Monday, January 31, 2011

Week 49.............a little color

peeking thru

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

What Mr Doodles has been up to

If you click on this photo I think it will enlarge enough to see the pieces.
Of course he has help from the furry black beast.  I talked him into making some anklets but I have to come up with some designs.  Don't ask what he is gonna do with all of these...............................

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Monday, January 24, 2011

Week 50................project.............vintage


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Friday, January 21, 2011

New wake up call..............

Nope not on my cell phone, this would be the braying of one of those cute little burros I shared
with you the other day.

It surely is a startling sound coming from a sound sleep and the only light is from the very bright full moon.

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

I just don't get it...............

As of right now we are staying in Yuma, Arizona.  Along with being a border town this area is  also  referred to as the lettuce bowl of the United States.

Please explain to me on why that on January 18, 2011 I went to the grocery store, purchase a head of lettuce for the whopping amount of $1.49.  I look on the packaging and I  see that this head of iceburg lettuce is from some podunk town in Florida.  WHAT!!!

Like I said I just don't quite understand the workings of the agriculture business.  Having said that wouldn't it be better to buy what is grown local???  Not just because I paid waaaay too much for a head of lettuce to be transported from Florida to Arizona.  I bet someone just like me in Florida is saying WTH am I buying Arizona lettuce for when they grow the exact same thing down the road.

I am a tad annoyed..........but then I'm the dope that paid $1.49 for the stupid lettuce that came all the way from Florida to my market here in Arizona.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Bogey has a new playmate

Well Hi there!!  Aren't you cute.
Well not really playmates in the strictest sense but he was quite interested that we were outside with these furry creatures and he wasn't.

An explanation needed here these are wild burros that roam these desert grounds.  They have been around for a very long time, back in the gold rush about them here.  Norm calls it donkeyland!!

You brought a friend

Our neighbor John getting acquainted with these  nosy burros.

What a sweet face..........this one was quite small.

I think Bogey just might enjoy the hummingbirds that frequent the area  a lot more than these wild burros. 

Monday, January 10, 2011

Week 52.............a project

Breakfast of freshness

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Friday, January 07, 2011

A project...........starting Monday

That photo class I mentioned earlier, well  I got kicked started with an assignment in addition to the class.   There was mention of a project that has been around awhile called 52 week project, meaning a photo taken each week and shared.  There is also a 365 project however that is just a tad too ambitious for me at the moment. 

Think I can handle the 52 week project.  So you as friends and visitors keep me honest and hold me accountable.  Let's see what I can come up with................

Thursday, January 06, 2011

The Gypsy Caravan has landed

We have landed in the Copper State  (AZ)  enjoying seeing friends from last year. 

Have great intentions of organization, some schooling on photo taking for me, Norm is gonna take a beading class (I can hear his friends now gasping).  But he's really good and with a little more knowledge to sharpen his skills he should be great.  He does the peyote beading which is the very small tedious weaving.  He calls what beading I have done just stringing rocks, hmmmm!!

There happens to also be a very full calendar of goings on in the Yuma area.  We will be attending the Tucson Gem show the beginning of February, stopping in  Quartzsite for their  Craft show along the way.  The Air Show in Yuma is a must towards the end of March.

One of the reason we'll be going to Tucson is to pick up our wood for the floor we will be installing in the RV.  Looking at all the goings on wonder if we'll have time  for the floor installation.

I shall take photos so.......................

Monday, January 03, 2011

No resolutions for me!!

How bout  2011 being a year of content and comfort. Actually any year should be content and comfort!!
I plan no particular order

*organize my photo's

*plan on winning back my bottle of tequila

*to be more physically active

* go paperless  and plastic bagless whenever possible.

* watch the sunset every nite over the  beautiful Pacific Ocean

* buy rain boots cause I might need them where we are spending the summer

*To explore the moments in life that lead to contentment

I borrowed this idea from my friend Sandi at Whistlestop, one of her promises is to spend more time in Tuscany................Sandi I hope that happens because hearing of your adventures is wonderful!!