My little sweetie and I are not doing well this weekend – he woke up Thursday night burning up with a fever and it has been downhill from there. Today we are both pretty weak but finally doing a little […]
Nails: Red and Gold Hex Sparkles
For Christmas my sister got me these two little delights. The Sinful Colors is basic magenta-red creme/jelly almost, pretty thin. I did only use one coat, though. The sparkle is Orly ‘Too Fab’ and I still love the mix of […]
I love hiking through the woods, even when it’s cold. Here we have a lot of pine forests and uneven land, which makes for interesting, winding hikes even in the woods behind our house. The Japanese call this experience ‘forest […]
Apple on the Moor
Stopping for an apple during a long autumn walk on the moor.
Blacks and Whites: Lace Flower
Hazy little luminously white lace flowers.
Chipmunk at the Gate
A little afternoon visitor.
Dining at Gibbet Hill Grill
Last night both my sweetheart and I had separate, work-related dinners at the Gibbet Hill Grill. It is a working produce farm that has a Grill and also a separate barn for large functions like overly expensive weddings, which they […]
Thursday Travels: Leaning Tower of Pisa
When we visited Pisa in Italy we made it just in time for an on and off rainstorm. We had to take shelter in a cute little cafe, but we were able to walk around the buildings for a little […]
Tiffany Blue Nails
Sometimes during the spring and summer I get the urge to wear some less traditional polishes. It brightens up the dreary days, and reminds me of Easter Eggs too. I think I came across this color and just had to […]
Every time I go to the store I dream about fresh, ripe summer raspberries that we hand-pick from a local orchard. Every berry is perfect when you can pick them yourself!
Twinkling Lights in Washington, D.C.
A few years ago I was in D.C. on vacation with my mother and sister, and even though it was a warm early fall evening, they still had twinkle lights up on some of the trees. It was so lovely […]
Cranberry Barn by Evening
Rustic, old country barn, a little eerie, during an evening walk on a cool summer evening. What little kid could resist sneaking a peek into one of those dark windows, secretly hoping and fearing something ghoulish and exciting might be […]