Month: July 2015

Rattle Snake Ice Cream or Coffee and Coconut Shakes

You know how Kim Carnes sang about she’s got Betty Davis eyes? Well last night while watching the heart radio CMA show we realized that Tippy has Garth Brooks eyes. Which means he has creepy eyes. I’m trying to explain to Tippy proper rattlesnake etiquette  in this picture while he checks me out with those crazy eyes. …

I’ll Miss that Drowling Monster

I feel so blessed for this summer in the Big Bear Valley. I’ve always been a Running Springs girl and I loved my small town but I am completely spoiled now by the beauty and tranquility of Big Bear Lake. This morning was Tippy’s last morning to hike with us before he returns to Nor. …

Indian Style Grilled Eggplant Slices

It was eighty five degrees as we slowly, grudgingly hiked out of the canyon. My foot ached as I slowly put one foot in front of the other and tried to concentrate on not puking. I was chugging water even though I was not thirsty in the least bit, as I lurched uphill slowly. I …

That One Time I Had Fun in Hemet

The first thing I noticed when I walked into the massive ranch house was Seattle Slew’s blankly. Yes, I mean Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew. Draped over a couch ( what kind of couch? I have no idea; I was mesmerized by the most price list piece of thoroughbred horse racing history I have ever …