Cowgirl Chronicles

You’re going where?

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Hi Ho Silver Away!, Seattle | 2 comments

SSeattleBlog_webome chapters in one’s book of life seem to write themselves, plodding along with all the excitement of a history textbook. Others take the form of a mystery thriller, pouncing upon you when you least expect it, even though you sensed change was lurking somewhere around a distant corner.

The next chapter for Scott and me is a doozy, one we saw coming and planned for, but not now and not quite in this fashion. In short, we have sold our loft in downtown Phoenix, are frantically shoving our stuff in boxes and will be heading out May 11. Destination: Seattle … we think. (more…)

If I ever needed another reason to knit …

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Cowgirl Knits, We Are Family | 2 comments

NanasAngel_web… I have found it. Emma – I’m pretty sure that pure merino wool was made just for you.

Thank you, Mountain Meadow Wool, for offering natural, dye-free, fiber from your Wyoming ranch for the most precious of knitting projects. (more…)

If you don’t believe in miracles

Posted by on Oct 11, 2013 in We Are Family | 2 comments

BundleOfJoy_Framed_web… think again. (more…)

The Weminuche

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Hi Ho Silver Away! | 0 comments

5806_UteCreek_webOne of the best things about RVing is the opportunity to stay in a nice park with services one wants and needs while at the same being located in mountain paradise. This is certainly the case at Mountain Views at River’s Edge RV Resort in Creede where we spent most of our summer.

It was not unusual for us to hike for hours in solitude and be back before noon to grab groceries or to throw several loads of clothes into the wash.

Other days, we would leave the park early for a day trip’s worth of sight-seeing. Such was the case with our exploration of the area near the Weminuche Wilderness Area. (more…)

Up, up and away

Posted by on Oct 6, 2013 in Hi Ho Silver Away! | 2 comments

6203_SecondBalloon_webOne morning in late August, as I enjoyed my coffee, I heard a strange hissing noise. Scott had left early to go fishing, and my first thought was “oh-oh, we have some kind of leak, and I’m going to blow up the Airstream.” (more…)