How The Earth Sought Out Vengeance

How The Earth Sought Out Vengeance

Poison Oak and I go way back. I remember as a young Girl Scout ( in Southern California no less) learning that plants with leaves of three, leave them be!  In the city we didn’t have to worry. Plants with toxins had pretty much been eradicated, even way back in the 60’s. But dear sister … Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: UP

Weekly Photo Challenge: UP

This weeks photo challenge made me realize I like to look up through the trees (or cactus) and take pictures. Never really thought about it before. Strange. I have a contrast here of Arizona and Oregon. Enjoy.

The Perils Of Driving

The Perils Of Driving

Life in the big city has its share of frustrations. Driving around in our own little personal rockets with 5 million other people driving their own little personal rockets is one of the most stressful daily events of city life. Phoenix is the craziest place I have ever lived and drove. Phoenicians say it isn’t … Continue reading

Hotel Josephine Mural

Hotel Josephine Mural

I call it the “Building Inside the Building Mural”. The Historic Hotel Josephine is located at 6th & E Streets in Grants Pass, Oregon. The 23 room hotel opened for business way back in November 1893. Apparently it was the first hotel in Grants Pass to offer its guests the convenience of electricity. The mural … Continue reading

Third From The Top

Third From The Top

“this is why i know how i must momentarily stop and reflect on at least four things that i am so thankful for everyday.” How perfect is that? I seriously promise this was my 3rd from the top, 3rd sentence down in The Blogs I Follow. Thank you Simply Charming for being at the right … Continue reading

Selma Sunset

Selma Sunset

  It’s good to be back in an area where there are forested mountains and gorgeous sunsets.

My First Tattoo

My First Tattoo

Months ago I blogged about getting my first tattoo. To Tattoo or Not To Tattoo?…That Is Not The Question and My First Tattoo… Update were the posts that I published concerning the ink matter. Now I am ecstatic to report that the art project is complete and the finished piece is far beyond what I … Continue reading

Wal-Mart Closed Permanently

Wal-Mart Closed Permanently

Living the rural life in Southern Oregon is quite a culture shock. Even though I have lived in Oregon most of my life, the past 3 1/2  years I spent in Phoenix, AZ. allowed me to experience life in the big city. All kinds of things to do and shopping at just about any retailer … Continue reading