Evanescent 

Evanescent 

Evanescent. ev·a·nes·cent [evəˈnes(ə)nt]- adj. Soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing. I'm in the car heading to Miami to fly to Scotland! I have been participating in the weekly photo challenge each week so far this year and today is my last day to offer a post for this week's [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 16

Friday Faves – Edition 16

Friday. Edition 16. It's Friday! And I'm up and typing earlier than normal. Why? Because around lunchtime today I'll be heading toward the outskirts of D.C. for the girlie's soccer tournament.  It's looking to be a weekend of soccer and rain, so I'll be packing up my umbrella, raincoat, and rain boots! On top of [...]

What Is Your Mantra?

What Is Your Mantra?

What is your mantra?   Mantra: /ˈmantrə/ (noun) - a statement or slogan repeated frequently. The origin of the word mantra is Sanskrit and its literal meaning is "a thought behind speech or action". Recently I read quite a few posts about having a personal mantra and then I skimmed  read through quite a bit more. The [...]

Local Colors Festival

Local Colors Festival

Local Colors Festival. Roanoke. Virginia.   Normally, most of my spring is filled with traveling to the girlie's soccer games. We found ourselves with an empty weekend and I wanted to head to downtown Roanoke. I love strolling around downtown, perusing the shops, often stopping in the Taubman Museum and heading to the rooftop of [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 15

Friday Faves – Edition 15

  Friday. Edition 15. They say time waits for no one. And I would say they are right. Friday seems to roll around faster and faster as the school year winds down for my children and as I approach my departure date for my trip to Scotland with my mother and aunt. While my week, [...]

What A Trip To Oude Kerk In Amsterdam Taught Me About Experientialism

What A Trip To Oude Kerk In Amsterdam Taught Me About Experientialism

  Visiting Oude Kerk in Amsterdam. And A Lesson Learned. Experientialism. First things first. What in the heck do I mean by experientialism? This is not a lesson on apologetics or whatever else may come to mind when hearing this word. Experience vs. Materialism. This is about experience vs. materialism. Experientialism is the term used [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 14

  Friday. I'm so thankful to see Friday this week. This week has had many rough moments from the loss of our dog on Monday to the stealing of my lawnmower on Tuesday to somebody wrecking into my yard and ending up with the rear of the truck in my creek (and not the shallow part... [...]

Moments of Gratitude

Moments of Gratitude

  Moments of Gratitude.   Reflect (verb) | think deeply or carefully about. Gratitude (noun) | the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. I am the reflecting type. If you've been following my blog for some time then that statement will come as no surprise to you. I [...]

Pulling back the veil

Pulling back the veil

  Pulling Back the Veil. Mysteries. Last week the hubby and I watched the movie, The Girl on the Train. I had not read the book prior to watching it. After watching it, I planned to discuss an aspect of it. I just didn't know aptly it might apply on the day that I would sit down to [...]

Friday Faves- Edition 13

Friday Faves- Edition 13

  Friday. Edition 13. Friday seems to come around faster than I can blink my eyes! Between editing some photos, running errands, spring purging of household stuff, and life in general... I somehow ended up at Friday (and with my house showing the chaos of my not tending to it!). Recipes. One of my frantic [...]