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Queen Victoria's coronation and birthday tea celebration
Sunday, May 07, 2017      6 comments

I have not posted for a very long time and simply put, got out of the habit. I got a phone call this morning from a dear friend asking me was I free today. She had an opening at her table for a wonderful Victorian tea in a garden of a historic h... Read more
Saturday, August 20, 2016      6 comments

had the celebration of life for my Mom at her house and about 125 people showed their support, and recounted stories, we (the family) took a photo with her red hat paraphernalia on. there were some tears that day but we now have closure ... Read more
I've lost my best friend (disclosure; long entry)
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      17 comments

this is the last photo I took of my Mom (I had no idea that was the case) My mother donated her car last year to get a tax credit, and avoid having ... Read more
another adoption
Wednesday, July 02, 2014      11 comments

here is my Mom (93 yrs young) and my eldest grandchild (18) at her graduation party from High School. Where did the time go, seems like she was just a baby not that long ago... Read more
Thursday, February 27, 2014      6 comments

on a happy note, IT'S FINALLY RAINING HERE, we have been in a drought for so long I forgot what rain looked like and we need it badly. this morning I'm having breakfast wit... Read more
Happy Birthday Mom
Monday, February 03, 2014      11 comments

today is my Mom's 93rd Birthday, we had a family gathering for her at a restaurant, she was so happy to see so many of the family ... Read more
movie time
Sunday, January 12, 2014      6 comments

as an update, the kitties all got along just fine, TJ even slept between the gals once. The Oscar nominations came out and I wondered what are these movies, because I didn't seem to know the titles of most of them. I think if a movie hasn't be... Read more
new additions
Sunday, December 29, 2013      15 comments

meet the newest members of the family 2 rescue sisters Abby, and Cuddlebug TJ isn't too sure what to ... Read more
Trip part B
Thursday, October 31, 2013      10 comments

while taking the bus, it stopped frequently for 'powder room' breaks. One of the places we stopped at made fantastic objects from burls of wood, this place was huge with 4 t... Read more
trip part A
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      9 comments

everyone seems to like photos so I'll add some from my trips the train took us by the ocean/beach as well as homesteads and farmed land ... Read more
newest branch on the family tree
Monday, October 28, 2013      8 comments

so here are the pics on my niece and the new baby now that he is 3 months old meet Evan here is his Grandpa (my brother) taking his photo ... Read more
I'm absent
Monday, October 28, 2013      4 comments

I haven't been blogging or logging in any stats at SP for a long time now, I've cut my time back posting here. I used to read so many blogs and post on at least a hundred threads a day....not anymore. I still have favorite blogs I read with emai... Read more
family reunion
Thursday, August 08, 2013      10 comments

going on a road trip with Mom and a cousin to a reunion in northern Calif, will be gone 4 or 5 days. Hubby is staying home to take care of the cat and our and Mom's gardens to see nothing dies in this heat. Taking my camera in case some fun thin... Read more
Tram me up scotty
Sunday, August 04, 2013      7 comments

my red hat chapter took a trip up the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, so I took my camera of course here we are waiting in the lobby for the next available tram ... Read more
the eyes have it
Thursday, August 01, 2013      4 comments

I'm gonna reveal hubby's surgery photos from his eyes (he had bags that hung so low they pulled away from the eye and made him tear up all day long) so this is the BEFORE p... Read more

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