Greetings from Italy, and Happy July 4th! We are just outside Perugia, Umbria, at our friends' place, Le Vigne…Read More
Vegetables. I wasn't a fan. Under duress and my parents' watchful eyes, I would take a bite of green beans and shiver as it went down. And squash? I thought it just might be the death of me...Read More
Squirming, talking, looking out the window at the sunshine. We could not keep still. Finally, the last school bell would ring, and out of the building we would fly.
Summer stretched before us, endless and exciting, filled with sunshine and fun and magic. Adventure awaited, and finally, we were free…Read More
"Wow. Can you believe it?"
"I know. I love it."
We walked through the empty rooms, our shoes resounding on the hardwoods, our voices echoing off the walls.
We had just said goodbye to the former homeowners…
During our visit to St. Simons Island last week, we saw many trees covered with Spanish moss. Apparently, the plant is neither Spanish nor moss...Read More
Six hours. We drove six hours in the car and still ended up in the same state. How is that even possible?
I'll admit I'm not the most patient road trip companion. Sometimes it's all I can do not to ask my husband, "Are we there yet? How many more miles?"
Many miles and hours notwithstanding, our destination and the people we were going to see were well worth the wait...Read More
I was sitting in church with people I love listening to music my husband loves: The Seven Last Words of Christ by composer Richard Burchard. We had come to hear the performance because a friend was singing in the choir...Read More
The quiet called to him. He was up early, just before the sun and definitely before his co-workers. Dressing quickly, he grabbed his room key and headed out for a walk...Read More