the sun and all the twinkling stars that light up the night, and of course, our lovable dog. With a […] Read more…

Sunday

The sun is shining today (doing the happy dance)! Deacon is running through the snow with his nose down with his buddy Mogley. Read more…

Sunday afternoon

The snowstorm has come, the ground is still covered, but what a treat–I opened the front door to a tree full of robins! I think we are getting closer to Spring!! Read more…

The Latest Winter Storm

More snow falling. Just what we needed – ha! Our youngest son, his girlfriend, and her daughter are traveling from Colorado in snow, fog, ice and wind. It was a long and white-knuckled ride for them. But, they made it safely–thank you Lord–and so began our weekend. The snow fell Saturday again. It was pretty […] Read more…

Cabin Fever

It is February 25, 2014…and it is minus fifteen degrees with 6″ of fresh new snow! Aarrgggh! Will it never end? After 6 solid months of snow piled on the ground…ice…wind…and sub zero temperatures,  I am throwing up my hands in surrender! I thought winter would be easier if it just came and stayed until […] Read more…

The Rose

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today. Dale Carnegie Read more…

Fall in the Tetons

“The mountain has left me feeling renewed, more content and positive than I’ve been for weeks, as if something has been given back after a long absence, as if my eyes have opened once again. For this time at least, I’ve let myself be rooted in the unshakable sanity of the senses, spared my mind […] Read more…

Silver Back Grizzly Bear

I couldn’t believe our luck coming across this Silver Back Grizzly in the meadow in Yellowstone Park! Oh, how I was wishing I had a longer lens! It would have made for a better picture and I would have felt more comfortable since he was moving towards us. The last time I saw a bear […] Read more…

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