“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” ~ Jimmy Dean Cha-Cha-Changes Change while at times can be incredibly scary is something I tend to embrace and welcome. With the changing of seasons and whether, I tend to look at it as new beginnings. I re-evaluate where I am, ….
“The ocean is a mighty harmonist.” ~ William Wordsworth Most Favorite-ist Place If I had to pick a favorite place in San Diego it would have to be Coronado. As a history and royal buff, I had heard of this resort town and the rumored connection between Wallis Simpson and the Prince of Wales at the Hotel Del. After reading ….
“Aaah, summer – that long anticipated stretch of lazy, lingering days, free of responsibility and rife with possibility. It’s a time to hunt for insects, master handstands, practice swimming strokes, conquer trees, explore nooks and crannies, and make new friends.” ~ Darell Hammond Summer has arrived in the Concrete Jungle I can finally say spring summer has arrived in New York! ….
“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll Missing Charleston Since I came back from Charleston, life has been all kinda of hectic with many ups and downs, (The reason my Charleston posts took forever to upload and I have been horrible about communication. I am sorry guys!) I won’t ….
“I love going to coffee shops and just sitting and listening.” ~ Julie Roberts Locally Owned Coffee Shops One of the first things I research when I travel to a new city are the local coffee shops. Obviously I love my coffee and while I might judge a place if they don’t have a Starbucks, the real judgement, is if ….
“My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made.” ~ Andy Goldsworthy Tourism in ….
“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 ….
“True love stories never have endings.” ~ Richard Bach Symbolism Locks are symbolic for many reasons. They are solid, all but impermeable without a key. You have to make a concerted effort to break a lock, and even then it isn’t easy unless you have something like bolt cutters. And who walks around with those? Because of their impenetrable nature, ….
“When the seasons shift, even the subtle beginning, the scent of a promised change, I feel something stir inside me. Hopefulness? Gratitude? Openness? Whatever it is, it’s welcome.” ~ Kristin Armstrong Where are you Autumn? (Why can’t I find thee?) To soon? Bonus points if you know what song I just quoted changed. While Autumn is taking the slow meandering ….