Fall has come to Central Florida. Yes, you heard me right — fall has arrived despite the temperatures hovering in the 90’s and feels like temperatures over 100 degrees. Fall has arrived compliments of Starbucks. I guess they decided we needed a treat in this most unusual year, so they released their Pumpkin Spice … More The Mystery Of The Hidden Carrots
Sometimes, it’s just hard to leave a place. Can anyone else relate? I have to admit, I had a really hard time leaving the condo we rented in Banner Elk for two weeks earlier this month. I even shed a tear or two. I recall other times I have wept over leaving a place. I … More If Walls Could Talk, What Good Things Would They Say?
If you’re a native Floridian like me, you know that Autumn is simply a date on the calendar. It’s not a true season like other places around the country. October is really just an extension of Summer—Summer Part Two if you will. Oh, sometimes the temperatures will dip all the way down to the mid-80’s, … More A Few Of My Favorite Things About October
A simple act in a church my husband and I were visiting sent my mind back to the days when we first started dating – a sweet memory in this season of the year and of life. … More The Things That Cause You To Remember When
Gathering – to bring together or assemble from various places I love period novels, television shows or movies where the characters participate in house parties. Pride and Prejudice and Downton Abbey come to mind. Historical estates such as the Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina were the venue for such parties as well. I like … More Gathering
I am writing this post from the mountains of North Carolina. Yes, I am one of those Floridians who travel north to soak in the beautiful colors of autumn. In central Florida, we have green, brown and in the spring, an explosion of color. Not much in the way of fall colors and definitely no … More A “Beary” Unusal Day
“Is there really any time better than the cusp of fall? Hopefully the weather will take note and the sun will shine golden through the large loft windows as we promise our lives to one another”. These are the opening lines on the website my daughter and son-in-law set up for their recent wedding. My … More A New Season