When I kept a secret from my daughter, it became a balancing act of epic proportions. Could I pull it off? Click for a funny story and surprise engagement!
Everyone keeps secrets. When I traveled to Wisconsin with my daughter and sister, the secret I held caused all kinds of stress. Click for my personal domestic suspense story!
Last weekend, I went backpacking and was haunted by the trees. On Monday, I started writing another creepy tale. Click for the photos that inspired me!
I haven't camped for a long time, so when the opportunity arose and my husband and I had a free weekend, we pulled out the camping gear, shook off the spider webs and headed for Turquoise Lake near Leadville, Colorado. This shot was taken when we camped on a regular basis, back when my kids... Continue Reading →
Every year I try to avoid the crazy stress of the the holidays and recapture the magic of Christmas. "Oh, sure," you're thinking. With the cards and the decorating, when do I have time? I have my moments when I am swept up and experience that wonderful feeling where anything is possible. You can too.... Continue Reading →
It's time to win my annual Christmas card. This insane holiday tradition started when Danny and I married and has continued through the years. This huge art project includes illustrations of my family engaging in some kind of winter or festive activity. Guess and win! My ideas have percolated since summer. I always swear I'll... Continue Reading →
At eighty-eight years old, my mom shows more than love and affection to those she cares. She continues to face adversity with strength in a life full of hope and courage. She is a role model for others. After the loss of my dad, her life partner for fifty-nine years in 2016, my brother, Joe, died... Continue Reading →
Where do Colorado skiers and boarders go on spring vacation? To ski and ride Heavenly Ski Resort at Lake Tahoe of course. We soon found out why it was aptly named, Heavenly. We found it most heavenly. Come along on my surreal photo journey. Situated in South Lake Tahoe on the Nevada and California border there... Continue Reading →
Take a moment to join me in something truly positive: THE BLESSED PROJECT! Participants will be featured here on the Wild Ride. Last year, I posted a list of blessings and included a few photos. The exercise took me to a place in my heart filled with love, gratitude, happiness, and sparkly things. My favorite!... Continue Reading →
Since I live in Colorado, I'm always on the lookout for wildlife. I've spotted them on hikes, while skiing, or through a car window. Prehistoric porcupines, bear, elk, common deer, bighorn sheep, you name it. But this year, my wild life has gotten wilder. Several otherwise elusive creatures have made appearances in the most unlikely... Continue Reading →