Fiddle Faddle, Georgian Bay & Special Wishes

Fiddle Faddle NSSC | My dad, mom, me, Bridget (sister, looking into the camera)

Today is a big day for several reasons – but it’s also a day to be grateful/blessed for growing up in a loving environment. I don’t take that for granted, I am thankful every single day. This is my family on our sailboat many (many, many) years ago. I vividly remember the curtains my mom made for the boat, they were a very cool purple/gold/off white stripe. I ran across this photo of a photo and LOVE IT!

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Bright and Happy Flowers!

Bright and Happy Flowers

I took a quick trip home to Michigan to see my family a few weeks ago. It was unexpected and sorely needed. I guess sometimes the best trips are the unplanned ones that you book the ticket a week in advance while you have company during a big wedding (nephew). No time to think about packing until the day before…

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Fall is my “happy place”!

Where am I??

Glorious! The arrival of fall like weather is nothing short of glorious to me. I am so excited for hot and humid weather to be on its way out! I am looking so forward to fresh air, cool breezes, open windows, flannel and polar fleece.

There, I said it. Ha… I am in my happy place when I can be *me* – born and raised in Michigan, here are a few of my fall memories…

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Bobbers on a bookcase…

I snapped a photo in my Dad’s studio, a very cool space where paintings are painted and flies are tied (fishing flies, not house flies, hehe). Bobbers are so cool. I loved them as a kid, while fishing with my Dad, using my purple plastic worm… I loved that worm, because I could bait my own hook. Never caught a fish with it, but that was OK.

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