Do You Have a Story to Tell?

Do You Have a Story to Tell?

Do you have a story to tell, memories to share? Do you wonder if the stories you have told will be forgotten, or misremembered? The only way to be sure that your story is told, related accurately, and lives on after you do, is to write your stories down. As digital...
Survivor Coconut Popcorn Challenge

Survivor Coconut Popcorn Challenge

My husband, Rick, and I are fans of the Survivor television program. Whether we have recorded it or watched it when it was shown, we’ve never missed an episode. When the last season (Season 40) of Survivor ended, Rick and I were talking about how much the game...
MyMemories Blog Train, January 2021

MyMemories Blog Train, January 2021

Are you ready for some fun today?  Join the designers at MyMemories in our January Blog Train! Never participated in a Blog Train? It’s easy, just follow the links provided and hop from blog to blog, where each designer has a small FREE sampler mini-kit just...
Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

Home is where the heart is and the heart is connected to everyday moments as simple as walking the dog, watching birds rebuild a nest season after season, reading a favorite book, or relaxing with a bottle of wine or mug of fresh brewed coffee.  This is what I had in...
Can You Trust Your Memory?

Can You Trust Your Memory?

I was wrong. My husband was wrong. And, unknowingly, we perpetuated this untruth for years. When our son, Brian, was 5-years-old and our daughter, Jennifer, was 11 years old, we visited Magic Castle, a famous clubhouse in Los Angeles, California, where you can dine...
Why I Cut my Hair and Why I Let it Grow

Why I Cut my Hair and Why I Let it Grow

Until one certain incident in my life, my hair has always been long. I don’t remember how I felt about long hair as a young girl; but in my teen years, I appreciated the fact that I could wear it straight down, in a ponytail, put it up in curls, or fashion it...
Are You a Clean-as-You-Go Person?

Are You a Clean-as-You-Go Person?

Are you a clean-as-you-go person? Or do you have a tendency to set things down wherever you are when you finish using them? I hate to admit it….. I don’t know why I’m like this….. I’m pretty organized in my life, in general….. You...
What are Blend Modes in Photoshop?

What are Blend Modes in Photoshop?

Easily add color or contrast to your images with the use of Blend Modes. What do Blend Modes do? In general, each Blend Mode in Photoshop changes the way a layer interacts with the layer beneath it. More specifically, there are 5 groups of Blend Modes. Each group is...
Would You do This?

Would You do This?

I am not a formal person. I prefer jeans and a t-shirt to a dress. I am more likely to host a spontaneous get together than a formal party. And I would much rather eat at the kitchen table than in a formal dining room. In my house, at this time in my life, I look at a...