The First Walking, Talking Facebook :-)

My dad has always been a frugal person and for good reason.  He grew up on a farm, his family had little means and there were four boys, which meant making due however they could.  There were a lot of hand-me-downs, a lot of handmade things and not a lot of extras, if any at …

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Gold and Swarovski Memories

  I used to wear a watch, I did so for years and years.  I had a few different ones, but my favourite was a gold and Swarovski crystal one that my dad bought for me when we went to Switzerland as part of an almost month-long European vacation.  What a special time that was!  …

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Hitting the Road Again

Camping is spiritually, socially, emotionally and physically re-awakening for my soul!  It just is.  Plain and simple.  As soon as we hit the road, the longing inside me to be 'at one with nature' is immediately soothed.  The fresh, clean air, the familiar chirping sounds, the soft rustling of leaves, our roaring campfires--all of it …

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