Monthly Archives: May 2011

Weekly Photo Challenge: Water

I’ve spent the last five days in Southern California, driving from Northern Cal to Southern Cal last Thursday for a little getaway. My photos  for this week’s challenge, water, must start with how Southern Cal get’s a lot of it’s … Continue reading

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Blast Off

I’m up early to enjoy a leisurely cup of coffee before the husband gets up, and we prepare to take our leave. We’ll be driving down to Orange County, Ca today, and that will have us on Hwy 5 south for some six … Continue reading

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It’s Time

I’m hanging on by a thread. It’s been three months since our last getaway, and three months is just about my limit. I always know when it’s getting to be time to take a few days off when I want to … Continue reading

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Swinging In The Sunshine

I pass by our neighborhood community park, either driving or walking, on an almost daily basis. I’ve never entered in to the “kid zone” until yesterday with my soon to be eight year old grandson. We ditched left his dad, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Tiny

My tiny familia Tiny mom telling everyone it’s time to wake up. Tiny mom says “I SAID TO WAKE UP SLEEPYHEADS” Tiny mom put someone in a time out Tiny mom and dad tell the tiny kids to take a … Continue reading

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Let’s Try That Again

Getting across to an automated phone message system can be a challenge at times. You know, like when you call the DMV to renew your registration that you are told can be easily done over the phone or internet, or calling a credit … Continue reading

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How Many Steps?

10,000 steps a day they say. To improve your health start walking. It takes just over 2,000 steps to walk one mile, and 10,000 steps is close to 5 miles. I’m tired already just thinking in steps. I’ve always been a … Continue reading

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Book Anxiety

I’ve just finished a great book, “Cutting For Stone”, by Abraham Verghese. I finished it yesterday evening after spending a rainy, cold Sunday afternoon curled up in an easy chair all by myself, transported to Ethiopia, New York and back … Continue reading

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Our Bird of Paradise

I don’t know how this incredible plant could have survived the freezes we had this winter, but here it is in all it’s glory, more beautiful than ever. Maybe, like us, the harder the elements are, the stronger it becomes. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Red

Red geraniums in my garden

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