Category Archives: Hobbies

I Think I Missed the Memo

I love to cook. The first thing I do when I purchase a new cookbook is to go through the recipes and, using scraps of paper, bookmark the first ones I want to try. Sure, the cookbooks look a bit … Continue reading

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Cookie Time

As I am slowly putting away my Halloween decorations, I am stocking up on essentials for the next season. Cookie Season! My oldest daughter is coming over on Friday and together we will get a jump on the cookie baking. … Continue reading

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She’s making a list

When I was young, the arrival of the Christmas catalogs were a magical time. I remember spending hours pouring over the pages, circling the items I wanted. For my children, they enjoyed the Christmas ads. I’d pick up the circulars … Continue reading

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Stuff and Nonsense

There is nothing that can invoke greater fear in my heart than the words, we’re moving. Truly, I’m starting to stress about an event that is about 9 years in our future. Why? Because of the accumulation of stuff. Lots … Continue reading

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Circle of Trust

Writers, like all creative people, tend to be a secretive bunch. We don’t always like folks to look at our work while it is in progress, usually because it is ugly and we know it needs some work. But we … Continue reading

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Arizona Copper Art Museum, Part 1

Growing up in Arizona, I quickly learned the 5 C’s that drive our state’s economy. They are citrus, cattle, cotton, copper, and climate (also known as tourism). I suppose it is no surprise given that we were in mining country … Continue reading

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The Clemenceau Museum

I have a love of museums. Especially those about the early days of settlement pretty much of any place we visit. We visited 7 this trip. Yes, 7. It would have been 8 but the Hubbinator cried ‘uncle’ so we … Continue reading

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