Author: elizabetheloise

Islands in My Dreams

Last April I made a list. In six short days I’m gonna be checking a few things off said list. The actual implementation of these various goals looks a bit different than what I originally pictured, but that’s the beauty of it, isn’t it? You announce your intentions, let the grand symphony of the Universe..

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She’s Gone Around the (Big) Bend

Big Bend has been on my list of places to visit for quite a while. I’ve lived three quarters of my life in the Lone Star State but time and money and motivation didn’t fall into sync until just recently. As luck would have it, I was hired to do floral design for a wedding..

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Fanning the Fumes

Living in a 5th wheel, IMHO (yeah, don’t be embarrassed I had to google it too–it stands for In My Humble Opinion), is freaking awesome. It’s been a year now, and I have zero regrets. The simplicity is downright sublime. Who knows what the future holds, but I’ll say this, life in 306 ft² has prepared..

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Elizabeth is Learning New Things

Warning: Not safe for delicate ears. When my ex-husband John was a mere lad he enjoyed playing carpenter with his own little hammer, nails, and wood. His dad was working in construction those days and what little boy doesn’t like to emulate his daddy? One day, when his grandmother, “Hoddie,” was visiting, she overheard him hammering, and yammering..

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Leap, the Net Will Appear

Elizabeth does not want to live in a box. I’ve been lucky enough to live and work in a small town where, even at its worst, rush hour is hardly ever more than a twenty-minute inconvenience. On the rare and unavoidable occasions when I am forced into the city and subjected to the true horror..

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