Monthly Archives: June 2012

My Flirtation With Gambling

While we were in the Asheville, North Carolina area, we spent a day on the Indian  reservation in Cherokee.  We started with the museum there and then headed to the casino for lunch.  Of course, you can’t go to a … Continue reading

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Coming Down Off the Mountain

There are Sea People and there are Mountain People, and I have always loved the sea. But I have to admit, my foray into the realm of the Mountain People was quite enjoyable. There is a peace and beauty in … Continue reading

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Stairstruck

Before I broke my foot, my husband and I had planned this great get-away to a rustic cabin in the Smoky Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina.  Since the timing of the trip was specifically to celebrate my brother-in-law’s special birthday, … Continue reading

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Ah, When We Were But Babes

As I was telling one of my blogging buddies when she asked how my foot was, it is still broken, and as I’m not supposed to put any weight on it, I can’t even get outside and enjoy the warm … Continue reading

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Regrets Pity Party

I just read Diane Owens’s blog, In My Opinion, and she wrote an excellent answer to the question, “Do you have regrets?” As I said in my comment to Diane, since we can’t go back, we just need to go … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Coming East:
My brother and I (with ice cream cone) and our cousins When I grew up in Connecticut in the ’50’s and ’60’s, my father made a good salary, and when school was out for the…

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OpSail 2012 in Norfolk, Virginia

Though my broken foot kept me from enjoying OpSail 2012, thanks to my dear husband, who walked from his office in downtown Norfolk to take some pictures of the tall ships, I have these to show you. All of the … Continue reading

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