Time Travel Tuesday – Blogging Reflection

Time Travel Tuesday – Blogging Reflection

Blogging Reflection. As the end of the year approaches, I've done some reflecting in the little snippets of downtime here and there. I'm also a few weeks out from my one year blogiversary. So my travel back in time this week isn't into the distant past, it's to the beginning of 2016. You can find my [...]

Thursday Doors – Hotel Roanoke

Thursday Doors – Hotel Roanoke

Doors of Hotel Roanoke. If you viewed yesterday's Wordless Wednesday, then you saw a sampling of some of the trees on display at the Hotel Roanoke. I titled my post, Festival of Trees, because that is what I call it. Its actual name is Fashions for Evergreens.   Quite a "fashionable" name, don't you think?   [...]

Time Travel Tuesday – The Christmas Nail

Time Travel Tuesday – The Christmas Nail

Traditions. Most families have them. Whether they show up in holidays, weddings, other celebration, or in the daily workings of life. One of our family traditions was started when my children were very young.  In the process of adding ornaments to our Christmas tree, I stumbled across the Christmas Nail.   Christmas Nail. With Christmas [...]

The Love of a Father

The Love of a Father

The Love of a Father. A Father's Love is a thing to be treasured. In honor of my father's 60th birthday, I share my thoughts with all of you as well. My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: He believed in me. -Jim Valvano Time seems to pass so quickly. [...]

Time Travel Tuesday- Tales From Christmas Past

Time Travel Tuesday- Tales From Christmas Past

The Christmas Caper of 1983. Christmas. 1983. As we quickly approach Christmas, I thought we could travel back this week to the days approaching Christmas of 1983. I had turned 6 years old a few months earlier.  I had sent my letter off to Santa. Now the patient waiting began. The countdown of days. My [...]

Peaceful Horizon

Peaceful Horizon

Peaceful Horizon. This time of year seems to be busy, busy, busy. The oldest went on a discovery flight and made a discovery! He loved flying so much that he is now exploring his options to become a pilot. The middle child finally made it to his brace freedom day.  He has braces no longer and [...]