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Susan with Chace in the garden

Here, I will talk about topics I am passionate about: art, painting, mini Aussies, gardening, baking (everyone loves my muffins), and the musings of a creative life.

I hope you find these talks informative, educational, and entertaining.

Our Grand Adventure
Visiting the Grand Canyon

2023-11-01 Last Updated on: 2024-04-18

For more years then I can remember I have dreamed of visiting the Grand Canyon in Arizona USA.

Finally in October 2023, we were able to make it happen. And it did not disappoint.

It started with a whole bunch of travel plans. Once we had a dog sitter in place, we were good to go.
WestJet safely got us to and from Phoenix Arizona, with nor a hiccup. One of the first things we did was drive up...

Epic East Coast Adventure
Cousin's Tour

2022-11-01 Last Updated on: 2024-04-25

For the past couple of years, I have had a map of the East Coast, complete with push pins on my ‘vision’ board as a place we’d like to travel. We were delayed by the lingering COVID-19 viruses. In September, 2022, it was time. As I like to say, “If not now, when?”

The reason for this trip was two-fold. It was a cousin’s tour for my husband, as some he hadn’t seen in over 30...