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Oktoberfest and Culture

Previously published in the Hughson Chronicle-Denair Dispatch.

Driving home from San Francisco I listened to a CD my husband burned for me when we were dating. 632 more words

The Good Life

Phoenix Project Fundraiser

Last night we held a fundraiser for the Phoenix Project.  We had a great turnout…and we had a LOT of fun.  Thanks to everyone who helped make it a big success for a great organization. 7 more words

Paint Party

Beguiled by Wealth

The Locals By Jonathan Dee

A very rich man, Philip Hadi, decides to make the small New England town of Howland, situated in southwestern Massachusetts, his family’s permanent home. 671 more words


Chokecherry and Smoothies

In case you missed my other posts, I’m writing about how I learned that I’m not as nice a person as I believed while on my trip to South Dakota. 698 more words


Traditions at Capon Springs

A few more photos from the trip to Capon Springs.  Here is the spring house.  The sign above the door says, “Capon Springs – called by local Indian tribes Cape-Cape-pe-pon (the healing waters) rises through 1600 feet of rock, the last 300 feet being sandstone-a natural filter.  81 more words


Last Day at Capon Springs

Our final day of instructing at Capon Springs saw us working with Palette Knives.  Everyone was game to give it a try and we had fun creating some wonderful art.  140 more words

Daily Painter

Spinning at Capon Springs

We are still at Capon Springs teaching at the Artist Retreat.  But last night we had a special treat.  My good friend, Deborah Ray who is assisting me at the Retreat gave us an explanation and demonstration on spinning wool into yarn. 30 more words