Quilt Life: COVID-19 Style

Quilt Life: COVID-19 Style

What a crazy couple of months it has been. My calendar was full of quilt classes to teach at quilt shops and guilds, and I was looking forward to participating in the Spokane area shop-hop in April (for you non-quilters, a shop-hop is when you and your buddies pile...
2019 Quilting and Sewing Recap

2019 Quilting and Sewing Recap

Everything that I quilted and sewed in 2019. The year started off busy as I got ready for a trip to California to teach at a quilt guild and a couple quilt shops. I had to create multiple class samples and write patterns. I designed a new quilt-as-you-go pattern called Hugs or Kisses.

2019 Farmstead Report

2019 Farmstead Report

We’re coming to the end of our first full calendar year in Idaho, so I thought I’d take a look back at what we accomplished.We got to experience all four seasons in all of their glory and put to use things we learned from our adventures in 2018. Timber...
Heading Home

Heading Home

In case you were wondering, we did make it home to Idaho eventually, but it was not easy. After a week of extreme heat and humidity, we were anxious to get back to our farm and see what damage the snow had done to our garden. Not knowing what the weather would be...
Destination Kentucky

Destination Kentucky

The goal of our trip was to visit family in rural Kentucky. After meandering through middle America, we finally arrived at my brother-in-law, Bryan’s, farm. Due to various road closures, we saw a lot of small town Kentucky between Louisville and our destination...
Not All Rectangles Are Squares

Not All Rectangles Are Squares

After St. Louis, we drove across the southern parts of Illinois and Indiana to Charlestown State Park in Indiana. Our tourist destination was Louisville, Kentucky for bourbon tasting on the Bourbon Trail. Although Google did her best to lose us by directing us to...
Saint Louis

Saint Louis

Not all RV parks are created equally. The first few KOA parks we stayed in were park like with trees and greenery. As we travel into large cities, the options are fewer. Last night we stayed at Worlds of Fun RV Park, which is just outside an amusement park. It was...
Size Matters

Size Matters

Last week, we were at Black Sheep sporting goods to pickup something Shawn needed for the upcoming hunting season, and I noticed a huge display of paracord on sale. On the way out, we grabbed a few bundles and Shawn threw one in the RV. You may be thinking,...
Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore

On Friday afternoon, we arrived in South Dakota. The drive through Montana and Wyoming was long but scenic. I liked the look of Montana more than Wyoming, probably because there were more trees and greenery. We passed through some dismal towns in Wyoming, such as...
Bear Sighting in Montana

Bear Sighting in Montana

We have embarked on a 3-week adventure from Idaho to Kentucky and back. Unfortunately, due to the loss of our cat Sophie a couple weeks ago, we are traveling with a single cat on this journey. Although Chuck has the back seat all to himself now, he is still none to...