eating · Exercise · family · vacation · walking

2019 – Disney Trip – Third Day

Today I headed out without Son and his family because G.son #2 had been up in the middle of the night with DIL.  I figured that they needed to get a little more sleep.  I left a note. I hung out with my sister and her group. This day was overcast and a little cold, eventually… Continue reading 2019 – Disney Trip – Third Day

family · vacation · walking

2019 – Disney trip – First Day

This trip has been in the planning stages since around 2007. We got serious about the planning last year. Today was the culmination of all the planning. Myself, my son, his wife, G. Sons #1 & #2, my sister, her husband, her two daughters, their partners, grandkids #1-#7, my brother, his wife, his two boys… Continue reading 2019 – Disney trip – First Day

christmas · embroidery · family · gifts · Historical Sew Monthly · knitting · workbasket

Workbasket – No idle hands here…

Christmas isn't over until the last Christmas project has been completed.  Some years ago, I asked my boss and friend BP to teach me to knit so I could make a sweater for my bf as a Christmas gift.  After 2 wash clothes and 1 simple lace shawl, I printed out several sweater patterns and… Continue reading Workbasket – No idle hands here…

Exercise · family · Hiking · Outside

My First Hiking Trip: crafting memories with those that I love

Some months ago, I mentioned to Son that when I retire I plan on walking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT).  After a short period of time (a couple of weeks later), he asked me if I wanted to do it as a threw hike or would I like to do it in stages?  He mentioned… Continue reading My First Hiking Trip: crafting memories with those that I love

gifts · knitting · workbasket

Late Christmas Gifts – finally delivered!!

Some gifts did not get done in time.  I just got behind in my knitting.  M&M, my nephews in North Carolina had to wait to get their gifts.  They were also getting hats and scarves.  Because the hats are quick, I started with those.  I figured that I could make the hats and send them… Continue reading Late Christmas Gifts – finally delivered!!