CLUE: First. I watched the movie. It was painful.. I am a little embarrassed about that, most folks LOVE this movie. But. I am not a slapstick comedy person and this was slapstick at it's finest. The dialog DID make me laugh-out-loud though, and of course it made me reminisce about long ago family games … Continue reading Costume Musings: Clue
Costuming Musings: Honk
Last spring I was asked by my good friend to help her costume the play Honk. This was officially my first foray into being part of a costume team. Of course there have been many times over the years where I have been assigned a task such as sewing "cookie heads" for Nutcracker, or making … Continue reading Costuming Musings: Honk
A year ago we took Weston Camping. He was 5. We had a blast. We played cards, we explored, we hiked, we went to a swimming hole, cooked s'mores and hot dogs. Played with the fire. He made campground friends on the little loop we camped on. Gracie joined us and we celebrated her birthday. … Continue reading Camping Notes
Today my 18 month old grandson lightly hit his head and exclaimed, "owww." His mother's response? "Oh, did Monica Bang?" Which would normally be a weird response, and for those that know, you know. For those that don't know, this is a scene from our favorite family show, "FRIENDS." One rainy summer day in the … Continue reading F*R*I*E*N*D*S
The Lincoln Highway: Spoilers
Our B&B Adventures.
When I was a teenager, my mother was enamored with a new type of lodging called "The B&B." I suppose it was not new of course, but it was recently getting trendy - it was in it's zenith. My parents scheduled a few trips, stayed at B&Bs and Country Inns, then came home to tell … Continue reading Our B&B Adventures.
Binge Watching Harry Potter
A movie trailer came across my social media feed. Interested, I clicked and watched the preview of a Harry Potter cast reunion. It had movie clips from over the years and I couldn't help but smile about how darn cute and scintillating they all were! And I couldn't help but think back to our family … Continue reading Binge Watching Harry Potter
It’s All in the Details.
How do you pronounce Hygge? Huggie? I guess it really doesn't matter, what matters is that this unique word just keeps showing up on my pinterest board and in Pottery Barn catalogs and home decorating/lifestyle blogs that I read. So... I investigated. I checked out and read "The Little Book of Hygge." I looked … Continue reading It’s All in the Details.
New Mexico Nights
Yet ANOTHER poem in the stash I came across! Photo by Roberto Nickson on Pexels.com New Mexico Nights Summer nights Hot under a Bright New Mexico moon. Adults laugh Sip Cherry Wine Homemade Under the tree. Neighborhood roaming Toad catching Tree climbing Cousins. Those New Mexico Cousins Rough and tumble T-shirts. Farmers tans Friendly Fun.
A Single Moment
Another of the poems I found recently! A Single Moment Gauzy, dreamy heat The sun high Shimmers And Pale She takes one look Over her shoulder Takes his hand And leaves us Behind.