Who knows when my love of wood started. Yes, I said, “wood.” I did love climbing oak trees as a child. I taught myself how to refinish furniture as I grew older. Still to this day, I marvel when the beauty of the veins within the wood seem to pop as I apply stain. Making … More Ode to The Rustic Wood
Isn’t it funny how places you have been to end up in your dreams? Sometimes, it is nice to sleep a little longer and dream a little more.
Nothing is better than visiting a place and yearning to return some day. You made amazing memories and want to relive the experience once again, right? Well, why not return during the same trip? So, I did just that. I headed from Kalispell to Spokane, Washington in hopes of visiting the Palouse region once again. … More Palouse Revisited
From Butte to Kalispell, Montana to see friends and the sites! Funny how a two month road trip is taking over a year to blog about isn’t it? Kinda like being on one loooooong summer vacation for a year. But then again, who would complain about that prospect? Montana, full of fun times with friends. … More Friendly Montana
Next on the road trip? Butte, Montana! Butte was supposed to be a 1 night lay over as I continued along my adventure. A warm shower after a week of camping in Yellowstone National Park. Ahhhhhh What many do not know is that I began my trip knowing that I needed time for thoughtful reflection. Reflection … More A Woman Finding Strength
Impressionist art has always fascinated me. I don’t know how to really explain this except to say that I love light and color’s relationship with each other and how they make us feel. The two can make us feel light and airy as well as dark and depressed. I remember painting for hours upon hours while at college. I … More Impressions of Yellowstone National Park