Some of you may know I love arts and crafts. During our cross country road trip I insisted on making space in the sidecar for my jewelry making supplies. You can purchase items through my Esty Store and learn more about my jewelry in the Jewelry section of our website. The shop features handmade jewelry, … Continue reading Support the cause!
I promised I’d tell the story of my breakdown in Tecopa, Ca. It was the first of two breakdowns that added some zest to the last leg of my trip. I was driving a 30-mile unpaved road through the Kingston Mountains to China Ranch Date Farm. The views of the valley as I was descending … Continue reading Right Back Where I Started From
After Big Bend, I headed northbound to Las Cruces, NM. There I stayed with a kind woman who was a former resident of my old hometown in Sonoma County. After being away from home for 3+ months, just being around somebody from Sonoma County did a little bit to help my homesickness. She made me … Continue reading “A Godforsaken Botany Bay of a Place”
Spending time with my extended family in Kansas turned out to be a blessing. My grandparents drove me to Wamego, where we reviewed family history. I looked out the window as my grandmother narrated the tour; she pointed out the house where my grandmother was raised and the small building that was her schoolhouse. The … Continue reading We’re not in Kansas Anymore