Morning

You have to get up early ... Read more ...more

What's a girl to do?

A degree of confusion has tainted my focus. I've been looking for part-time work in addition to my Contract Sales work with Cowgirl Dirt and I've been putting together a Business Plan for a small retail home show business I am considering.Today I found a message on my voice mail ... read more  ...more

Hey Frangelico, meet me after dinner!!

Sofia has been at it again! This time she sent me a wonderful bottle of Frangelico. I was pleased to learn that Frangelico, in conjunction with celebrity Chocolatier MarieBelle, is set to unveil a limited edition truffle for the holiday season....more

Get the party started ... have a cognac party at your place!

The party was at my brother-in-law's last weekend for a combination celebration of my nieces 30th birthday and Father's day and it was a perfect time to have a Cognac Party! Ever have one?Miss Sophi sent me a very nice bottle of Camus' Cognac Borderies XO to try and review* and that's just what we did as we all enjoyed the warm, sunny day in my BIL's backyard....more

No need to feed Trolls ...

Today, after almost four years of blogging, a "troll" showed up on the blog. If you don't know, a troll is someone who comments in an inflammatory way, is completely off topic, their claims make no sense to the posting and who's purpose is ... well, I don't really know what their purpose is at all. Oh! and they are most always anonymous, as this one was today.Are you kidding me! This is not even a smart troll! ...more

Night Lights ... a short story

Kara woke to the sound of thunder and the branches of the tree outside her window slapping against the clapboard. She walked to the window to close it and saw a light in the distance. Glancing at the clock on her side table, she knew it couldn’t be a light in the dock office. Ben had already locked up for the night after tying up and securing all the boats. He certainly wouldn’t be doing paperwork at 2:30 in the morning. The storm, although loud, was not serious enough to be a concern....more

Rum cocktails? Why not!

Graduation parties all around! I had a great weekend celebrating my nephews college graduation. My sister was a gracious host and the party was a delight. The fun part was the Flor de Cana Rum arrived just in time  to be a hit and we made pitchers of ... read more...more

Sun Fun with Rum

Happiness is being asked to take on a 'Fun in the Sun' project! Plus I have a 'Spiked Ice Tea' drink to share and I'll tell you all about it here ... Yo Ho Ho!!...more

Coyotes song in my head

Reading my old posts has remined me why it's time to go back ... back to New Mexico ... read more...more

Summertime Cocktails

Each summer I like to pick out a cocktail to make my signature for season. This summer it will be ... Read More...more