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Twinkle, Illustration, and Elves

I’m ready for the next project on my long list. It’s my absolute favorite. Can you guess? Nope. I’m not wrapping presents. I always leave that chore until the last minute. I’m not hanging the stockings. NOTE TO SELF: I … Continue reading

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Boulder Twinkle – A Photo Essay

Just add snow!

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Wild Convergence On The Mountain

There was a whole lot of converging going on at Breckenridge Ski Resort. I took several photos of my wild Colorado adventure as it emerged.

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Gobbling Up the Holidays Blog Hop – Use Me and Abuse Me!

Start flapping your wings! It’s time to Use Me and Abuse Me, so fly to the Wild Ride and meet my friends. Come with ONE blog post and paste it in my comment section. Leave a one line teaser and … Continue reading

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Heads Up! Wild Turkeys Abound

Are there any Wild Turkeys out there? I’m wild and out there. Another Use Me and Abuse Me Blog Hop is this Wednesday, November 19th. Make a note of it on your calendar and come back to the Wild Ride. … Continue reading

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Get Ready Before It’s Too Late!

“Red sky at morning gives sailors first warning.” This photo was taken today! A blustery Rocky Mountain wind pummeled our house all night and is still thrashing our trees causing their remaining leaves to tumble like autumnal rain. A change … Continue reading

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80’s Halloween – Throwback Thursday

I had to share a photo of one of my favorite ghoulish costumes. I was going for ghostly bride and my sister, Patty, was the Grim Reaper. The funny thing about costumes, you forget you’re wearing tons of makeup! It’s … Continue reading

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Friday Photo – 27th Anniversary!

It’s been a Wild adventure. We fell in love in Telluride and this shot was taken there twenty-seven years later. Life has its stormy weather, but sunshine always follows. Having someone to share a glorious rainbow makes the moment super … Continue reading

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To Hell You Ride – A Photo Essay that Ends in Whoa!

Danny and I took a trip to Telluride, Colorado last weekend. It had been warm in Southern Colorado and the fall color hadn’t hit its peak. A light dusting of snow on the mountains made a nice contrasting backdrop. There … Continue reading

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Want More Followers? Use Me and Abuse Me – Colorful Colorado Edition

Hello Wild Riders! If you would like more blog followers, here’s your chance. Every writer loves to watch their blog grow. But it’s tough when bloggers we have followed for a while take a break or stop posting. Comments and … Continue reading

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Heads Up for Another Wild Party!

Welcome wild riders! I’ve been up in the mountains taking loads of photographs. The contrast is amazing this time of year and I look forward to sharing a virtual hike or two with you before the end of the month. … Continue reading

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Wild West Weekend Photo

I took this photograph from the balcony in the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles with my Sony Nex 3N. This is not a place where I would have expected to see a scene from an old Western. Apparently, the guy … Continue reading

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Disaster Area in My Rear View

Decades ago, I played with a three-way mirror while my mother tried on dresses. It seemed magical to study my profile and the  curly back of my head. While standing in my Mary Janes and appraising my rear view, I … Continue reading

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Silhouette – Weekly Photo Challenge

Sunset in Aruba Original – Santa Barbara Pier Tweaked All images were photographed directly into the sunset resulting in a dramatic contrast of light and dark. Which is your favorite?  This post is in response to the Weekly Photo Challenge … Continue reading

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Use Me and Abuse Me Blog Party – Summer Vacation Edition

Hello Wild Riders! It’s time for another virtual blog party where you can Use Me and Abuse Me. Bring a link from ONE of your blog posts and paste it in my comment section. Then the party begins! Click on … Continue reading

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Truth is Stranger than Fiction

“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.” -Mark Twain While writing my book, I made the plot as plausible as possible, even though it delves into the  paranormal. Readers … Continue reading

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Timing and Coincidence or Fate?

Do you believe in fate or is life filled with choices where coincidences happen? Last summer, my daughter, Courtney, studied in Barcelona, Spain. My husband, Danny, and I planned to pick her up in July and travel around France and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

While staying in the French Quarter, my husband, Danny, and I rented bikes and rode to New Orleans City Park. He was in, “I’m relaxing and don’t care where I go,” mode. I was directionally challenged and led him around … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – 1962

My father was one of the original Madmen and worked in advertising. On the weekends, he sometimes created art projects like transforming a baby buggy into a shoe. It was the 4th of July and my sister, Patty, and I … Continue reading

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I can honestly say, my kids almost killed me.

Commemorating my children’s milestones has always included taking tons of photographs. I have boxes of them in the basement waiting to be assembled in albums. When they went to college, I framed and hung their first day of school pictures … Continue reading

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