these are a few of my favorite things

2010 was an awesome year. We traveled so much, to places I had only dreamed about & to places I once called home. Below are some of my favorite images of the year. We are off to Barbados tomorrow, to spend Christmas with my family.Thank you, dear blog readers, for making 2010 one of the […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

New York City at Christmas

It hit me like a ton of bricks. I was sitting at my desk this morning, when suddenly the urge came. New York City. Christmastime. I simply must go. Unfortunately, New York City, especially at Christmastime, is expensive & our holiday schedule is already jammed. So since a trip isn’t in the picture this year, […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

the Topiary Garden

While we were in Ohio for Thanksgiving, I made Brad take a detour by Topiary Park in Columbus. He had never seen it before, & since it is one of my favorite places in the city, we simply had to stop. Topiary Park is a privately funded park on the grounds of the former Ohio […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Published!

A few weeks ago the Orange County Register contacted me to see if they could use one of my photos in an article for their Travel section on “America’s Best Breakfasts.” I was excited about this for two reasons:1. I love sharing my photos with people who wouldn’t normally get to see them, like people […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

Since every day should be Veterans Day…

… I don’t feel guilty posting my Veterans Day post four days late. Thank you to all the brave men & women who have served & continue to serve our great nation. The sacrifice you & your families make to protect our freedoms can’t possibly be appreciated enough. We are the land of the free […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

One last glimpse of Boston

as we sailed out of the harbor… You might also like… Foto Friday: Boston Bah-ston FriFotos: Skylines

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Bah-ston

Actually, we did not hear a single person with a true Boston accent the entire time we were there. Disappointing really.My expectations were really low for our visit to Boston. I have no idea why, for the city has never given me a reason to doubt it. The good thing about low expectations is that […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Titanic

The city of Hallifax, Nova Scotia & the Titanic disaster are linked, probably more closely than many Nova Scotians would like. Trans-Atlantic cable laying boats that were sent to recover bodies of Titanic victims from the North Atlantic. The survivors went to New York City. The dead went to Halifax. 328 bodies were recovered from […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Coastal Living

I am so in love with this photo. That is all! You might also like… Canada Day Canada: Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia Foto Friday: O’Canada

Read full story Comments { 0 }

We Remember… We Must Never Forget

Nine years ago (how has it been nine years?), my life, as well as all Americans, was profoundly changed. None of us will forget where we were (sitting in a political communications class at Florida State University, having just started my sophomore year), how we felt (overwhelmed & angry), or the immediate days afterward (there […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }