It’s Snowing!!!!!!

We have a precious video of Christopher when it snowed in San Antonio in 1985. He woke up that morning in January and looked out the window. I had put music on the movie and I had forgotten about the original sound track. When I heard his voice saying “It’s snowing” I thought that littleContinue reading “It’s Snowing!!!!!!”

Wine & Art (but mostly wine)

See the itty bitty paintings on the table? No? Well me neither. See the BIG BOLD paintings on the easels! At the sixth annual Wine & Art Festival last week (January 15, 2011) I donated five paintings. Tiny by comparison….and I did not have chance to have them blessed by the Pope! I wonder ifContinue reading “Wine & Art (but mostly wine)”


The holidays have lasted a long time……..Peyton was here for five weeks!!!!! (Thank you Annie Sturgis for this wonderful photo!)Christopher has been here since Christmas Eve!!!!He has been working hard. We are so proud of him and the way that he represents Groupon.  We had several days of  t-shirt weather, butit’s cold here in SanContinue reading “Staycation”

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 25,000 times in 2010. If it were the TajContinue reading “2010 in review”

Dog and Pony Show

The last time Princess Macaroni came out to the ranch, we gave her a hay ride in the wheel barrow. This time, she was a good sport being herded by Pony Boy….. Mini Macaroni gave Princess Mac a little love bite. The ponies know just how much they can get away with without being shippedContinue reading “Dog and Pony Show”

Dog Days of Winter

Tina, Dena, BV, the princess, Macaroni and the Labs, Bear and Lil Yellow came out yesterday for a fun photo shoot. It was overcast and a little chilly, but we warmed up fast. Getting through the gate where the ponies are was a little intimidating. It took a little while to get over the problemContinue reading “Dog Days of Winter”

The Fun Workplace

I thought that we had the perfect place to play around with art and digital photography. We can see the cardinals and other birds right outside the window, as well as our horses and longhorns peering in at us and pleading for breakfast every morning. Just ideal…..I did not see how cluttered and limited theContinue reading “The Fun Workplace”