As I tried to imagine westward settlers viewing this area for the first time, all I could think was that to many it would seem that the flat, grassy prairie gave way to an otherworldly landscape of buttes and bluffs filled with animals they had never seen before.
This month, August 2019, marks my 15th year of blogging. Let that sink in… 15 years. In that time there have been a lot of changes in blogging. PIN ME Social media has probably been the biggest disruptor, taking the conversation from blog comments to outside hosts. Another huge change was the rise of blogging […]
I wasn’t at the Amelia Earhart Festival in Atchison, Kansas to learn more about the aviatrix’s early childhood, or even to explore the town, though I did both during my visit. I was there to meet two ladies from Derry (Londonderry), Ireland, the accidental landing point of the first successful female nonstop solo flight – […]
As my daughters get older and find their own interests, activities, and life outside my orbit, I’ve been trying to focus more on my relationship with my husband. Too often it is easy to let life roll along, day in and day out, a kiss goodbye in the morning, a brief chat over dinner, but […]
New Orleans is one of those cities that comes alive during the holidays. Though always a place to laissez les bons temps rouler, the air simply vibrates with celebration in New Orleans at Christmas time. My past Christmas visit was solo, courtesy of the New Orleans CVB, but reliving my trip through the photos really makes me […]