The Giving Of Thanks

The Giving Of Thanks

The Giving of Thanks. To all of my American readers, I want to wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. To all of my readers from other parts of the world, I want to wish you a very blessed and beautiful day filled with gratitude for the abundant blessings in [...]

Walking the Mural Trail in Glasgow

Walking the Mural Trail in Glasgow

Walking the Mural Trail in Glasgow. Glasgow. The first time I traveled to Glasgow, it was to trace some of our ancestral roots. During that visit, I stumbled upon the murals found along the streets of Glasgow quite by accident. I shared about the murals that I chanced upon in this post. And it was [...]

Halloween, Hauntings, and the Death at Yosemite

Halloween, Hauntings, and the Death at Yosemite

    Halloween. I don't need to tell you that today is Halloween. Most of you already know. Often that brings an evening that's often filled with both screeches of delight and horror. It's a time when we love to scare ourselves. Hauntings. We tell scary stories of ghosts that rise up from graves and boogeymen [...]

Day Tour of the Isle of Skye Part 2 of 2

Day Tour of the Isle of Skye Part 2 of 2

Isle of Skye. Day Tour. If you missed part 1 of the tour, be sure to check that out here. If you are ready for part 2, let's go.   Part 2. If you'll recall from part 1, my mother and I took a day tour out of Inverness to the Isle of Skye. We [...]

Day Tour of the Isle of Skye Part 1 of 2

Day Tour of the Isle of Skye Part 1 of 2

Isle of Skye. Day Tour. When I traveled to Scotland, one of the things scheduled into the itinerary was a day tour of the Isle of Skye. Background. The first trip that my mother and I took to Scotland was about following the lines of our ancestral heritage. If you've followed my blog for some time, [...]

What to see with one day on Isle of Lewis

What to see with one day on Isle of Lewis

  Isle of Lewis. What can you see with only one day on the Isle of Lewis? As it turns out, quite a bit! Outer Hebrides. The Isle of Lewis is at the northernmost end of a chain of islands known as the Outer Hebrides. The Outer Hebrides are located on the Western side of [...]

Thoughts on turning the page…To 41

Thoughts on turning the page…To 41

Birthday Celebrations. That's right! It's my birthday! I'm singin' and dancin' that out ya'll! Thoughts on being 40. I had an amazing year of being 40. I grew by leaps and bounds. Pressing comfort zones both physically and mentally. It really felt like a coming into my own. Background. If you are new to my [...]