After an awesome January, with adjusting my nutrition and eating habits, I had, what at the time sounded logical....
February was going to be about increasing activity. ... Read more
The first month of the year is almost at end and I look back to see what really happened, during this new start.
Coming off of a holiday season that was full of unexpected stress at work, I needed to focus on calm, but productive ways of en... Read more
The passing from 2017 to 2018 was a smooth transition, this year and one full of beauty hope and promise. It almost felt like old times and I was sure that Kenny was there with me. A fire in the fireplace, candles lit for Kenny and my father and... Read more
We did it again!
Kenny's Walking Warriors, hit the trail for the 4th time, in the Richmond Out of the Darkness Walk for AFSP.
A small team, but full of heart. Several members were under the weather or injured, but through donations and support form many, inclu... Read more
Training for the Richmond Out of the Darkness Walk in October
October may seem like a long time away, but with how fast this Summer has gone by, it will be here, before we know it! ... Read more
Garden " Fireworks" as nature puts on a show in my yard.
The 4th of July has always been a fun time in our family, and I have great memories, of gatherings, special times, good food and fireworks. ... Read more
An enchanting Saint Patrick's day.
I was working in the West end, on this St. Patrick's day and decided it was so pretty of an afternoon, that I thought I should take a walk, in the park nearby. Not just any park, but one with two special meanings.
Let me give you a little ... Read more
Two walks, strange Richmond weather.
Being a member at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens and only being a ten minutes away, my daughter and I take full advantage of walking there.
February brought early Spring blooms and days, reaching as high as 82 degrees.
You never know wha... Read more
Changes, challenges, pains and renewal.
For those who know me, you are well aware of my love of gardening, even to the point of making it a career for almost 30 years.
Always up to something physical, I was in pretty good shape, even with the extra pounds that came and went, as ... Read more
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
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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