I’m working on these ornaments as I post them. That means that inspiration needs to come on an as needed and on time basis. What I find is that trusting that inspiration will come is part of the magic. It’s about allowing and putting the energy of success out there. It’s about keeping one’s eyes […]
Today’s ornament incorporates a Thanksgiving pie tin, some scrap Construction Paper, a mini flat canvas, a piece of an old Garland and a bit of vegetable garden twine. I cut the edge of the pie tin with shears (saving the wedge pieces for another day’s ornament. I then bent and shaped the edges to help […]
Today’s ornament incorporates the other camper ornament I was given last week. It started out red but had to change to Casita white! Then it had to become a big snow globe kind of ornament. I put her in a “brownie bites” acetate package from the grocery store and wrapped her edge in some of […]
In life, and camping, it’s all about the folks you meet along the way. During the last art show I participated in, I was displaying next to the woman who makes these wonderful clay flutes. Over the hours we shared stories of our dogs and lives and travels. We started talking about this blog and […]
There are little towns all across America that boast a claim to fame or historic event that puts them on the map of worthy visits. Some lucky towns have tireless and generous citizens who work to preserve the history through murals, museums, oddities and public sculptures. Benton Il is just such a town. Downtown, the […]
Small town lives, lived and lost, and the stories they tell.
It’s Fall. The heat of the nineties has finally broken and given way to temperatures twenty degrees cooler. Ahhh…. Fall and early Winter are my favorite camping and touring seasons. The fires aren’t wasted in sweltering heat, the crowds are gone, the trees are closing up season while crickets and katydids sing away the last […]