Happy Father’s Day! I hope everyone had a great one. My family and I went kayaking at Nassau Lake on Sunday. My husband and son tried out their new kayaks. It was a hot and humid day but on the lake it was cool and breezy. We had a blast. My husband said his favorite… Continue reading Photo Journal: Father’s Day Kayaking
Did someone say party? My best friend did so we traveled to Put in Bay, Ohio for a combined bachelor/bachelorette party! A group of us met at Miller Ferry and rode the ferry to the island. It was about a twenty minute ride and the weather was beautiful! Once we arrived, we took a taxi… Continue reading Travel to: Put in Bay, Ohio
Today is the dirty thirty! It’s my birthday and I will never be in my twenties again. At least until I turn 120! Many people dread turning thirty but I feel rejuvenated! I feel like I’m beginning my next chapter. There is so much to learn and I feel refreshed. I’m getting my groove back… Continue reading June 1st!
It’s hard to say goodbye when someone has been at your side for ten years. On March 10th, I had to say goodbye to my greatest friend, DeSoto. He had been with me nearly his entire life. I received him from a friend of a friend when he was no more than a few months… Continue reading DeSoto: A Heart of Gold
It is hard to truly imagine the damage a house fire can bring if you haven’t experienced it yourself. I was outside with my dog, Desoto, my husband and my father-in-law. We had no idea what was happening until the fire alarm started to holler. The kids ran out of the house in their pajamas… Continue reading It Burns…Burns…Burns.
I’m a sharing a brief post with all of you to explain my future absence with my blog and artwork. A surreal and tragic event happened to my family this past weekend. Our home and everything we owned was burned in a housefire. I lost all of my art supplies, my camera, my pictures, all… Continue reading The Phoenix Rises from the Ashes
Our heavy hearts invited the rain to stay for the entire day. Our beloved Sasha passed away yesturday afternoon. She lived a long life of fourteen years, celebrating her birthday in December. Our beautiful white shepherd was often confused with a wolf. She is much smaller than one but her beauty and grace tricked many people… Continue reading Sasha: Queen Shepherd
I apologize for my absence this week. I have recently moved to a new area and it’s has been quite a haul. I haven’t had the time to create anything new or sketch much since all of my supplies have been packed away. The dust has finally settled though and I can get back into… Continue reading Free Spirit Resolutions
Do you ever feel like you’ve barely solved one problem only to be immediately bombarded with another? You’ve just recovered emotionally from one hardship just before another one sucker-punches you in the gut. I’ve been incredibly overwhelmed lately in just about every aspect of my life. I’m trying to keep a cool head and go… Continue reading Entangled with Zentangle
Today is our beautiful Sasha’s 14th birthday! It’s hard to believe she has been with us for so many years. She has been a wonderful member of the family. She is very caring and kind, especially to children and young critters. We always refer to her as our son’s nanny. Sasha is a white German… Continue reading Canine Crone