Month: August 2011

Thrifting

I'm a mad thrifter. Okay really it's more like I like looking at things and saying, "What can I make with that?" Which is why I want to show you some of the beauties I've been finding lately at my…


Urban Assualt Ride and Spontinaity

Here's the deal. I love the idea of saying, "Hey let's just up and do that!" I love the idea of being the spontaneous girl that shows up with a picnic basket, or a stereo, or a room for dancing. The…


Happiness

Is a clean lake. With a handsome man. George Washington hair. Peanuts in the water. A couple who can laugh together. And whos so in love. He asked her to marry her only hours later. (And we…


At the fair with a scoop of Misogyny

Handsome and I went to the fair the other day. Well because when the fair comes into town the entire world freaks out. No really the entire town is plastered with signs, and everyone you talk to…


Jalapeno Poppers

Jalapeno poppers are good my friends. Real good. You see handsome and I have a four year difference. Meaning. While he would go out with all of his friends to the bars I would sit at home with my…


Part of something Bigger

You see sometimes in my life I think I am born in the wrong era. I long to live for a time when there were things to yell about and large change going on everywhere. Then I see the news. And my…


Women in my life

I find it it important to talk about the women in my life currently. Maybe it's because I'm up to my elbows in to-do lists with little time and effort. Which means I'm taking a lot of naps. I like…


August Challenges

You see. I've been pretty busy lately. I made a quilt for my sister-in-law. I canned my own tomato sauce. I ate some fresh fish from my father in-laws own catching. Gave lots of baths to a…