Ten years ago vs. now challenge

There is a social media challenge going on presently involving people posting photos of themselves 10 years ago along side photos taken recently. The objective is to show how much you have changed. I began looking through old photos and quite frankly, I cannot handle the painful memories associated with many of the photos I … Continue reading Ten years ago vs. now challenge


Done Up before Sun Up

Yesterday, some ladies and I met at the Broadmoor Hotel for coffee in, Julie's Cafe. Julie as in, Julie Penrose. She and her husband, Spencer Penrose were among the group of people who helped found, and shape our fair city. I had a wonderful time at the hotel. First reason, handsome men open the door … Continue reading Done Up before Sun Up

Done up before sun up

I'm starting a new photo series called: Done Up Before Sun Up. In the above photo, this lady's hair is done. Her outfit is cute and coordinated (except for the super cute hot pink sneakers she is wearing). Look at her cute gold lame', over-the- shoulder purse. As I run around doing errands, I run … Continue reading Done up before sun up

Nature journaling exercise

Shown in the photo above are the different techniques you can use to shade an illustration: top-side of pencil, middle 1- cross hatching, middle 2- the tip or point of the pencil was used, bottom- stippling where the tip of the pencil is used to create a random dot pattern. The closer the dots are … Continue reading Nature journaling exercise

Starting my 3rd week carnivore

I've been eating nothing but eggs, meat and dairy for 2 weeks now. I am down 11lbs since I started on Jan. 1. I am down 24 lbs since I began adjusting my diet (read: trying but not trying to eat carnivore) last year. My inflammation is waaaaaay down. My hair as stopped falling out. … Continue reading Starting my 3rd week carnivore

It goes in, it comes out

In ladies' group this week (we are still studying the book: Living without Hypocrisy) we finished up the section on Repentance. SEVENĀ  pages of writings on the theme of repentance. We have another large section coming up on: Rest. Shifting gears for a moment, there is a battle raging on social media between meat eaters, … Continue reading It goes in, it comes out