Friday Faves Edition 59

Friday Faves Edition 59

Friday. It's Friday! I don't know what that means for all of you, but for me, it means we've officially entered into Spring Break vacation mode. Which for Friday, means cleaning, squaring things away, and packing...and then driving up to D.C. so we can catch an early flight tomorrow morning to Aruba!!   Friday Faves. [...]

The Mercat Cross of Edinburgh

The Mercat Cross of Edinburgh

Edinburgh. Edinburgh is a city filled with many treasures. Some treasures that I stumbled upon, I didn't even discover what they were until I returned home and searched for them.   Mercat Cross. One such treasure was the Mercat Cross. In case you're wondering what in the heck is a Mercat cross (I know I [...]

Hidden Spring

Hidden Spring

  Hidden Spring. Late Snow. Spring blooms. Roanoke, Virginia. Sony Alpha 7 II |Sony FE 28-70 mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS |ISO 100 |28 mm |f/3.5 Sony Alpha 7 II |Sony FE 28-70 mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS |ISO 100 |37 mm |f/4 Sony Alpha 7 II |Sony FE 28-70 mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS |ISO 100 |34 mm |f/9 Sony [...]

30 Day Challenge… April

30 Day Challenge… April

#thisis40. We are fast approaching the 8th month in my year of #thisis40 thirty day challenges. Those of you who've been following along since the beginning know that I turned 40 in September of 2017. Eek! I can't believe that we are well past the halfway mark of my 40th year! Even though I had [...]

Friday Faves Edition 58

Friday Faves Edition 58

Friday. It's Friday! I hope you all have had an amazing week so far!! The weather threw off my routines, but that's okay. Sometimes our lives need a little shake up so we don't get stuck in our comfort zones.   Friday Faves. I'm doing my weekly round-up of Friday Faves. My agenda looks like [...]

St. Giles Cathedral

St. Giles Cathedral

Edinburgh. Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. It has been recognized as the capital since at least the 15th Century. Given that traces of Bronze Age and Iron Age settlements have been found at Castle Rock and Arthur's Seat, it should come as no surprise that Edinburgh is teeming with historical places.   St. [...]

Safety, Science, and Religion

Safety, Science, and Religion

Edinburgh. Edinburgh holds so many treasures that on a short visit it's hard to even scratch the surface of all there is to do and see.   National Museum of Scotland. One such treasure is the National Museum of Scotland. The museum is located on Chambers Street and is open daily from 10:00-17:00 (except closed [...]

Friday Faves Edition 57

Friday Faves Edition 57

Friday. It's Friday!! Can I get a woohoo?!   Friday Faves. I'm just going to jump right in with my Friday Faves. My week has felt somewhat discombobulated because of the weather. Winter said "hey, did you forget about me?" and showed back up. In last week's Friday Faves, I mentioned that the snow was [...]

Hotel de Ville

Hotel de Ville

Paris. Paris is a city of beauty and wonder. As I strolled about the city, I constantly found new things which caught my gaze because of their splendor.   Hôtel de Ville. I love the architecture found in Paris and the Hôtel de Ville was quite spectacular. It is located in the 4th arrondissement on [...]