Who Was St. Valentine? How did St. Valentine, a 3rd century Roman priest who was martyred under the reign of Claudius II in 270 AD become associated with paper hearts, candy, love notes and flowers?
Ireland has hundreds of stone circles scattered across its landscape. Some are nearly in tact, some have been carefully rebuilt, while most have just a few stones left – making them fragments of their former glorious selves. Most of these circles have been standing in place for 3000 to 5000 years
SCOTTeVEST RFID Travel Vest for Women has 18 specially-sized pockets to keep items safe and organized. Pockets are spread out enough to not “bulk up” the clothing. Style is still a thing with this clothing. Plus sizes are available
For years I saw photos of the great Palladian-style window that occupies the north wall of the N.C. Wyeth Studio, and somehow I was drawn to it. I knew N.C. Wyeth was famous for his illustrations in early 20th-century books like Treasure Island, The Black Arrow, and Last of the Mohicans. I also knew he was the father of Andrew Wyeth
There’s a small beach on the Inishowen Peninsula at the northernmost point of Ireland where the Irish Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. Like most of Ireland’s northern beaches, it’s scenic and rugged while having a sense of calm about it.
This foodie destination in Savannah has Southern food with a twist. Treylor Park Pot Pie, and Chicken and Pancake Tacos, and PB&J Chicken Wings were a few of the menu items I considered at Treylor Park restaurant.
For the last 15 years, the salutation for my Christmas letter has been, “Merry Christmas from Marion Station.” I skipped sending a letter in 2021 because I was in the throes of moving to a new town. After Dan passed away in December of 2020, I left our Marion home.
Merry Christmas from Marion Station. I write this to you from my 2nd story office, which has a panoramic view of the south side of my home. I’m fortunate to write while looking out through the treetops of magnolia, crape myrtle and maple trees. Today it’s gloomy and pouring rain which is good when one needs to be in a reflective mood.
Do you ever go somewhere in your mind? I’ve been to so many magical, sacred places, but some stand out more than others. I often go to Kildownet Church on Achill Island in County Mayo, Ireland.
Ocean City Maryland – More than Just the Beach Here are 10 Cool, unique things to Do in Ocean City, Maryland. It’s been a family destination for summer fun for over 100 years, but when you’re looking for something besides the sun, sand, and ocean, check out these unique things […]
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Brittany’s Parish Close Dedicated to St. Thegonnec Mise au Tombea – The Entombment – 16th century Lifesize polychrome figures carved from oak by Jacques Lespagnol over a three year period from 1699 – 1702 sit in the Ossuary (bone house) of the Saint-Thégonnec Parish Close in Brittany. […]
Can overweight women – fat girls – ride bikes? YES. In this post, I’ll admit to being overweight and out of shape and tell you what others are too embarrassed to put in print about themselves. I’m grateful for the handful of overweight women bloggers who guided and encouraged me […]