Thoughts on Masha

Hello Blogging Universe! Sometimes you feel so vast and sometimes you feel so small. I never know if I am talking into a tin can or a megaphone. I did read a fairly informative article about whether or not one should ever even start a blog.  Without getting into it, I apparently fall into the... Continue Reading →

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That’s a Halloween Wrap

Greetings everyone. I have returned to wrap up my Halloween post even though it is now November 4th. Is anyone burned out yet? The timing on this is a little off because I am just realizing that the best time to post about Halloween costuming is while everyone is in the process of trying to... Continue Reading →

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Halloween, The Morning After

Happy November 1st everybody! I saw a caption on a post this morning that went something like, "feels like November." Included in this caption, was a picture of a lone pine tree dusted with snow. I don't really know what that all meant. I've seen multiple pics today of what appears to be Christmas trees... Continue Reading →

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Navigating the Autistic Teen

Like many of my blog posts, I am going to start this one out not knowing where this one is going. No worries though because I have a theme for this one, and that theme shall be  navigation. Sure, let the woman with ADD navigate this thing. What can go wrong? The truth is I... Continue Reading →

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The Comfort of Caves

Hey ya'll. Welcome to my late night musings. Let me start by saying that today was a day of goodbyes. First of all I was woken up at five AM by a daughter who snuck into my room with a whispered "MOM...?" I knew what that meant. It was time to roll out and give... Continue Reading →

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Smudging the House.

Just in case anyone is interested I am writing this blog post at 2:47 AM to the sound of my dishwasher whirling upstairs. I don't know what it is about the middle of the night but it fees like the energy dynamic has the capacity to set my mind on fire. I'm also more mindful... Continue Reading →

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Tales of a Selfie.

Hello everyone. Today started out like any other day...but continued onward to how many of my days have been going. Which leaves me with the same dumbfounded question, "What the F Rachelle?" I don't know how many of you have asked yourself this question, but it's one I've been coming back to repeatedly like a... Continue Reading →

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Feeling California

Hello everyone! This post comes to you from the dry region of the Intermountain West. Normally, I would not define my state in this fashion but after enjoying the temperate sea air of Northern California, I'm going to say that I did notice right off the bat, that I do in fact live in the... Continue Reading →

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That Sense of Home and Grey Gardens.

Greetings to all of you beautiful people. I don't know how things have been going where you live but spring is in the air in the Rocky Mountain region. We are bound to get more snow, but I'm enjoying this while it lasts. My crocuses and tulips are rearing their heads and time will tell... Continue Reading →

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Rabbit Holes and Distraction Techniques

Hello Everyone. Welcome to my forty-year-old autistic brain. Okay, maybe that is a stretch. I may or may not be on the autistic spectrum. Two of my children have been classified as being on the autistic spectrum. I've definitely got some adult ADD going on, and it's highly probable I am on there. My husband... Continue Reading →

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Rising above the Smog

Hello everyone. My daughter had a question for me yesterday. It was, "When are you going to do another blog post mom?" Now that is love, when your daughter is following your blog. Do you know what else is love? When a dog gives genuine human-like hugs. I'm so proud to share that my daughter's... Continue Reading →

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When Your Christmas is a Broken Hallelujah

I jinxed myself when I said I was going to have a simple Christmas. I jinxed myself when I said I knew which topics I was going to write about. Sometimes life will dictate what you will write about. My last blog post was a distraction really. I received a message from my daughter late... Continue Reading →

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The Muses of Fashion and eating that Humble Pie.

Christmas Hat-by Callie Losee. Hello Everybody. I hope your holidays are moving right along and your Christmas season has been cozy and delightful. I don't know if I would call my Christmas season your average "cocoa Christmas." My husband and I have been remodeling. My Christmas plans for simplicity have gone out the window. I've... Continue Reading →

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So this was Christmas;

Hello everyone. If you have been reading my blog than you will get that I wore my heart on my sleeve on the last one. I lost a family member on December 19th and I am not afraid to say the cause...which was suicide...deep exhale...I said it. With a blog post like that I did... Continue Reading →

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Reflections on Minimalism and Gift Giving.

Hello everyone. I want to start out by saying that my husband and I have an unusual holiday tradition that I have come to embrace over the years. My husband's annual  work Christmas party requires a jump over the Border of Utah into Nevada. My favorite part of this journey is driving past the Bonneville... Continue Reading →

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Zero Waste Challenges

Hello everyone. I just recently got done watching a video called, "Please Stop Recycling"   It was a good trigger for me because I have been mulling over this entire Zero Waste concept over the holidays. I have never been so disgusted by the amount of garbage in my bin as I am over the holidays. There... Continue Reading →

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Halloween Reel. Another one for the Archives.

This is it. This is thee grand 'ole Halloween I've been talking about for months. Was it everything I imagined? It was a nice distraction from the election hullaballoo. Last week was a toughie for the Unites States. Pipe bombs, Pittsburgh, Kentucky...there's an immigrant caravan that's roused up the hornets nest. Then...there's all that additional... Continue Reading →

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Favorite Halloween Lighting Trends

The time has come and Halloween season is upon us! I have only been antsy about this since I went to a theme park in June. This is the time when me and my people come out of the woodwork! You know who you are! Theatrical people, hidden goths, cosplayers, rockabillies, Halloween moms, carnies, re-enactors,... Continue Reading →

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Another Great Day in the Simulation

Hello Everyone. I am really excited to share this post with you. I feel I should get something out on the table right now because it has not come up in previous blog posts. I have had an ongoing love affair with Wyoming. It is a multi-generational thing really. My great-grandmother grew up in Cache... Continue Reading →

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