Hi, friends!

First, I want to thank all of you for your comments on my recent post about the terrible wildfire that burned our ranch.  It’s still incredibly sad to look out over the burned pastures, destroyed homes and areas resembling moonscapes in my county.  So many people were displaced and are rebuilding their lives, but my community and others nearby are doing all we can to help them.  It’s just a sad disaster that we will remember for the rest of our lives.

Happily, we were able to recover enough and return to normal life in order to go down south to attend Costume College, which was a trip that we had planned more than 8 or 9 months before.  I will elaborate further on my CoCo experience in a later post, but for now I’m sharing this dress that I wore the first night to the Pool Party.  The theme for this year’s CoCo was the 1960’s.  This was the... [read more]