You could see something today that most people don't get to see in their entire lifetime. Something Edmond Halley (of Halley's Comet fame) predicted and knew he himself would not live to see. ∙ An alert reader notified me yesterday that...―
Want to win a free copy of this book? Details on the book give away can be found at the end of this blog post. ∙ "Looking back on my earliest years, I don't remember there being even one season in which I was happy with my body." ~ Teasi...―
It's a very lonely world when you speak just one language. ∙ (venice, italy)It causes some confusion,hilarity,bonding moments with new friends,learning moments, embarrassing moments. ∙ (also venice) ∙ Learning the language on ...―
Switzerland ∙ We thought each view was spectacular, but the next was always better. We're going higher tomorrow and it's supposed to be sunny. Enjoy this photo walk through our day, I don't think words are necessary. ∙ Hotel...―
Guten Morgen! ∙ I stepped outside cradling my coffee and tip-toeing over the icy front porch, lifted my head in prayer as the sun peeked over the Swiss Alps. Enchanted by a musical ensemble of cowbells and the baying of the sheep. Fat,...―
"This chocolate is to die." ∙ This is so good. Marj and I went by the Bigot chocolatier in Amboise, France and picked out a couple of chocolates. We ate them as we walked along the Loire River. In this photo, Marj was talking to herself...―
A distant cousin of mine sent this via email this past week. These are azaleas from his yard and they fought hard to be here with this crazy weather we've been having this spring all across America. ∙ I am spending Mother's Day this year ...―
Chattanooga, she has her charms. I was surprised at this, having spent a dreary time in the city before she got gussied up. ∙ One of Chattanooga's charms is the legendary Clumpies Ice Cream. It is sold in several places around the city and ...―
I was asked yesterday if I am getting excited about my upcoming trip to Europe. (The 21-year old daughter and I are backpacking across Europe) I responded that I am getting a little nervous about the whole thing. I lied. The truth is I am ...―
The town of Linville Falls, NC is an intersection, really, at Hwy. 221 and Hwy. 183, anchored by Famous Louise's Rock House restaurant. The Linville Gorge is an awesome place to spend a few days. My husband and his friends like to backpack in ...―
I was way too excited about being a mother- for the first time. I was told many beautiful ...
Most people have experienced some level of acute pain in the lower back, shoulders, or ...
Last Thursday we had dinner at the Pancake Parlour, Andy & I. ∙ He ordered the ...