Don’t Hold Back

You  just have to love people who go all out to put a smile on the face of others, don’t you?

egg tree

USA Today


So don’t hold back………throw caution to the wind……………live large.


And have a wonderful Resurrection Day!

Vintage Campers Spotted At Auburn



When Jeff and I were at Auburn we used to love to spend our weekends hiking through these beautiful woods at Chewacla State Park in Auburn. There is a dam that forms a waterfall and people used to swim or go rock hopping. It was a great stress reliever from days on end spent drawing in studio.

Woods walking


Naturally I was intrigued when my photographer friend Robert Fouts said that he was going there last weekend for a campout with people who own vintage campers.

I had visions of old woody cars pulling these cute itsy bitsy campers behind them. I asked him if he would take some shots and share them with me since I knew his camera would be clicking away anyway. He kindly obliged. All images are his. You can see more of his work at or you can reach him at 334-549-1956.

vintage campout


Now don’t they just look happy to be there! Man and dog.

cindy barganier vintage campers


cindy barganier vintage campers


Oh my! How cute is this! It looks like Tybee Island on wheels.

cindy barganier turquoise vintage camper


cindy barganier turquoise vintage camper


barganier does vintage camping

Do I spy Duck Dynasty on the fridge? :)  And check out that old coffee pot. My grandmama used to call it a percolator.


vintage camping


I think this might be Robert’s but I’m not sure.

white fences, pink flamengos, vintage campers


How cute is it that they carry their own little yards/gardens with them… complete with the infamous pink flamingo.

wallpaper, banquettes and vintage campers


red,white,blue vintage camper


Something tells me this one had some Grateful Dead in its background. haha

tinware, zinnias vintage campers


camping, firestone, vintage trailer


Man! Look at that spread. We missed out.


pot luck with vintage campers


I will be the first to admit that I am not a camper but it looks like they had a great time, doesn’t it? Any ideas for a non-camping related trip we can all go on together?


Next post we catch up with an old friend who does love to camp. You just MIGHT want to know about his latest adventure. You are invited! Stay tuned.

That Day I Hired An Award Winning Chef

cooking with chefs

Photo credit: Modenus


See those guys? I think I seriously thought they would live with me one day. No really.

You see, many years ago The Writer and I bought a piece of land out in the country. Now this was a miracle in itself because I found the land and drug him out there to look at it and I AM NOT A COUNTRY GIRL- not by any stretch of the imagination. It’s not that I have anything against the country but I am an only child who has been on a life long quest to be around people. PEOPLE… not coyotes, not tree frogs, certainly not snakes, not a single one of them can listen to my humorous stories or tell me theirs. They don’t invite me to dinner or sing happy birthday to me.  Ahhh, but The Writer; that man never met a country he didn’t love. So in my head, I could make this work.

That’s where the trouble began… in my head.

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