happy walkers February 3, 2016
snow and bird bath in back yard January 27, 2016


January 20, 2016


finished cookies

So I’m not much of a cook or a baker. Let’s just say that this goes way back, starting when my best friend Lisa and I attempted to make pretzels from a recipe in Seventeen Magazine. The end result? See below. In all fairness, Seventeen Magazine posted a revised recipe the next month, explaining the […]

My latest obsession – Fitbit

January 13, 2016


fitbit with smiley face

My favorite Christmas present was a Fitbit. I got the simplest model, the Fitbit Zip, but it suits me just fine. Of course, who am I kidding, eventually I will be getting the fancier models that even track your sleep. Note the cute little smiley face on the display. If the Fitbit is happy, then […]

A walk through my hometown

January 6, 2016


colored balls

I love to walk and part of my morning routine is a walk through my town. Even when I walk the same route, there is always something new and interesting to see. I thought I would share some of the sights with you. These pictures are taken with my little smartphone. We have a small […]

Christmas vacation week

December 30, 2015


christmas vacation week

I decided to do something a bit different this year. I decided to view the week between Christmas and New Year’s a real vacation. I used to love this week off when I was in school; you had the time to enjoy the Christmas presents and time to look forward to the New Year. We […]

Wishing you a joyous Christmas

December 23, 2015


christmas at volantes

In the spirit of Christmas, I thought you would enjoy this gingerbread house. It is a rendition of a local farm stand. Isn’t it cool? There are 8 Santa Clauses gathered in this piece. So far, I was only able to find 4 of them. I think the other 4 are hidden inside. I am […]


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