If you’re looking for green, your best source is usually Mother Nature. Here are a few shots featuring some lovely shades of green.
For me, most of the time solitude means I have time for quiet moments of reflection. Maybe an opportunity for writing, or reading. But for others, a little quiet time is also the perfect time to make some beautiful sounds. (This also gives me another opportunity to plug my husband’s duo, The Adaptations. Check out their … Continue reading
I’ve seen old vinyl records repurposed as coasters, wall art, and bowls, but this one was a new take.
About this time seven years ago, my divorce with my first husband became final. It was over a year in the making and was quite often difficult and contentious, as most divorces are I suppose. About half-way through the process, my husband demanded I “give him his name back”. Being a stubborn Taurus woman, as … Continue reading
Ever sit down to write, knowing what you want to say, but just can’t get your thoughts organized enough to write them down in a way that makes sense to anyone else? That’s kind of where I am right now. So maybe I’ll try something different with this first post of the year: just write … Continue reading
A local example of resilience is downtown Fredericksburg’s Sammy T’s restaurant, a local favorite celebrating 30 years in 2016. When it closed unexpectedly in October we found out the building was sold, along with the restaurant on the main level and all of its recipes. Earlier this month we were all happy to see that Sammy’s … Continue reading
We all lead hectic lives and finding time to relax is not always easy. Whether it’s fitting it into a busy schedule, finding wiggle room in the budget to afford it, peace and relaxation just seems to get the lowest priority on the weekend checklist. A few weeks ago we took a short road trip … Continue reading
Wiser and more eloquent writers have already expressed so much of what I’m feeling today, so I’m not going to try. I was scrolling through images on my phone, looking for something that might lighten the mood or offset the negativity, or even just something to change the subject. I hadn’t gone back very far … Continue reading