I’m so excited to share with you my latest project of my Dad’s desk that he game me years ago. It is a glowing gem in our entry way now and I feel if my dad were here today he would be so proud of it. I have had my Dad’s desk for over 30 […]
I have a hiking friend Nancy, who is a retired principal and my personal “cruise director”. Nancy is a natural tour guide and she enjoys taking me on field trips to interesting new places in Colorado and she never disappoints. One of her excursions was lunch at The Schoolhouse in Olde Town Arvada near her […]
My favorite series Downton Abbey returns this Sunday night for its final Season 6. Season 5 left some pleasing surprises (the announcement of Mr. Carson proposing to Mrs. Hughes) and left unanswered questions for the primary characters. The setting of this series is beyond opulent but what some women dream one day they will experience. […]
One of the habits of resourceful teachers and designers is repurposing things. We SAVE anything usable, not HOARD. Although, one year I taught next to someone who hoarded everything!! Her classroom looked like a children’s flea market. She kept all holiday decor up all school year. Tight budgets force us to Don’t we all have […]
Rocky Mountain National Park One of the best things about living in Colorado is our landscape which is spectacular in our National Parks. This weekend the hubster and I took a day trip to Rocky Mountain National Park with our son Ryan and his family Jessica and Ava. Traveling around Colorado is like taking […]
Today I took my four year and seven month old grandaughters to the pool today. I was on a mission to get my four year old more confident in the water and practice swimming skills she learned in her lessons all winter. Four year olds are by nature pretty independent and at the “I can […]
For decades when encountering something utterly amazing my dad would say “I’ll be damn”.