“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll On the verge of jinxing myself, (again) Ladies and Gentlemen, (I think) I am back in business! That is right! I have my precious Svetlana back. It has been one hell of a week. But before I get to THAT. Let me ….
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“And finally Winter, with its bitin’, whinin’ wind, and all the land will be mantled with snow.” ~ Roy Bean Snow, Snow, where art thou? Not going to lie, I was a little bitter a couple weeks ago, when it snowed in New York and I was in Vermont and got nada. Zip. None of the fluffy white stuff! With ….
“The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow City Heights I have been to the top of the Empire Building four times, now. All at night and while the darkness hides some of the height and the buildings twinkle ….
“New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery.” ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach Happy 2018! I hope everyone had a fabulous, fun, festive, and safe New Years! I know I did! ….
“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” ~ Rosalia de Castro 2017 Memories Bare with me because I am about to get disgustingly nostalgic, as I take a trip down memory picture lane. What a year it has been. It has had its ups and ….
“City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, Dressed in holiday style In the air there’s a feeling of Christmas Children laughing, people passing Meeting smile after smile And on every street corner you’ll hear” ~ Silver Bells There is no place that the ….
“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson My last major trip of the year is going to Vermont for my friends’ annual Christmas party which is held on the second weekend of December. While I always fly back to New Hampshire for Christmas, it really does NOT ….
“Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.” ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Last weekend, I flew home to New Hampshire for a quick trip. I had a doctor’s appointment and I was planning to finish up Christmas shopping as well as help my Mom wrap. Unfortunately, even the best intentioned plans ….
“A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.” ~ Jim Morrison Augusta After leaving Jekyll, we stopped in St. Simons for some lunch and then drove to Augusta, where Rhiannon lives with her husband and two adorable pups. I was staying the night with them before heading back to the Concrete Jungle. Augusta was much different ….
“Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down.” ~ Vanessa Paradis Horton House After our morning adventure at Driftwood Beach we went back to the hotel to grab breakfast and check out. I was sad to be saying good-bye to Jekyll Island and the incredibly friendly staff at the Westin. Our next stop was Horton House, constructed in ….