A rainbow of colors in an Arizona Sonora desert.

“Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” Mayo Angelou  Thought I share some Spring time colors to brighten your day. Been a lot of snow out there in the world lately. Hope you are all safe and staying warm. These photos are from my many hikes and walks over the years here in my home…

Arizona adventures…visit to a country museum.

I miss museums. I don’t know if they are open in your area but here in our part of the world they are still closed and have been for almost a year now. I used to do monthly museum visit before the pandemic. What my husband and I called our date days. My children grew…

Shopping trip to the Lavender Farm

This months small business shopping adventure happened months ago actually. It was way before the pandemic. I would end up stopping by the Lavender Farm a second time after the pandemic but they were not allowed to be officially open yet because it was still during the lock down .   I went back the…

Back to Our Little Red House…part two.

  ” Sometimes the road you travel doesn’t lead to the destination you had hoped for. But if you can look back on the trip and smile…then it was worth it.” Trigger warning- subject covers what it is like during a pandemic here in Arizona. If anyone reading this is fed up with the negative…

 Walking with the giants.

Lisa over at Boondock ramblings gave me this idea for a fun little post. She commented on one of my posts about how big the cacti were in one photo and that got me thinking that maybe there are others out there in the world that haven’t been exposed to cacti like someone who grew…

Shopping trip to a real Arizona trading post.

Oh boy, do I have a fun one to share with you all this time. Out here in the old west we used to have trading posts in the middle of nowhere Arizona where natives, cowboys and pioneers would get most of their supplies. There was a lot of bartering that went on too. Sometimes…

  Arizona adventures-festival of lights

“ Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show.” For the past couple of years, my family and I take a road trip to the Besh ba Gowah archaeological site, about a mile away from Globe Arizona. This is an event I recommend to anyone visiting our state…

When it rains it snows…at Our Little Red House that is.

It’s that time of year again. That time of year that makes it impossible to drive up to check on our place because the days we have free are also days when big storms roll into our state. Every time it rains here, it snows up north. We are desert creatures, having been raised in…

  A road trip to the country.

  “A little bit of country is good for the soul.”   We are so happy to finally have a truck. Remember the accident my husband was in a couple months ago? Everyone was okay and that is the most important part and now we have a vehicle to drive up north with. The day…

Checking in at Our Little Red House.

“Don’t wait until you have reached your goal to be proud of yourself. Be proud of every step you take toward reaching that goal.” Drove up to check on Our Little Red House. We had to check on the solar that was installed up there. The electric company is renting Our Little red house for…