Feeling young at my son's birthday party
My son Nicholas, celebrated turning 35, last week, on January 5th. Snowy weather called for postponing his party, but yesterday went off without a hitch. ... Read more
November nesting and cozy time
November has always been my favorite month. Perhaps being born in November, or my love of Thanksgiving, plays a roll, but it is much more than that.
Can you smell it? The leaves as they crunch beneath your feet. The wood smoke curling up in... Read more
Halloween day with my daughter.
Halloween was at one time one of our favorite times of year. The family has so many treasured memories, but since my oldest son died, it just isn't in us, to do, as we did.
New traditions come into light and what a wonderful one Ashley and I ... Read more
Photos don't lie and what I learned from my vacation.
Now that I have shared four wonderful blogs about my vacation, I will share the dark side. Photos don't lie. I have work to do!
Oh my goodness have I aged! ... Read more
Day 4 Goodbye beach
Day 4 and it was a warm morning. The sea was calmer and it was time to say goodbye.
The last morning coffee, on the deck, as the full moon set, while the sun came up. ... Read more
Day 3 The Elizabethan Gardens and more.
Day three and once again, up early for natures glorious show.
What a great place to have sister time and coffee. ... Read more
Day 2 Kill Devil Hills
Woke up well before the sun and made a pot of coffee. What a relaxing morning, at the beach.
Betsy and I headed out on the deck as the sun was just cast... Read more
Day one of my vacation at the beach.
My sister Betsy and I, waited until the last minute, to see if our trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina was still on, after Hurricane Matthew, paid an unexpected visit and hit the area hard.
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Cooper's Hawk with Shirley and John
My dear Sparkfriend, Shirley and her husband John, made it down from Ottawa Canada to Richmond, Virginia, for the second time in less than a year!
As everyone knows, a lot can happen in a short time.
Here they are, in all their glory!
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Autumn has arrived and I celebrated with some "me" time in the garden!
My favorite time of year has arrived and after an exceptionally hot Summer, this overcast day with the gentle breeze, lured me into taking a break, at my local botanical gardens.
I entered and sat for the first ten minutes, just listening to t... Read more
Park 2- Richmond Out of the Darkness Walk 2016-
The morning was full of anticipation, as I got ready for the walk.
Outside the window, the full moon, was in it's glory and the glow made the shape of a cross to confirm, that God, was indeed watching over.
A mild morning, the sun began to c... Read more
2016 Richmond Out of the Darkness Walk - Part one, the big thank you!
This year marks our third year, for Kenny's Walking Warriors and once again, we wish to thank all of our supporters.
This year we have already rai... Read more
Afternoon with a friend.
Though hot and sunny was the day, my friend Rebecca and I had a chance to play. We visited
Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens and had almost the entire place to ourselves!
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Plan for a hot, humid day.
The hot and humid weather just doesn't want to give up on Richmond, yet.
Not going to complain though, but instead, have a terrific Thursday by following a good plan.
My meals are are not only tempting but healthy.
Here is what's on the... Read more