Tag Archives : road trip

Amish Medical Sharing


At the Amish Auction, there are many, well, Amish people. Dressed in Amish clothes, believe it  or not. As a modest dress fashionista – is that possible? I am fascinated with examining the Amish costume. I admire the talent these women possess, to sew clothes for their entire families.   Many are color coordinated, obviously sewn from an entire bolt of…

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Amish Auction


One of the things I enjoy most in Southern Colorado, is going to the local Amish auctions. There are several during the summer months. They are actually consignment auctions, open to the entire community, like one big garage sale. You can bring your stuff and they will auction it off for a commission. A professional auctioneer is hired, but the…

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Brown Bagging for Road Trips


This weekend marks the official beginning of the summer season. Whether you are going on a day trip or traveling from one location to another, it is nice to save on the fast food and restaurants by having some quick meals, ready to eat. With a little planning and preparation, meals on the road can be quick, easy and tasty.…

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It’s Christmas Time in the City


  I just got back to the homestead from visiting my family in the Big City.  It was a particularly enjoyable visit, and for once I wasn’t quite ready to come home.  This trip, I was able to appreciate the little pockets of respite in an otherwise dingy, expensive, lonely city life. I sat outside my son’s apartment, watching him…

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