Photographers … check this out

If you love to take photos you’ll love this inspirational site.  And Skye’s  giving away an awesome workshop workbook.  Check it out at


A New Addition to the Family

And he is so cute.  He is a Chesapeake Bay Retriever and looks very like his dad Kona who is now 8.  We’re calling him Willoughby – Willou for short.  He’s pretty laid back for a puppy except at night when he howls when we put him in his crate – he is soo LOUD!  Meow and Athena our cats surreptitiously trail him – they’re not sure on whether he’s acceptable yet! 




Ice Fishing

It’s been a strange week with temperatures.  Last week it was -10 degrees – today it’s now 25 degrees with a forecast of 50 !! and the snow is melting.  Fortunately, last week when we went ice fishing it was a balmy 10 degrees !!  Fish and Game had cut out 200 holes in the ice for the kids to ice fish. They used popcorn shrimp as bait.  Unfortunately, there were no bites that day but the kids enjoyed their time there and the hot chocolate and cookies.

Here’s some pics of Lauren and her friends from the day.





Here’s a digi LO I did of the day.