Monthly Archives: August 2010

Squeezy Buns

I am paraphrasing J.M.Barrie from Peter Pan, “When the first baby laughed for the first time, that laughter broke into a million little stars and they became fairies. ┬áThat is how fairies were born.” For the first time in quite … Continue reading

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Momma Don’t Camp – Or Does She? (The Conclusion)

Terror. Sheer Terror. I have to do something to keep from crawling out of my skin as we continue on to the next camp, Appaloosa Springs. If I crawl out of my skin, there is nowhere to go but straight … Continue reading

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Momma Don’t Camp Part 1

I am sitting by a campfire in North Yellowstone, right on the Montana/Wyoming border. My family and I are waiting for dinner to be cooked and served to us. We have ridden approximately six hours covering nine miles of up … Continue reading

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The Power of Illusion

I have personally come to believe that we all have one great illusion that weaves itself into the fabric of our lives. Maybe some people have more than one. Perhaps there are even people who have so many illusions that … Continue reading

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I Am NOT Making This Up!

About a month ago, we were invited to a very elegant wedding in Wilmington, North Carolina. Since we have dear friends in Raleigh, we decided to land there and visit with them before heading to the coast for all the … Continue reading

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A Case For Hokum

For some reason, I feel compelled to talk about hokum. I have been pondering that word a lot. It is a blended word, a combination of hocus pocus and bunkum. That is the etymology anyway. The definition is a device … Continue reading

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