Friday Faves – Edition 20

Friday Faves – Edition 20

  Friday. Edition 20. Today is our last full day at the beach. Friday, you've come too soon. Some of my faves this week are things that I've brought from home to make my beach time a little simpler and safer. Sunscreen. SPF and I have a love/hate relationship when it comes to my face. [...]

Sunrise Quote

Sunrise Quote

Sunrise Quote. Persevere. This week Nikki at Flying Through Water has asked us to consider the prompt of the word "persevere" and so I've decided to share a sunrise quote. Sunrise Quote. This morning as I watched the sun rise above the Atlantic Ocean in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, I was reminded of this quote: A [...]

Quiet Reflections from the Beach

Quiet Reflections from the Beach

  Quiet Reflections From The Beach. Carolina Beach, North Carolina. Today is Day 4 of our vacation at the beach. We are in Carolina Beach, North Carolina Sand dunes...sea oats...and salt marshes. The beach is such a recharging place for my soul. The ocean waves crashing. The pelicans dipping low onto the horizon, skimming the surface, [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 19

Friday Faves – Edition 19

  Friday. Edition 19. It's Friday! Hallelujah, it's Friday! Yesterday I shared some of my favorite beaches. And by tomorrow afternoon I'll be putting my toes in the sand at one. Carolina Beach Bound. That's right! Carolina Beach, here we come! So as I wade through the laundry, try to remember what size sheets need [...]

Beautiful Beaches

Beautiful Beaches

  Beaches. Beautiful Beaches. This should come as no surprise, but... I am a lover of the beach. The smell of the salt air. The sound of the waves crashing on the beach. It is here that my soul finds peace. All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in [...]

How Focus Makes A Photo

How Focus Makes A Photo

  How Focus Makes A Photo. Lest my title give the false impression that I'm an expert when it comes to photography, let's be sure to clear the air. I am an amateur photographer at best. And if there are levels of amateur, then I am near the bottom. HOWEVER... I do love photography. And [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 18

Friday Faves – Edition 18

  Friday. Edition 18. It's hard for me to believe that I've already been home for a week! The girlie went to her first sleep-away camp last Sunday... 3 nights! So there was the hustle and bustle of preparing for that. Which included rounding up some summertime clothes. You'd think she was a growing teenager [...]

Doors of Edinburgh Scotland

Doors of Edinburgh Scotland

  Doors of Edinburgh. It's been a while since I've participated in a Thursday Doors post. Don't know what Thursday Doors is? It's a place where door lovers of the world come together to share photos of, what else.... doors.  It's hosted by Norm 2.0 and you can check out other doors here. After checking out [...]

Stirling Castle

Stirling Castle

  Stirling Castle. The day after we arrived in Scotland we took the train to Stirling Castle. The people working the ticket counters are amazingly helpful. We ended up getting a groupsaver ticket because there were three of us.  With all the train travel that we did, this savings was a welcome surprise.   Besides [...]

National Monument of Scotland

National Monument of Scotland

  Edinburgh. I am still sorting through photos from my trip to Scotland, but I'm so excited to share some of the sights that I thought I'd just start at the beginning. We landed in Edinburgh around 10:00 in the morning. After getting my newest passport stamp, I collected my luggage. Getting to the City [...]