Compromising Situations

I’ve been married for almost 24 years and it has not always been easy. Marriage is a long and twisty road, full of hills and valleys. Sometimes you’re coasting with the wind in your hair and the sun on your face, other times you’re pedaling up a hill that just won’t end. One of the…

World Book vs. WikiAnswers

Today I as I was driving into school I glanced over to the passenger seat and noticed that my daughter Sophie was finishing up her biology homework. Whenever she didn’t know an answer, she just looked it up on the Internet using her phone. Boy, have times changed. In the early 1980’s when I was…

Liebster Award

I feel honored to have been nominated for the Liebster award by Tiger Paws Junior. His amazing blog will undoubtedly lift your spirits on each visit with its positive posts and stunning photography. Be sure to check it out at http://tigerpawsjnrsstories.wordpress.com A big thank you to Tiger Paws Junior for the nomination. Here are the rules:…

Project 52: Week 2

The pictures for week 2 of my 52 Week Challenge are from the U.S. Botanic Gardens. I visited Easter weekend and particularly enjoyed seeing all of the orchids in bloom. I wish pictures could capture smells because the fresh, floral scent that filled the air was intoxicating. I didn’t want to leave. Here’s a little…

Project 52: Week 1

In an attempt to become more familiar with my brand spanking new Canon dslr, I am going to embark on a photo challenge. This will entail taking pictures according to a theme each week and then posting them on my blog. I am starting at ground zero as far as camera skills go, but love…

Me, Myself and I

“We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very reason…

Hello Spring!!

“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything. (Sonnet XCVIII)” ― William Shakespeare “She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: “Winter is dead.” ― A.A. Milne, When We Were Very Young After the long and snowy winter here in Washington, D.C. we are so happy to…