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Five Photo’s, Five Stories Challenge #2- Bebe’s Horse

My blogger friend Skipah’s Realm invited me to a 5 day challenge to join the Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: “Post a photo each day for five consecutive days and attach a story to the photo. It can be fiction or non-fiction, a poem or a short paragraph and each day nominate another blogger for […]

By |May 27th, 2015|Horse Rider, Life with Girls, Photo|6 Comments

Where do you Blog?

Where do you blog?
Such a simple question, but filled with so many possibilities.  When I type this question into “Google” or “YaHoo” or any other search engine, it spits back countless articles on:

How to start a blog
How to get paid to blog
Why do blogs fail
Blah Blah Blah……

My question is relatively simple.  Where do you find […]

By |November 3rd, 2014|# 1 Traveling Companion, Life with Girls, Photo, Ray|34 Comments

Fall ~ Autumn ~ I puffy Heart YOU!

What do you call it?  Fall ~ Autumn ~ I puffy Heart YOU!  Don’t you just love it?
Depending where you reside you will refer to this season as Fall or Autumn. I puffy heart you, this season is a burst of color and a refreshing breath of fresh air! Don’t get me wrong now, Summer […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Photo, Ray|18 Comments

Mother of all Road Trips

What you may ask is the “Mother of all Road Trips”, and to that I will answer 7,500 miles round trip is the “Mother of all Road Trips”.  Holy monkey nuts, yes 7,500 miles round trip, that is what we took on this summer.

# One Traveling Companion
F, the running teen
Bebe, the horse girl
Me 🙂
A, F’s […]


Tattoo:  the act or practice of marking the skin with indelible patterns, pictures, legends, etc. by making punctures in it and inserting pigments.


I am not a fan of them, especially when the artwork is not great.    That said each to their own.  So when the # One Traveling Companion (Brad) went to Belize on […]

By |March 6th, 2014|# 1 Traveling Companion, Photo, Ray|10 Comments

Travels through Forty.

Courage To Do It!

Forty something…  The grays were taking over, all about the temples and converging on the bangs.  Last few years I have been watching them grow in, and plucking when they got obnoxious.  Should I go gray/white?  Should I start down the journey of religiously going to the salon?  Urgh, I don’t like […]

By |February 3rd, 2014|Life with Girls, Photo, Ray|0 Comments

Scary Clean House

Scary Clean House


I left the house at 6:30 am, with both the girls and #1 traveling companion still sleeping; off to do my thing I went.  Traveling companion called around 9 to inform me that he had not made the bed.  It’s a thing I have, if you tell me you didn’t do something, then […]

Keep Calm And Carry On

Keep Calm and Carry On

This saying popped up a couple of years ago, mainly on British objects.  Where on earth did it come from?

Google, as being British doesn’t give you the answer immediately…  Tada!


It is British, good old Winston Churchill, cigar and all got together to help a nation through the War.  A motivational poster […]

By |February 1st, 2014|Photo, Ray|0 Comments

Who Am I?


Who Am I?


I see many people answer this question on their blog with I am a…….




Police Officer



I feel that is what you are, or a part of you….

I answer this with….

I am Me!

By |February 1st, 2014|Photo, Ray|0 Comments