Do Free!

In the last place we lived, there was a zoo that to get in was¬†technically¬†free, but they did have places you could leave donations (the suggestion was that everybody leave $1.) Many communities – especially larger areas – have free events/activities/places. Participating in these is a great way to spend time with family/friends without spending … Continue reading


I love taking photos, of pretty much everything. I also love to edit photos. It is fun to see the differences you can make simply by taking a photo and tweaking MANY different aspects of it. There are many different ways you can see the world through a camera lens. It is also a simple … Continue reading


My husband and I sometimes like to take drives… although not as inexpensive as it use to be, it is still a fairly inexpensive activity. For the price of gas it gives us a chance to talk, see beautiful sights… Oh and get out of the house. While I realize that this isn’t feasible for … Continue reading

Hobbies: Nature

Aroboretum Spring

My husband went to graduate school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We both grew up in the west, so mountains were everywhere. Living without them was an adjustment, and I’d have to say we did not like it a lot to begin with. However, we soon discovered all the wonderful nature areas that were to … Continue reading