Sunday, December 26, 2010

Oh Santa Baby!

You know...I always love seeing a well dressed cowboy cleaned up after a long hard day on the trail. So imagine my surprise to run into this guy at NFR COWBOY CHRISTMAS!
I would have thought that he was to busy to travel before Christmas...let alone be gone for 10 days to the NFR held in Las Vegas. However...Cowboy Santa surely must know,
 "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas"
Even with that in mind...I knew that I just needed to reassure Cowboy Santa a teeny weeny bit... that I was a good Cowgirl the rest of the year!
Think I over did it??? Oh Santa Baby!!!
Your Desert Rose!

Tuesday, December 21, 2010


Guess this Cowboy...should not have pissed me off!
Your Desert Rose!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010


My Loving Husband saw an ad in the N.Y. Times this past summer for one of my favorite shows in the world to see...CAVALIA!!! Unfortunately our schedule was so jammed packed it did NOT look like we would be able squeeze in a trip to N.Y. However...where there is a will, there is a way and my Loving Husband got our airline tickets, our hotel room, the CAVALIA tickets and tickets for 2 other Broadway shows just so I could see CAVALIA again...yes it was our 3rd time to see it!!!
I wish there was a way for you to see the show because I can not describe it well enough to do it justice. The  most amazing thing about the show is the connection between the horses and the trainers. They are truly partners in their performance. Since I could not take pictures during the performance I will share some of the life size posters inside the reception hall.
All I can say is...if CAVALIA ever comes with in a 3 hours drive of your hometown...GO!!!
Your Desert Rose!

Sunday, December 12, 2010


 Our PNW house features an art gallery. Oh... but not just any art gallery, these beautiful creations have all been made by my grandchildren.I had them professionally framed and now they hang in the hallway leading from our kitchen to the bedroom hallway. I must make 50 trips a day past them and I really look at them every time I pass by! They make me happy...I have 2 new creations to add...Toby & Jed have recently gifted me with 2 of their new works of art!!!
Your Desert Rose!

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Cowboy Shopping!

The National Finals Rodeo was again...perfect! The shopping has always been the real reason for my trip...let's face it, I could watch the NFR on ESPN. This year however I was pleasantly surprised to find that a new shopping experience was available for those Cowgirls needing an upgrade from their current model. The  cleaver merchandising of this product showcases all of the products best features and allows views from all possible angles.
The product was willing to position himself for a closer inspection for any flaws!
And the product was even willing to demonstrate some of his more popular features!
You'll just have to guess what that feature was!

I do have one complaint about the merchandising does not allow for a "HANDS ON" inspection. This is one product that I recommend a "HANDS ON" experience before taking the product home as your new upgrade!
I am totally satisfied with my current model and have no plans to upgrade...but it never hurts to window shop!
Your Desert Rose!