Author Archives: lmarmstrong66

About lmarmstrong66

I'm a blogger, painter, writer, singer. For the love of all things in nature and creativity.

Late Italian Summer


This morning I caught myself doing that old lady Italian thing. You know what I’m talking about, that hang half your body over an open window and gaze out at the world kinda thing? I gotta say, it feels kinda … Continue reading

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Crackhouse Camper Van


Ever wonder what the guidelines are for Air Bnb? Yeah, me too. When I travel, I often like to take the road less travelled. It always ends up being worth the risk and offers up tons of blogging opportunities too. … Continue reading

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Share the Love Globally


One of the things I have benefitted from the most out of writing this blog for the past ten years is having the opportunity to meet and connect in person with some of my readers. How awesome is that! I … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home


Just wanted to share these photos…it truly is so beautiful up here on this hilltop!

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CHICken!


It all started innocently enough when I told Secret Santa to get me a hat for Christmas… My buddy Joanne, who didn’t even pick my name, decided to play a prank on me and she gave me a chicken hat! … Continue reading

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Circa 1970 Pasta Maker


How cool is this? I have only made pasta twice with a lot of assistance but this was tucked into a random box and in its original package. The stamp inside for the warranty reads 1970! It is older than … Continue reading

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Getting drunk with the Internet guy


Having a house renovated can be quite stressful. I cannot tell you how many bottles of wine I’ve killed over the past year just to keep my sanity. The walls are presently being redone and the guy said ten days … Continue reading

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