Maximizing Luxury Travel

Sunflowers have to be some of the happiest flowers.  Just seeing them has to make you smile. No matter the size or the variety, I love the way they turn to...

Was it a tribute to lost love, complete madness, or savvy entrepreneurship? In the Miami of the 1920s, a diminutive Lithuanian immigrant named Ed Leedskalnin worked alone and in secret for...

growing – crowded – tangled – exuberant – comfortable  This is what makes photo challenges so much fun – looking at an archive from a different perspective. My offerings are as...

It’s still hard for me to think about, or even plan, travel at this time – but I do miss the adventure. This year’s cancellations were, of course, due to Covid-19;...

For years my husband has been picking up feathers for me. I don’t know what it is I love so much about them, I just know I do. In Florida, he...

Historic Baker Barn, Madison County, NC

This is actually part of a re-post, with an update, from a topic I wrote about last year. Rural barns. Old barns are disappearing way too fast throughout America’s countryside and...

First, let me tell you four super-women how much I enjoyed learning more about each of you, and how you all connected, courtesy of the great interview on TCHistorygal.net  I am...

Our first grandchild – sweet Baby J! Of course, everyone in my family brings me happiness and love – but my friends were right when they told me there was nothing...

Raindrops glistening on new Gerbera Daisy blooms are so bright and fresh. These pretty flowers always make me happy. Have a good week!  

In Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) at last count, there were 47 million “motos” and 3 million cars. Incredible. We saw everything being transported, and even families of four balanced...