Influencers: The First Three

So much of what I write and think about in this blog came from one of these three people. I want to give them credit now, so you can see and feel their influence and my own sincere gratitude. I’m not sure we do that enough these days. I hope your adventure is...

August Challenge … A Missed Deadline

My father used to say that it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, ‘You never know what you can accomplish until you try.’ – Michael Jordan Even though I missed this month’s entry deadline, I want to memorialize the...

Green Flash at Sunset – July Challenge

It’s been almost two weeks and my lips are just now healing. The small lye hole in my nose is barely noticeable now. Worse than my burned lips and unwanted nose piercing is the Ghost of my Mother who has been hovering over my right shoulder since I made this...

June Soap Challenge – Old Glory

I was born on the 4th of July. Every birthday of my childhood, I was convinced those small town fireworks were produced by my Dad just for me! It was red, white, and blue with watermelon for my birthday. And the sky lit up at night in celebration. A few years later my...

Whole30 Day 5

One week ago we were staying at the home of our nephew and niece in Centennial, Colorado. We were there to celebrate the retirement of our sister-in-law. Innocently (and with GREAT pleasure), we ate and ate and ate surgically pulled pork and melt-in-your-mouth...