Not-So-Wordless Wednesday

Hayden's new boat

When your 16 year old son tells you that he just bought a boat from the neighbor and is going to give it a spin in the small irrigation ditch next to … [Continue reading]

My Pinterest Addiction and the Mes Amis Vintage Antique Show

My gorgeous niece poses with one of our favorite finds!

  I have to admit, I am addicted to Pinterest.  Yep.  I have 3574 pins, on 65 boards.  I follow 608 other fellow pinners and have 597 … [Continue reading]

You’re Wright We’re Todds – Family Reunion – 1982 Gridley, CA

Grandma Arlene with her little helpers...

    My Grandma,  Arlene Todd is the second oldest daughter of 9 children born to Renna & James Wright.  Every couple of years, … [Continue reading]

Summertime Memories

One of my cousins shared this pic with me shortly after I wrote this piece...  this would be me (top center) my brothers, and the cousins from the south, all waiting in the back of the tan farm truck where we would ride up to the candy store.

I recently received one of those wonderful junk e-mails about getting to know your friends. You know the one… where you list your favorite soda pop, … [Continue reading]

Wordless Wednesday – Grandma

grandma the arbitrary swoon

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Off to Italy… First Stop Venice, the City of the Canals – Part 1

Venice The Arbitrary Swoon

This past year I was invited by a friend to join a group traveling to the most historic, incredible country in all of Europe, Italy.  OK, okay, so … [Continue reading]

Simple Sunday Swoon


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Wordless Wednesday – Rock the Easter Pic


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From Where I Stand – Bologna


  In our family, we have a history of taking obnoxious photos at lovely prominant locations, so I couldn't resist cutting Neptune down to … [Continue reading]

Printer’s Trays – Scrapbooking on display


On a trip to Denver this past year, I happened to stop in a scrapbooking store, and featured in it was something called a printer's tray.  I … [Continue reading]