Jury Duty (Partial Experience)

The inevitable finally came to be. I was summoned this week for jury duty. How was it partial experience? Well, the trial was expected to last 3 days, but a medical emergency created a cancellation. We were half of the way through the case, so I was disappointed. Of course, I hadn't been so enthused [...]

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I Guess We’re Finally Renovating

My husband and I live with my mom, and ever since he moved in, he thought the house needed fixing. My dad had wanted to make changes, but he was elderly and he never had extra savings for something like that. He's passed on, but we are here--young, creative, and cheap. Anyway, just about everything [...]

Goldendoodle & Chihuahua: First Hike (Attempted)

So being who I am, I figured, "Why not take the dogs on a hike?" I know it may seem out of place to take a Chihuahua hiking, but this is the same dog who can eat a meal his very own size. Maybe that doesn't seem to compare, but what I really mean is [...]

Camping at DeWeese Reservoir

So this time around, James and I decided to take the dogs camping with us. We accompanied our friends Les and Jan to Westcliffe, Colorado. Camping at DeWeese Reservoir is actually free of charge. There are two options: the shaded pine tree area up the hill or anywhere around the lake. Les and Jan have [...]