Category Archives: Community


It’s a bit late to write this, but… I hope everyone out there had a [...]


As I have been sharing with you recently (on my social media outlets) this painting [...]

Lone Tree Art Expo

If you’re local, come join me Wednesday evening (10/11) at Lone Tree Arts Center. My [...]


One Monday evening, back in the fall of 1998, after a supper of Gram’s spaghetti [...]


Life is unbelievably busy. It was just spring, but it’s summer already. The last snow [...]

Far Out Man

John John has a new piece of art in his bedroom. This astronaut mosaic was [...]

What Happens Here Matters.

Nadya works. She loves her job. She is very good at it. Nadya finds love. [...]

Life As We Know It

This is my face. It’s something I rarely share on social media anymore. Normally I [...]

Before it was Us

Here we are. It’s you and me, and all of our things, and all that [...]

Dust, Cheese, and Entertainment

If you do your research about El Paso and the surrounding area (which I have) [...]


As my time living in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, draws to a close I am inspired to [...]

The Plant Pledge

At the start of 2017, I claimed that I would write a blog post a [...]

Celebrating the Season at Longwood Gardens

There isn’t much time left to indulge in the sights and sounds of the Christmas [...]

Walking in Wyo

The moment the babies and I came home from the hospital I started taking a [...]

It’s Hip to be Beer

Beer. Why does everyone talk about beer so much these days? Why does everyone feel [...]


It was a beautiful, crisp sunny day, about 60 degrees. The babies had just taken [...]

Lunch in Mesilla

Today I am sending a few postcards of my own. Yup, this weary pregnant lady [...]


I couldn’t help but notice that all of my friends still in Germany were festing [...]

The El Paso Rose Garden

“A rose is a rose is a rose,” said Gertrude Stein in her 1913 poem [...]

Through the Looking Glass

This is snow in the desert. It doesn’t happen often, but when it does it [...]

US Army Combat Spouse’s Day

September 26th, 2014, was the USAG Ansach Combat Spouses Day. The Spouse Day is a [...]

Nature. Music. Fried Dough.

Just when I thought there wasn’t much more for me to discover in my town…I [...]

Gram’s House

When you finally go back to your old home, you realize it isn’t the old [...]

The Hello Jogger, KKK Parties, and Other Ramblings

Running; it clears my head, gets me focused, and motivated. It’s for my body, but [...]