My new Christmas Scarf

Christmas is fast approaching as are the many catalogs.  In fact, they have been arriving daily since before Halloween!  Usually I consider them great fire starting material, but sometimes something will catch my eye. This scarf had a lovely print on it that would carry me all the way through the Yule Tide season.  It… Continue reading My new Christmas Scarf

Holidays · Workbasket

Mending Monday – Sewing for Santa

A co-worker of mine, does Santa gigs every year.  His suit was getting a little bit worn and he asked me to do some changes/repairs. Over time the belt loops had torn little holes in the fabric that needed to be repaired.  The belt loops also needed to be lowered because Santa has lost some… Continue reading Mending Monday – Sewing for Santa

Wellness · Workbasket

Workbasket – catching up!

I wouldn't let myself start writing another post, of any kind, until I had finally finished the trip reports.  Today I finished the last of those reports!  Whoop-whoop!! I have been working on projects in between the 40 hour work week, the weekend teaching gig, social events and my online college classes.  I haven't gotten… Continue reading Workbasket – catching up!

Motorcycles · Travel

Ride Report – Day 4 – Sept. 7, 2018

Because we had stayed in Eureka, CA - Breakfast was to be at Samoa Cookhouse (again... "of course"). They also do a wonderful lunch and dinner here too.  I like eating here for the food and for the surroundings.  It reminds me of the stories my grandmother told me from when she worked at a… Continue reading Ride Report – Day 4 – Sept. 7, 2018

Motorcycles · Travel

Ride Report – Day 3 – Sept.6, 2018

In our attempt to find a place to stay the night before, we missed a turn and went into the "old" town part of Red Bluff.  During the turning around and going back process, we passed a possible coffee location and an interesting breakfast option. So, our day began with a lovely walk to breakfast,… Continue reading Ride Report – Day 3 – Sept.6, 2018