Is it only me or the slogan "So they can be hungry for more" in an add to help fight child hunger is utterly, unacceptably, enragengly wrong?! This is an add campaign in my local Albertson's (a grocery store). This poster is on every check-out stand, just above eye level, passed by dozens and dozens… Continue reading This is Wrong – on Many Levels!
Last night I promised to share pictures of the visitors of the Fair that caught my eye. I have made the same promise to the good people who were kind to let me take their photos. Last year it were the ladies who shone for me - such taste, such creativity, so much… Continue reading Hidden Jems at Las Vegas Renaissance Fair 2016
Disclosure: I have to warn you upfront that this post is by no means an exhaustive account of the Age of Chivalry 2016. The festival lasts three days, Friday through Sunday, from 10am to 10pm. There are more than 40 guilds and troupes, over 60 craft vendors, up to 20 stages for performers. I attended… Continue reading Las Vegas Renaissance Fair 2016
Age of Chivalry 2016 is working its magic and transforming our dull reality into a Renaissance fairy tale once again. Even if for a weekend, we are given the precious gift of time travel and not just to anywhere, but to the most romantic period in history! Kings and Queens, knights, pirates, Vikings, craftsmen, magicians, exotic… Continue reading Las Vegas Renaissance Fair is Here!
I hear this phrase all the time: I wish they could stay babies forever! The sentiment is clear - babies are hard to resist. To be fair, they are created that way for a purpose - so we want to take care of them while they need us to survive! Moreover, as soon as they… Continue reading Wish They Stayed Babies Forever – Not!
Recently we went on a hike to a tiny waterfall here in the mountains. There on the rocks I saw some magical lizards - bright blue with gold, unbelievably fascinating! https://wpcomwidgets.com/render/ Google and Wikipedia tell me they are Plestiodon fasciatus or American five-lined skink . I was so taken by this wonder of nature that it was only… Continue reading Pictures for Memories or Pictures for Pictures?
Have you ever gotten so emotional coming up with and writing birthday wishes to a dear friend that you cried? Reminded me of that scene from Romancing the Stone where Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner) is sobbing over her typewriter in her pyjamas as she completes her own manuscript 🙂