Flashback Friday: Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2015

Hello, readers! If you're new to my blog, welcome! If you're a return visitor, thanks for coming back. It's time for another Flashback Friday! Back in 2015, my husband and I enjoyed a 3-day weekend in lovely Napa Valley for Valentine's Day. While we were (somewhat) in the area, I made sure that we visited … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2015

Flashback Friday: New York, 2003

It's been a challenge to come up with some new blog material, which is why my posts have been so sporadic. The travel series that I did a few years back seemed to be well-received, but I haven't gone anywhere new in quite some time, so that won't work. The talented Sheree at View from … Continue reading Flashback Friday: New York, 2003


โ€œThe Portuguese call it saudade: a longing for something so indefinite as to be indefinable. Love affairs, miseries of life, the way things were, people already dead, those who left and the ocean that tossed them on the shores of a different land โ€” all things born of the soul that can only be felt.โ€ … Continue reading Saudade

Let’s Get This Three Day Weekend Started

Today starts a 3-day weekend here in America for Labor Day! The hammock, under an old pecan tree in my backyard, is beckoning me and I shall answer its call. The piles of laundry that need washing? They can wait. The students' math tests that I brought home to grade? Maybe I'll get around to … Continue reading Let’s Get This Three Day Weekend Started

I Tried

Hello and happy Sunday! I'm thrilled to report that my blog has surpassed 8,000 total views since I first started it up! Thank you to anyone who has stopped by at least once, and to my dedicated "regulars," and to everyone who has signed up to follow my blog. I truly appreciate the encouragement and … Continue reading I Tried