Breaking away from the lies

Breaking away from the lies

The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.Author and explorer Ernest Hemingway “I feel like a fraud just waiting for someone to find me out.” “That explains a lot ... let’s go get some wine and shop local!” I open up my soul and am asked to buy alcohol at … Continue reading Breaking away from the lies

Adventure: Williamsburg, Virginia

Adventure: Williamsburg, Virginia

In March, about a month after his 16th birthday, Caesar died. As a dachshund -- our oldest of three dogs we have had for the past eight years -- he lived a full life. To celebrate his adventuring spirit, we took a trip somewhere new, Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. Caesar swam in the Tennessee River … Continue reading Adventure: Williamsburg, Virginia

Gardening: A newbie’s take

Gardening: A newbie’s take

The first time I worked on a garden, I helped my grandparents pick strawberries at a pick-your-own farm. Tons of delicious strawberries to eat raw, in my grandma’s jam and over ice cream and shortcake. I saw the end result, not all the work involved in getting those strawberries to grandma’s kitchen. Picking strawberries is … Continue reading Gardening: A newbie’s take

2019’s last adventures — Lake Phelps

2019’s last adventures — Lake Phelps

LAKE PHELPS , North Carolina — This spot in Washington County is the second largest acre lake in the state of North Carolina. The historical marker about Lake Phelps. It’s over 44,000 years old and Indian artifacts dating back 11,000 years have been found in the lake bed. For this particular adventure, my family visited … Continue reading 2019’s last adventures — Lake Phelps