Why I Celebrate International Women’s Day

Why I Celebrate International Women’s Day

International Women's Day. I often talk about my beliefs about the equal rights for women. I keep it no secret that while I have chosen what many consider a "traditional" role for a woman (stay-at-home mom, household manager, chauffeur...take your pick of the many of things I do), it is exactly that...A CHOICE. A choice [...]

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 [...]

Street Corners of Amsterdam

Street Corners of Amsterdam

Travel. One thing that I've noticed about traveling to new places is that around every corner there are exciting things...unfamiliar and yet, exhilarating.   Street Corners of Amsterdam. So today, I thought we'd take a stroll around the street corners of Amsterdam. Amsterdam was the first place that my feet trod on foreign soil (outside [...]

Time Travel Tuesday – The Christmas Nail

Time Travel Tuesday – The Christmas Nail

Traditions. Most families have them. Whether they show up in holidays, weddings, other celebration, or in the daily workings of life. One of our family traditions was started when my children were very young.  In the process of adding ornaments to our Christmas tree, I stumbled across the Christmas Nail.   Christmas Nail. With Christmas [...]