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, [...]

Going Back to My Roots…Airdrie Scotland

Going Back to My Roots…Airdrie Scotland

Today is my mama's birthday!! The one who nurtured me in her womb. The one who labored to bring me into this world. The one who cradled me in her arms. The one who whispered words of strength into my ears at every moment that I doubted myself. Last year, I wrote more of a [...]

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 [...]

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. Let's stroll along and take in the views along the streets of Amsterdam. I am a village boy, and [...]