Hawaii: Recreating past photos

My mom and dad always dreamed of traveling to Hawaii. As a child our family took four trips – three to Florida and one to visit my sis and her husband in Colorado. Then in 1972, Dad won a trip to Honolulu for a RCA convention. (I googled about this convention but couldn’t find any…

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Sunday inside stroll

Seems like a long time since I’ve stopped by here to add a post. This month has really flown by and even though I’ve not posted, I’ve been busy. Here’s a little what I’ve been doing. Lots of ice dyeing going on in my warm dye studio. This is one of the scarves from one…

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Returning to Garden of the Gods

When we were in Colorado last month we stopped and spent some time in the Garden of the Gods. This is not our first trip here, but our first trip together. My first trip was in 1967 with my parents. At that time my sis and her hubby lived near Denver so this was a…

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Colorado Inspiration

It’s always so good for us to get away. Dave works so hard in the garden all summer, and both of us are pretty much burned out about this time of the year. Leaving home always seems to rejuvenates us. We come back inspired and ready to continue on with our routines, but with new…

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April Sunday Stroll

Oh, how I love Spring! This past week has been pretty exciting here at Happy Acres. Let me take you on a short Sunday stroll. For starters I harvested our first asparagus, which is a week or so earlier than normal. Since those two spears, I have picked enough for Chicken and Asparagus Lemon Stir…

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Sunday Roundup: March 15

The snow is gone and it looks like spring will be here soon. This past week I spent some time outside weeding and raking – getting a head start on some of my chores. It felt so good to get outside and do something! But I also spent time working on my word for the…

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Sunday Colors: October 26

What lovely weather we’ve had the past couple of days. I really love this time of the year and all of the color. I worked out in one of the shade area yesterday mulching and getting it ready for the winter. I have found out that if I mulch it in the winter, my work…

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Sunday July Roundup

Good Morning all! It’s another lovely day here and I thought I’d post a little Sunday roundup. One of the big things I did this past week was clean out the front part of the garage which I use as my dye studio. I’m excited that it’s organized finally! I’ve been working on make some…

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Photography Scavenger Hunt: First Photos

I mentioned last week that I’ve joined Rinda’s Summertime Photography Scavenger Hunt. If you would like more information, check out her post here. Here is the list and I’m marking them off: 1. A sign welcoming people to your home town (or a nearby town) 2. A garden gnome 3. Birds on a wire 4.…

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