family · questions · reunions

Reunions Bring Out the Best!

Reunions can cause indigestion, depression, laughter, embarrassment, discomfort, and unanswerable  questions. Questions like: Do I have to hear that same story again? it is the 76th retelling, and it wasn’t that funny the first time it surfaced. My gosh, Cousin Maude looks ancient! Oh yeah, she’s my age! When did cousin Dickie start drinking beer… Continue reading Reunions Bring Out the Best!

Gardening · gardens · musings · patio · Plants · Pots · Rainy nights · Sunny days

Learning to Garden

I know little if anything about planting, gardens, flowers, plants, soil, etc. Thank goodness for friends. I knew my patios needed some attention, plant wise, but I didn’t have a clue as to how to start nor what I wanted. A friend, who has had experience with soil of the earth projects, joined me at… Continue reading Learning to Garden

Cee's Flower of the Day Challenge · flowers · Photo Challenge · pictures

Cee’s Flower of the Day February 22

Cee’s Flower of the Day Photo Challenge always pushes me to find another flower tucked away in a garden, along a walkway, or showing its beauty in a flower vase in someone’s home. Here is one I found at the flower show and sale in San Miguel de Allende recently. Find more flower pictures at

Mexico border · quarantined · trip

Whirlwind Trip Across the Border

Heading back to the states tomorrow for a whirlwind trip to see friends, doctors, accountants, tax advisers, family, and a few days of quiet reflection. The question: can all of that be done in a span of 13 days? I’ll find out as I traverse 2 states and multiple locations.This is a test measuring my… Continue reading Whirlwind Trip Across the Border

Doors · Norm's Thursday Doors Photo Challenge · Photo Challenge · Photography · Picture

Norm’s Thursday Doors

Love this door and the way it faces at a corner giving it an unusual appeal. Found it on a walk in a new neighborhood I hadn’t explored before. See more Thursday Door pictures at

Trents World Blog

Innocent? No. Cute? Yes.

These two look innocent enough after yesterday’s shenanigans with toilet paper and body parts. Even though I was ready to disown them, once they settled down and went to sleep in my lap, I couldn’t stop smiling. They are two lovable boys. See more weekly smile photos at Trents World Blog at