A Stroll Along The Seine

A Stroll Along The Seine

Paris. Isn't it strange how once you've visited a place, there is a different type of familiarity when you hear about the location on the news? That has recently been the case as I hear about the flooding along the Seine in Paris. There RER C line is temporarily closed. That was the line we [...]

A Recycler’s Journey

A Recycler’s Journey

Recycling. Recycling is defined as the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects. But you probably already knew that. Recycling has become something that is a mainstream topic of conversation. In the United States, the EPA uses the phrase "reduce, reuse, recycle". And I think that we can all agree on the [...]

Friday Faves Edition 50

Friday Faves Edition 50

Friday. I hope that you all have had an amazing week so far! My teenagers finally went back to school this week. Hallelujah! We have finally made it to Friday and I'm sharing some of my faves for the week.   Friday Faves. First off, I just want to say "thanks so much!" for showing [...]

Trains in the Snow

Trains in the Snow

  Photography Challenges. While most (okay, probably all) of my posts showcase some of my photography, I often find that I struggle with finding the space to share all the photos that I'd like to share. This is mostly due to the fact that I don't post every day and never more than once a [...]

The Thing About Silence

The Thing About Silence

Silence. I wasn't going to post today. Silence. I'm having a melancholy day. It happens to me sometimes. Usually when things are racing along at too frantic of a pace or one of my teens is causing me internal angst, or it's winter (sometimes all of the above). As is often the case with melancholy, [...]

30 Days of…February Challenge

30 Days of…February Challenge

That by desiring what is perfectly good, even when we don't quite know what it is and cannot do what we would, we are part of the divine power against evil - widening the skirts of light and making the struggle with darkness narrower. -Dorothea in Middlemarch by George Eliot Reading. (psst...I am Amazon affiliate, which means [...]

Friday Faves Edition 49

Friday Faves Edition 49

Friday. I hope that you all have had a beautiful week. I also hope that you have had more sunshine than me (unless, of course, you don't love sunshine...and then I hope you've had whatever weather lifts your spirits). This was a long week to Friday. The teens haven't been to school for the ENTIRE [...]

Princes Street Suites in Edinburgh, Scotland

Princes Street Suites in Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland. I can't believe that 7 months have already passed by since I traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland with my mother and aunt. I'm working on travel plans for 2018. Spring break has been booked. Look for the announcement in tomorrow's Friday Faves. I'm also working on a trip with my mother. We are still [...]