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It’s Been A Long Time — Fashion Post

Dear Peeps, I am back, or so I said so yesterday.  Honestly, though, here I am.  I have had lots of fun with the ol’ closet lately, getting rid of things that don’t fit (I’ve lost a few pounds), getting rid of things that I don’t like…

Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!!

Howdy, Peeps! Please forgive me for my absenteeism.  I know it was BIG and uncalled for, but I have been busy learning my new job, adjusting to changes in my life, and well, you know.  Also, I have cleaned out SO MUCH STUFF.  My grandma…

Deconstruction

Tearing apart notebooks, deconstructing a life, reconstruction.  It led to a song.  Maybe I’ll play it for you soon. More pages. Lace.  Birds.  Be still my heart. But my taste has shifted so much in the last few years.  Lots of this does not appeal to…

Torn Out Pages

Dear Peeps, For years I kept a notebook of things I loved.  Magazine pages.  Ideas.  Greenhouses and gardens and gates.  Rooms and furniture and paints.  This notebook is slowly being deconstructed as I use the page protectors for music sheets. It’s all okay. Really. It…

Week 20 Beginner Guitar and This and That

Dear Peeps, I am still leaning on the fact that “oh I’m a beginner guitar player.”  Makes me wonder when someone is not a beginner anymore.  Good question.  Maybe I’ll know when I get there. Own it! Go easy on yourself! Own up to it! Don’t…

Eyes On The Road

Show this to your children.  Pay attention to it yourself.  Very clever!! Enjoy this day!

Week 19 Guitar Practice

Dear Peeps, Yes, it is week 19.  I always feel like I should be so much better than I am when it’s time to post a progress video.  Nevertheless, here it is. Also, to make it easier to track the progress, I have made a…

Little Lessons Learned

Dear Peeps, A few things I have learned. Sometimes you have to hold your ear when you sleep. excuse blurriness — swinging baby on board Annie Fatso Beagle of the Universe will never not be lazy. Clematis blooms in The Little Wild Garden, even when…

A Nature Walk With Annie

Dear Grandpeeps, It’s a busy workday for me, but just wanted to share a few pictures from a nature walk with Annie recently.  I love that these were taken with the iPhone!  Cool. Rosebud on native North Carolina rose.  And is that an aphid I…

Week 17 Guitar — And Some Sightings

Dear Grandpeeps, The long-awaited (yeah, right) week 17 video is up.  I keep learning.  It’s two steps forward and one step back, it seems, but the curve continues.  And I am not planning to stop.  Now for a sight today — sort of alarming —…