My Thoughts and Adventures…

A place to share the things that matter in my life, whether it be living tiny in an RV, spending time with my family, photographing this beautiful country while making memories or how I’m coping with life in general. I hope that it can at least make someone smile or laugh, even if it’s at my own expense.

July Weight Loss Update

Here I am at the end of the last month of my nine month program asking myself how did I make it? The answer...lots of will power and strength. I'll be honest when I started I had no idea if I would make it to the...

Janome HD-3000 Sewing Machine

On June 7th I ordered a new sewing machine. One that I had been eyeing for quiet some time, but never had the courage to purchase. Circumstances finally give me the incentive to purchase, but unfortunately it would...

June Weight Loss Update

Wow! I can't believe I have finished yet another month on my weight loss. I am so excited to be down a total of 47.4 pounds. When I started this journey I had no idea how hard it would be nor if I would last more...

Day 100 Working From Home

Today is June 20, 2020 and I have been working from home for the past 100 days. For a long time I always wanted to work from home, but never got the courage to set out on my own to run my own company form home and...

May Weight Loss Update

I have been on this program for 7 months now and I am happy to say that I am down 45 pounds. To be honest, when I started, I wasn’t sure that I would last a month, so I am very proud of my commitment to stick with...

Eclair Cake Recipe

For the last 15 years or more I have been making eclair cake after my aunt showed up to a family get together with one of these delicious desserts. My children loved them so much that my son use to request this as...

Happy 5th Birthday, Harley

Today we celebrated the 5th birthday of our baby girl, Harley. It's hard to believe that 5 years have come and gone as time seems to be moving really fast. She is a doll baby and so easy. She likes everything you...

The Many Changes to My Childhood Home

I grew up in the small town of Molino, Florida, which is located north of Pensacola, Florida in Escambia County.  The population as of July 1, 2019 was 1,394.1 Although I could not locate anything to back it up, I...

My Love of Flowers Never Changes

I have always loved flowers and every time I go to visit my parents I know I will have plenty of opportunity to shoot these fantastic gems. There are so many different ones to look at and I never know the names and...

A Trip to Florida During Quarantine

It has been months since I have seen my parents and children. My trip to Louisiana was canceled back in March due to COVID-19 and I was at the point that I needed a break from all the bullshit and was ready to take...