Friday Faves – Edition 33

Friday Faves – Edition 33

  Friday. Edition 33. It's Friday!! One of my favorite things about this week is that the hubby took today off so that we can have a day exploring. So my faves will be short and sweet since we are heading out after we finish breakfast. Downtown Roanoke. After Miss Sunshine's soccer game last Saturday, the hubby [...]

Houseboats of Amsterdam

Houseboats of Amsterdam

Amsterdam. What do you think of when you hear about Amsterdam? No, not that... Canals. Did you know that Amsterdam has more than 100 km of canals, about 90 islands, and 1500 bridges?   Houseboats. Located along some of these canals are houseboats. In fact, there are around 2,500 legally moored houseboats in Amsterdam, and [...]

Going Back to My Roots…Airdrie Scotland

Going Back to My Roots…Airdrie Scotland

  Going Back To My Roots. An Ancestral Journey to Airdrie, Scotland. Today is my mama's birthday!! The one who nurtured me in her womb. And the one who labored to bring me into this world. The one who cradled me in her arms. She is the one who whispered words of strength into my [...]

30 Days Of…October Challenge

30 Days Of…October Challenge

  Monthly Challenge. If you've been reading my blog for a while... ok... for a month... then you know that during my year of being 40 (which started a few weeks ago), I plan to challenge myself each month with a "30 days of...". I will make the announcement some days prior to the upcoming [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 32

Friday Faves – Edition 32

  Friday. Edition 32. It's Friday! Time for a weekly round-up of some of my faves from the week. In last Friday's post, I mentioned finding the scene settings on my Sony Alpha 7 II. Miss Sunshine had a game the next day, so I was able to put it to use.   Action Shots. [...]

The Elephant House – Edinburgh Scotland

The Elephant House – Edinburgh Scotland

The Elephant House. If you are a Harry Potter fan, then it's likely that you've heard about The Elephant House. Touted as "The Birthplace of Harry Potter", it is said that J.K. Rowling penned some of her works here.   Edinburgh. Here's my disclaimer. Prior to planning a trip to Scotland, I'd never watched all [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 31

Friday Faves – Edition 31

  Friday. Edition 31. Hurricane. This week has been a blur. If you read my post on Monday then you know that my family in Naples was affected by Hurricane Irma, but that they are all safe. Facebook. I don't spend much time on my personal Facebook page. When I do visit it, I usually [...]

Doors of Amsterdam

Doors of Amsterdam

Doors. Keepers of mysteries. Releasers into the great unknown. As I walked along the streets of Amsterdam, some doors would catch my eye. Whether it was the door itself or the architecture surrounding.   Doors of Amsterdam. Ready to start the tour? Let's stroll along and take in the views of some doors found along [...]