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Gypsy
California
I am on adventure! Life is so good! Embracing the thought that things that can brake you can make you strong!
Interests: collecting, victoriana, clothes, altered books, vintage fashion, dolls, 1969 ford torino's, harley's, gardening and of course the beach!, writing, embroidery, beading, david bowie, my boy friend who i adore, he is the one true thing in my life. crazy quilting, old black and white movies
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Today I was noticing what I thought were shadows on the hills in my view only to realize they are the burn marks from the fire in August. The really dark part of the further ridge is the burn scar... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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Feeling sad from missing my girlfriends daughter wedding. We had planned before Covid that her bitches (our loving word for each other) would be there to help out and everyone went but me. But I am the only one that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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'Once upon a time there was humanity' Art by Pam Walder I feel like I am working really hard at keeping my core intact and losing traction. That whole decision I made in 2000, "Be Better, not Bitter", from 2016... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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The first 2 photos are of a plant that I received from my friend Chrissy when my bird died in December, the darn raccoons last night knocked it over and displaced the dirt! Grimmy little poo butts! So I repotted... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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This is a hard time of year to be on social media or to watch any TV. It started this week...the 20th Anniversary of 9/11. Every single year the going over of the horrendous day for the Country. The visual... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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First off I am grateful that my boyfriend was able to recover last night while he slept. No issues through the night, just a little grumpy today, but he has a pass. When you don't feel good you can be... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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I have been watching Disney plus all day...I didn't think I would enjoy Cruella, but I really did enjoy it. I will have to watch it again and then sketch through the movie. I love doing that. Then I watched... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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Always as October approaches I miss my grandma Carmen more than usual. Today I was remembering when I was a kid, and my grandma was alive, the family would get together for dinners and game nights. Some times there was... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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Today is one of the coolest days we will have, by Weds it will be over 100 again! GROAN So I spent the day making turkey chili and 2 turkey meatloaves to freeze. I want to do a soup but... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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I think all of our nerves are on edge...this is down the hill from us, but I have a friend who lives and works in Foresthill and it is such a beautiful area...it is hard to see this happening. And... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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Happy Birth Day to the Love of my Life. I call him WGB, Worlds Greatest Boyfriend, he has had the title for 21 years. I never knew love like this before! Some times he gets on my last nerve as... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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"Don't employ a gallon of words to covey a teaspoon of thoughts." A quote from a commonplace notebook I know that I can be a deep diver and get intense with my discussions...so on a light note... My garden is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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Here we go again. Church and State is not being separated, stepping on other people's rights, religious bullies, rhetoric for the sheep. Texas is disturbing. Look it, you do not have the right to decide for other people HOW they... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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Facing our Demons. Be fearless your nerves will thank you. Every so often when the world becomes so triggering, I remind myself to have a tea party across from the old Demons that can pop up. Look them in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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Any motivation to write is a good thing. When I interviewed Maya Angelou, she told me to write this sentence in my notepad and to never forget it: "Every storm runs out of rain." I still think of that line... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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I was so happy to read the Well Appointed Desk blog post on the latest Tomoe River Paper: Tomoe River Paper Of course I panic bought some journals that I can use if Hobonichi doesn't use Tomoe River Paper next... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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We convince ourselves that life will be better after we get married, have a baby, then another. Then we are frustrated that the kids aren't old enough, and we'll be more content when they are. After that, we're frustrated that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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We finally planted the Memorial Rose in the pretty pot...I told WGB it is our Swedish Rose! Blue and Yellow! Repotted these as well. Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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I wasn't ready for the 2 hour drive but we did it again, drove back to the pottery place, our mini meyer lemon tree and orange tree need to be repotted and fertilized. So we decided to get two more... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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We have a really nice home and I am grateful for it, and a little at a time we try to improve it. We have been updating our garden. I bought a yellow rose in memoriam for Crackers, and it... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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We had a rep come out from a solar company to discuss our needs for this house. Recommendations were where WGB thought they should be. I like the fact that they are a worker-owned cooperative and do living wages, it... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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Since being in this pandemic over a year...I feel like this! It has been a tough year, and my word for 2021 is "Re-Engage" because I am having a really hard time being around people. It is a VERB which... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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A British and Roman priest who attempted to annihilate the Druids, conducted exorcisms to banish the great Irish faery deity Aine, who told lies about the faery, who claimed he threw Pagan women who would not convert into the ocean... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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Time to start saving...they found the issues with my AC in the car and it is not good, in fact, I am disappointed in my old mechanic that replaced all these things that need to be replaced AGAIN in less... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure
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Well in February, I did a major maintenance on my car, it is a 2000 Monte Carlo, and only has 55,000 miles on it. So it is so worth making sure it is running right. We even put new tires... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2021 at The Gypsy on Adventure