Category Archives: Life

Leaving Arizona

I hate goodbyes. It was such a great trip to see our son and grandsons, Big L and Little L. We did lots of this. And a little of this. Some of this. And a bit of shopping. We played … Continue reading

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Off Road Training

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to attend a full day, hands on workshop presented by Charlene Bower, founder of the Ladies Off Road Network. This is her Jeep, Frankie. I learned so much and had a blast. We learned … Continue reading

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He’s Here!

Say hello to my brand new grand baby, Mr. Ean (pronounced Ian) Anthony Quiroz! He looks very much like his mommy did when she was born. He weighed in at 9 pounds and 3 ounces and was 21.5 inches long. … Continue reading

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I said goodbye to my little buddy this week.  He was my constant companion in the sewing room. And every time I sat in my chair, he plopped himself next to me. He was with us for nearly 16 years. … Continue reading

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This and That Saturday

This has been catch up week. First on the agenda this week was putting away all the decorations. I’m amazed that this glass ornament has survived all these years! Since I haven’t been sewing much, I thought I’d share some … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Stairway to Heaven

I finished this quilt, made from my dad’s shirts in time to give it to my mom for Christmas. I was a little surprised to realize most of his shirts were darker colors. Then my sister reminded that it was … Continue reading

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We’ve had such a good time with family and I hate to see them head home! Daughter #2 left yesterday and #1 Son and his two boys leave tomorrow. We made the most of our time though and made some … Continue reading

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