Friday Faves – Edition 46

Friday Faves – Edition 46

  Friday Faves. It's already Friday. I hope that if you celebrated Christmas that it was a lovely day. We went to a Candlelight Christmas Eve Service and had our traditional Christmas Eve feast. The number of teens who stayed home to watch The Polar Express has steadily dwindled. Only one this year. We got to [...]

30 Days Of… January Challenge

30 Days Of… January Challenge

Monthly Challenge. 30 Days Of... January Challenge. I hope that all of you are having a lovely holiday season. I didn't think I'd be back with a post until Friday. Then I realized, not only are we rapidly approaching the end of the year...we are rapidly approaching the end of December and I haven't announced [...]

George Square – Glasgow, Scotland

George Square – Glasgow, Scotland

  Glasgow, Scotland. Even though I only spent two days in Glasgow, I fell in love with this city. Its architecture, its friendly people, its history. Ancestry. The trip to Scotland with my aunt and mother was to trace some of our ancestral histories. To be able to walk along some of the streets where [...]

Roanoke Mountain Loop Trail

Roanoke Mountain Loop Trail

  Roanoke Mountain. Roanoke Mountain is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Roanoke, Virginia. It's located 2 miles south of the Roanoke River and 1 mile east of the Blue Ridge Parkway. It is accessed along the Blue Ridge Parkway via a loop road. Roanoke Mountain Loop Road. One of my favorite scenic drives [...]

Christmas Trees and Traditions

Christmas Trees and Traditions

  Christmas Trees and Traditions. I shared with you in this post that this was our first year traveling to a Christmas Tree Farm to choose our tree. Our family tradition has always been to pick out a tree together as a family. Big Mr. heads off to college next year and the other two [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 44

Friday Faves – Edition 44

  It's Friday. I can't begin to tell you how relieved that I am that it is Friday. This has been an exhausting week. Mostly because I've spent most of it in that "bordering on sick" phase. You know, the phase where you're coughing, congested, and have general feelings of malaise, but since you aren't [...]

The King’s Old Building At Stirling Castle

The King’s Old Building At Stirling Castle

  Stirling Castle. When I traveled to Scotland with my mom and aunt at the beginning of June, one of the day trips on our list was traveling to Stirling Castle. I've written a little about that day trip in this post. Stirling Castle is maintained by Historic Environment Scotland, which preserves historic properties across [...]

First Snow

First Snow

First Snow. Greenway. Roanoke. Virginia. Iphone 7 plus   Sony Alpha 7 II | Sony FE 3.5-5.6/28-70 mm OSS | ISO 100 | 49 mm | f/5.6   Sony Alpha 7 II | Sony FE 3.5-5.6/28-70 mm OSS | ISO 100 | 70 mm | f/7.1   Sony Alpha 7 II | Sony FE 3.5-5.6/28-70 [...]