Wonderland – Repost

  I didn’t realize I had posted this once before, but I have been feeling a bit nostalgic today remembering the amazing, unique childhood my sister, Erika, and I had.  We were truly two of... Read More

As I Age – Repost

I wrote this over three years ago, but I find it more fitting today than I did then, so I am reposting it today. As I have aged, I have become kinder to myself, and I’ve become less critical of myse... Read More

In a Nutshell

  Growing up as the daughter of a wildlife biologist in Eastern Oregon, the majority of my time as a child was spent in the outdoors while my dad conducted his research. As a result, I developed a... Read More


I came across a word on a Facebook meme today, and it really resonates with me, and even though we are nearly four months into the year, I am picking it as my word for the year. AUDACIOUS a :  intre... Read More


It has become summer time, and my family and I have been living at our mountain home for many weeks. Lily White is an old gold mining camp established in the early 1860’s, and it was named after the... Read More

This Great, Giant Need

For as long as I can remember, I have had this driving need to go.  I don’t need to have a specific destination, I just need to go, as if I am always searching and never finding.  There are t... Read More

This Weekend I Learned

That, even as self conscious as I tend to be, I am really looking forward to my adventure as a wood elf! AmyNature Girl. Mom. Wife. Friend. Photographer. Sewer. Crafter. Artist. To borrow a phrase &#8... Read More