Street Markets

Summer always seems to be the best time to visit a farmer's market or other outdoor/street market. There's so much fresh, summer produce! Ripe tomatoes, juicy blueberries, crunchy cucumbers. There are fragrant bouquets of flowers. There are hand-crafted items made by skilled artisans. There are delicious cheeses, golden honeys, fun jewelry, homemade soaps, hand-carved wooden … Continue reading Street Markets

Cairns

It's interesting how a pile of rocks, under the right conditions, can turn out to be something beautiful and artistic. I'm talking about cairns. The word comes from a Gaelic term that means “heap of stones.” I was lucky enough to see an ancient and authentic Scottish cairn when I was in Edinburgh, Scotland with … Continue reading Cairns

Travel Adventures: Scotland

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland: Exploring Historic Edinburgh Scotland! Land of bagpipes, Loch Ness, delicious shortbread, fancy kilts, and Edinburgh, one of the most beautiful cities to which I've ever been. My cousin, Jen, and I were excited to travel there in 2017. Another cousin and her husband live there (well, Toni and Dave actually live in the cute … Continue reading Travel Adventures: Scotland

Travel Adventures: England, Part 2

England: Oxford, Plymouth, and Stonehenge If you've been following my blog lately, first of all, THANK YOU! I truly appreciate your interest and readership. As you know, this summer I'm writing up a series on some of my travels around the world, and using some fun photos from my adventures. Last week, I wrote about … Continue reading Travel Adventures: England, Part 2