Make it your own

If there is one thing I hope to convey in all my holiday decorating, it’s that creating from your heart is so much more fun than just buying things off the shelf. One truth I rediscover every year, as I unpack my ornaments, is that it’s the ones that come with the love of friends […]

Christmas Campers

Well, this crazy year has been so up and down with trips out west to try and get the new house up and running, interspersed with wildfires and all manner of crazy events. We barely had time to get any camping trips in but a few did dot our year’s landscape. It seems we will […]

Up on the Mountain

This morning I awoke to the embrace of a cloud. The main valley below was lost in white, while the distances in our upper valley were shallow. One lonely Mule Deer walked the front path. Quiet reigned on the pond but for the jumping of a fish and the spillway dancing with falling water. The […]

Stepping up

As much to help our short legged long-bodied dogs as us, we use a stable aluminum platform step with adjustable legs to make it easier to access the Egg.  We like it because each leg can be adjusted if we are in unlevel sites.  That isn’t to say, there is always enough adjustment room, however. […]

Awning

Living in the Midwest, most of our travels include forests and trees. ¬†Campgrounds provided plenty of shade and we rarely found ourselves needing an awning. ¬†Most of our sun hours are spent walking in the woods or touring historic sites. There are occasions when a light rain storm is blowing and it is nice not […]

Christmas on a borrowed tree and $10

Well, this little project has come to a close.  I am so happy with the way this tree has come together.  It was fun making something from found things and spending time just creating things.   I let the serendipity and the creative muse guide me without stressing over what I would make.  It really […]