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Sandra on her Scooter at Gelson's Market

They Called Me Mountain Mama

That’s what my family called me. No hike in the Sawtooth Mountains of Idaho was too daunting for this woman.    Keep reading »

Huge Pine trees falling


If a 125-foot pine tree crashes down a hillside… …topples over three enormous neighboring pineKeep reading »

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My 11 Guilty Pleasures

Here is the list of my 11 guilty pleasures.Keep reading »

Easy Peasy Minestrone

My dear husband casually strolled into the kitchen, opened the refrigerator and declared, “Why, it looks like aKeep reading »

Me in my funny Valentine costume


 Guess who…? …and guess what song I am? I’ll give you the answer at the end of this post. Gotta wait forKeep reading »

Is it the chicken or the egg thing?

Do I love reading because my father insisted that I get books from the library, or do I just love reading? In theKeep reading »

Did you always know you were an artist?

 NO! NO! Not at all. My two sisters and I were each seven years apart in age. I was the youngest. One day, when I wasKeep reading »

Chocolate Chip Cookies

…and chocolate chip cookies will heal you…

  That was the only thing I could think of to help. You see, a relative was ill, really ill, been in theKeep reading »

Bunny rabbit

Once upon a time…

…there were three Liriope Muscari.                                                           Pappa Liriope      Keep reading »