Things that made me… …sigh… NASA: Satellite Images of the Earth at Night …think… Gifts that Change Lives — especially the efforts of Hawa Abdi whose work you can support. …squeal Dogs learning to drive? Of course they can! …pick my jaw up off the floor Scientists Discover Children’s Cells Living in Mothers’ Brains which [...]
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- featuring my uncle’s Jack Russell, Roxy.
I’ve been wooed by a little knight recently: his name is Sir Banjo of Shyhound, and I am quite smitten… (Part of my composite photo project for my Photoshop class… more soon!)
Golly! It’s been a few weeks since my last post, which I think is the longest stretch I’ve not posted in a year. I guess sometimes life takes over and some things get pushed to one side, temporarily. I’ve been quite busy this past month with work, class, restocking my Etsy store (2 sales already, [...]
One of the best things about living in California is access to the beach. Specifically, the kind where you can let your dog run around off-leash. It’s doggie heaven for Banjo, and blissful for us. I can’t think of a better reason to voluntarily wade up to my thighs in jeans other than to teach [...]
Day 9: Socorro, NM to Gallup, NM – 337 miles / 542 kms It was with some tongue-in-cheek trepidation that I chose a town called Socorro to stay in for the night. ¡Socorro! is what you cry out in Spanish when you need help. Not the Would you mind giving me a hand with this? [...]
Day 4: Shreveport, LA to Austin, TX – 360 miles / 580 kms What a grimly amusing surprise this morning – our car covered with the bugs from last night’s Mississippi River crossing! Poor little Vlad-the-Chevy-Impala – it can’t be pleasant having squished critters all over your face. Still, it’s a small price to pay [...]
Road Trip Day 3: Trussville, AL to Shreveport, LA – 467 miles / 752 kms Another late start this morning, this time because I couldn’t resist Skyping my family – mum in southern Spain, dad in Los Angeles. So far, my iMac is surviving its journey in the boot (trunk) of the car! That’s obviously [...]