june 14, 2019

“My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother’s voice and smile.” ~ Jennifer Garner     You first met Judge in 2014 when his person,

may 26, 2019

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” ~ Anatole France     Stacy needed to install some gear for Deb, so I tagged along to see her new house. It’s absolutely fabulous. In fact, it’s spectacular. I also got to see her beloved Banjo, best friend and protector, and her 16 year old cat, Sophie who met us at the door and welcomed us

february 17, 2019

“Change how you see and see how you change.” ~ Zen Proverb     Wheewheechoo is an adorable dog, but he absolutely does not, not one bit, 100% disapproves of cameras. Nevertheless, she persisted and got at least one of him. He’s a good boy.

february 2, 2019

“Never in the history of calm down has anyone calmed down by being told to calm down.” ~ Unknown     Look at this face. I’m in love with this little guy. I must be to get up at 7am on a Saturday to have him at the vet. Nothing’s wrong, it was just time for the yearly visit for Wally and the cats. Everyone is very healthy, although after

october 31, 2018

“I hope there are days when your coffee tastes like magic, your playlist makes you dance, strangers make you smile, and the night sky touches your soul. I hope there are days when you fall in love with being alive.” ~ Brooke Hampton     The most beautiful part of a sunset may not always be the sunset itself but the glorious colors cast to the east. The 2-Pony Ranch

september 16, 2018

“A man who limits his interests limits his life.” ~ Vincent Price     This is, without a doubt, the best photo of the weekend and it’s fitting that it comes at the end of the best thing at Scarefest, besides my Okie peeps of course, and that was a lecture by Victoria Price. If her name doesn’t ring a bell, take a look at today’s quote. That’s Victoria’s dad,

march 31, 2018

“Without rain nothing grows, learn to embrace the storms of your life.” ~ Unknown     The last day of March has been wonderful. Catherine Brereton and I had a little business proposal that went swimmingly (stay tuned for that news). Me and the boy above got some overdue yard work out of the way. I played a little music. And then Stacy and I tried a great new Mediterranean

january 1, 2018

“As we move from one year into the next, let us heal this hurting world with love and beauty. Let us live in hope instead of fear. Let us do the work we came here to do with peace as our guide. Let us shine for one another. Let us allow the movement of grace. Let us dream into one another’s hearts, remain open to possibility, and remember our true

december 19, 2017

“A wise man once said nothing.” ~ Unknown     Wally wanted to stop by the outhouse and say ‘Happy Holidays.’ He’s such a good boy. 

october 18, 2017

“When you are generous, sometimes people will take advantage. You may be respectful and yet some people will still be unkind. You may be a good person, and some people will nonetheless still treat you terribly… How you treat others is really about who you choose to be in this life… That’s how the world changes — one brave person like you being kind.” ~ Bryant McGill     Our