Saddlebags Transformation Reveal

Saddlebags BEFORE & AFTER

The old saddlebags we found in Salida last weekend have received a makeover and made their debut on our bicycle cruise last night. We logged approximately 20 miles over streets and trails (and through sprinklers). The leather and the closures are a bit stiff yet, but each time I opened or closed the bags for water/wallet/jacket/camera/phone (all of that fit […]

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WWE, August Glass Earrings, MY FABULOUS DOG & Deodorant – (how’s that for a title??)

WWE, August Glass Earrings, MY FABULOUS DOG & Deodorant

While I don’t follow sports in general, and the WWE in particular, I couldn’t help but take an interest in the reality TV show “Tough Enough” when my kids told me that their high school cross-country teammate was one of the contestants. Being a very small rural school, I had no trouble remembering Sara Lee from their CC meets as a quiet, […]

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Chicken & Dumplings

Chicken & Dumplings - just like grandma used to make!

I love me some chicken & dumplings! My grandma used to make the very best, and I could kick myself for not getting recipes from her – or at least paying attention when she was whipping up all her fantastic Southern dishes. But all of my childhood memories of my grandma’s down home family dinners consist almost entirely of climbing […]

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Nash Restoration – Ready, Set, G-g-g-g…

Bumper sticker: "I'M PEDDLING AS FAST AS I CAN" |

It goes with the territory. A prominent characteristic of having a “scattered life” is having WAY too many interests – and projects at ALL stages of completion. We just loved this cute little Disney looking car when we found it on Craigslist. It had been sitting underneath someone’s carport for years (decades??), and was under snow and dead leaves with […]

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