The One I Almost Left Behind & 2nd Loved 1st Friday Link-Up

The One I Almost Left Behind & 2nd Loved 1st Friday Link-Up

About fifteen years ago, I was rummaging through my favorite local flea market (still my favorite). I usually went there then to find vintage glass and kitchen ware. However, on that summer day, I saw two Pendleton 49'ers hanging in a back booth, both in good condition and each only $5! I grabbed the one [...]

To The Canyon We Went

To The Canyon We Went

Packing for our big adventure to the Grand Canyon was a challenge. In retrospect, both Michael and I took too much. For myself, I wanted things that would take me from the Grand Canyon’s cooler North Rim to the warmer South Rim. On Southwest Airlines, we have one checked bag each which meant that I [...]

Ami Beck and Dolyn Bags

Ami Beck and Dolyn Bags

For ten months I craved a "Victoria Sling." Friends who know me could just shrug their shoulders and quip, "Just go make that cocktail if you want it so badly." While the Victoria Sling does indeed sound like a divine mixture to be imbibed as a tribute to Masterpiece's smash hit Victoria (that some of us just [...]

One Sunday Afternoon-Hats & Wraps

One Sunday Afternoon-Hats & Wraps

This is one of those special posts for me Because it is with my daughter, Michelle. This is the third time we have gotten together for something on the blog. The first post, Coffee in Joplin,  wasn't really planned but we ended up having so much fun we knew that this idea of "Hats and [...]

Color+Neutral

Color+Neutral

Four years ago I volunteered to model for a Kansas City Fiber Guild show. I had never modeled before but it was my first year of being retired and I thought a new experience might be fun. The modeling went fine. I didn't stumble or fall down.  We were assigned what to wear and my [...]