What’s Up Lately Episode 003

What’s Up Lately Episode 003

  What's Up Lately. Episode 003. I'm sitting here on a Sunday morning waiting for the storms to roll in. I hope that you're having a lovely Sunday. This past week has found me returning to some moments of self-care. Pilates. If you'll recall from my last update, I was on the final push for [...]

19 Years Of Marriage

19 Years Of Marriage

Aruba. I know that you all are waiting for photos from my trip to Aruba. They are coming. I promise. Photography. I'm clearing out computer space to import them. My laptop is already full and there's the moving of things to an external hard drive. I shot all my photos in RAW this time. I [...]

Relax

Relax

Relax. Re•lax (verb). Make or become less tense or anxious.   Reminder. Today I needed a reminder to relax. I thought that perhaps some of you might need the reminder as well. One of my favorite places to relax, to become less tense or anxious, is along the shoreline of the ocean. Just Breathe. According [...]

Shine Bright

Shine Bright

Hatred exists. Sometimes I still just have the hardest time wrapping my mind around this fact. And yet, it's there. You'd think that as a human species who claims to have evolved we'd have learned that hatred solves nothing. nothing. Charlottesville. Charlottesville is just a tiny fragment in the whole of this hateful divisiveness being [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 20

Friday Faves – Edition 20

  Friday. Edition 20. Today is our last full day at the beach. Friday, you've come too soon. Some of my faves this week are things that I've brought from home to make my beach time a little simpler and safer. Sunscreen. SPF and I have a love/hate relationship when it comes to my face. [...]

Sunrise Quote

Sunrise Quote

Sunrise Quote. Persevere. This week Nikki at Flying Through Water has asked us to consider the prompt of the word "persevere" and so I've decided to share a sunrise quote. Sunrise Quote. This morning as I watched the sun rise above the Atlantic Ocean in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, I was reminded of this quote: A [...]

Quiet Reflections from the Beach

Quiet Reflections from the Beach

  Quiet Reflections From The Beach. Carolina Beach, North Carolina. Today is Day 4 of our vacation at the beach. We are in Carolina Beach, North Carolina Sand dunes...sea oats...and salt marshes. The beach is such a recharging place for my soul. The ocean waves crashing. The pelicans dipping low onto the horizon, skimming the surface, [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 19

Friday Faves – Edition 19

  Friday. Edition 19. It's Friday! Hallelujah, it's Friday! Yesterday I shared some of my favorite beaches. And by tomorrow afternoon I'll be putting my toes in the sand at one. Carolina Beach Bound. That's right! Carolina Beach, here we come! So as I wade through the laundry, try to remember what size sheets need [...]

Beautiful Beaches

Beautiful Beaches

  Beaches. Beautiful Beaches. This should come as no surprise, but... I am a lover of the beach. The smell of the salt air. The sound of the waves crashing on the beach. It is here that my soul finds peace. All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in [...]