Windows down, sunlight shining overhead, the road stretching before me. It was Memorial Day weekend, but out here, there were no crowds, no traffic to speak of…Read more
I don't know how old I was--maybe four or five--but I was excited. It was past my bedtime, but I was still up. We were going to …
"Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty if only we have the eyes to see them." John Ruskin
What pictures of infinite beauty have you seen and taken this summer?
Squirming, talking, laughing, looking out the window at the sunshine. We were sitting in our desks but could not keep still or quiet. Finally, when the clock above the chalkboard said 3:00, the last bell of the year would ring, and out of the building we would fly.
Summer stretched before us, endless and exciting...Read more
I’m out of the office this week but thought I'd leave you with some inspiring quotes about the beauty and joy of summer...Read more
Have you noticed that the fruit and vegetables of summer seem super-packed with color and flavor? They seem to hold all the goodness of the season inside. For me, strawberries are the quintessential summer essential...Read more
I like making lists, so in honor of the new season, I’m sharing my list of summer fun and beauty between the bookends of Memorial Day and Labor Day. Take a look and see what you add...Read more
The For Sale by Owner sign caught my eye as my good friend and realtor, Wayne, drove down the street. He was telling a great story, but I wasn’t listening. I was looking in the side mirror, trying to see the house we had just passed.
We'd planned to check out another place in the cul-de-sac, but now that one didn’t interest me. I asked him to go back.Read more