Hugh Miller Cottage, Cromarty, Scotland


 I was so very blessed to get to spend a whole day touring the childhood and adulthood home (for a while) of Hugh Miller, geologist, reformer, stone mason and Scots. Truly an amazing experience!! I used my National Trust for Scotland pass to tour it, which is awesome.

The Adventures of Flat Stanley


Recently, I was blessed in being asked to be a Flat Stanley participant for a student in Tyro Elementary, Lexington, North Carolina. Here is a little back history Flat Stansley (compliments of this site.)   Dale Hubert first introduced The Flat Stanley Project to his students at Wilfrid Jury Public School in 1995.  The project's … Continue reading The Adventures of Flat Stanley

Christmas in Colorado


Christmas this year has been quite joyous!! It has been extended over time, celebrating over a couple of weeks with family and friends, drinking coffee and sharing with the Ladies Club at Zazzies, seeing my friend at the bank, playing Flat Stanley, and so much more. I am so blessed.

Cornerstone Coffee… Autumn Delights and hot Cider


Autumn comes alive in downtown, Akron, Colorado at Cornerstone Coffee, located conviently on Main street, with lots of available parking,  it has quickly become my home coffee shop of choice.  The lovely ladiens that run Cornerstone Coffee are not only excel at offering a delicious selection of baked goodies and sweet, they own the shop, … Continue reading Cornerstone Coffee… Autumn Delights and hot Cider

Tory Hole on Cape Fear River


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEYMKtFiJIw The Revolution comes alive, 236 years later to the day! The Cape Fear River Basin is home to so much American history, boasting a menagarie of Revolutionary sites, all within walking distance around Elizabethtown, marked with stone signs on pillars, stating events that shaped our nation. The great part is that it is all … Continue reading Tory Hole on Cape Fear River

Black Water Rhythym and Blues, Elizabethtown, N.C.


A very enjoyable evening out on the town!! Located at the Farmers Market Plaza in Elizabethtown, N.C. A friend and I thoroughly enjoyed an evening of live music, performed by Black Water Rhythym and Blues. The trombones, saxaphone, trumpet and vocalists were awesome, featuring covered music tracks. A favorite of mine was the cover of … Continue reading Black Water Rhythym and Blues, Elizabethtown, N.C.

A Cheesy Snack/Side Dish


Cheesy Brussel Sprouts, an easy snack/side dish 1 bag of frozen Brussel sprouts (plain) 4 slices (or 4 oz) of real cheddar cheese Lightly steam the brussel sprouts with a little water, until thawed out and semi cooked. Let cool if cutting by hand. Slice/chop the brussel sprouts by hand or with a food processor, … Continue reading A Cheesy Snack/Side Dish