…and I must go.

This starts off sounding a little sad, but stay with me, I promise you a triumph of the spirit at the end. My friend, Jill, who is wise well beyond her years, told me about an article she read saying that we don’t always recognize our “last times” when they happen. You don’t realize it’s…

The Ocean is calling…

I’m not a “lay out on the beach until you are fried like KFC” kind of person. I’m a Tennessee girl, and given a choice, most of the time, I will chose the mountains. Until I don’t. I am drawn to the ocean for so many reasons–too many to name in one post–but let me…

The Boat Floats

Come and board this ship with me. It is like stepping into a cozy palace, the bright sunlight streaming in through myriad glass walls, giving the impeccably polished brass and flawlessly clean floor a magical glow, while the warm woods and comfortable furnishings invite you to sit with your feet up and stay a while.…

Romantic Rhine!

Yes, the love of my life took me there. Years ago, after seeing the ads on Downton Abbey, I mentioned to Steve (husband) that I would like to do a Viking River Cruise. So what happens? We take a Viking River Cruise. Is he the best or what? On June 29 we settled into the…

Shall We Dance?

Atlanta is known for its horrific traffic. Wherever you need to go that should take 30 minutes, plan on an hour to an hour and a half if you are traveling at 7-10 am or 3-7 pm. Yes indeed, our rush “hours” can be 3-4 hours long, and if you are trying to get through town on…