My heart is racing, my head is spinning, and my energy level has been challenged! Am I finishing a road race? Prepping to speak publicly? Making a major life decision? No! I am enjoying a love-filled week with my grandchildren! Oh yes, their parents as well. Bill and I have become experts in entertaining young … More A Whirlwind of the Absolute Best Kind!
So, after four full days in Vermont, our next stop was going to be New Jersey, but we decided to make two stops on the way – neither of which was truly “on the way,” but both stops were important and very enjoyable. Friday morning we hit the road and drove from Cavendish, Vermont, to … More Just Two More Quick Stops!!
After a Pennsylvania weekend filled with football, family and fun, on Sunday everyone went their separate ways and Bill and I headed to Cavendish, Vermont, which is truly Bill’s “happy place.” I know that to be true because even with no sun all week and low, chilly temps, he remained relaxed and at peace. Our … More Five Days of Bill’s Happy Place!
“Hunnah” is the Gullah word for “Hello” and “Look Ya” in the African-Creole dialect means “Look Here!” That is exactly what we did this past Friday when Bill and I, along with his daughter, Sarah, and her pup, Sunny, visited the Gullah Museum in Georgetown, South Carolina, about a 30-minute drive from our home in … More Hunnah! Look Ya!
These words, shared by Mahatma Gandhi, rang true for us this week as we visited a wonderful local landmark. Brookgreen Gardens is truly an oasis in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the South Strand between Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island. Created in 1931 by Archer and Anna Huntington, it provides almost 10,000 … More In the Midst of Darkness, Light Persists!
The hits just keep on coming – in the form of family and friends – and we’re loving it! This past weekend we were delighted to welcome my son, Matt, and Nicole and her two sons! They were here for approximately 42 hours and trust me when I say we made the most of every … More From A to Z…with Family!
When you’ve spent an entire week at Disney and then a day in Savannah and another in Charleston – and dodged a tropical storm in the process – one might wonder what Murrells Inlet and the Myrtle Beach area have to offer. Well, I know there’s no comparison, but we certainly had a great two … More It May Not Be Disney World But…
Those of you who know me personally or have been following my blog, know that I am part of a women’s group called P.E.O., which stands for Philanthropic Educational Organization. I have been a member for over 34 years and delight in the support we provide to women through grants, loans, scholarships and ongoing connections. … More An Experience in Tradition
…A simple sentiment and exactly what we did this past week! What a great way to live! Our most recent week-long adventure began last Saturday when we picked up Bill’s daughter, Sarah, at the Myrtle Beach Airport. She had flown from Los Angeles with her one-year old pup, Sunny…Airplane – a first for Sunny! Our first … More Live, Laugh, Bark…a Week of “Firsts”
One of the best things about relocating continues to be our friends and family who find their way to our new home. Is it the beach…the seafood…the allure of the low country? Well, during the past three weeks the draw has been a stopover in Murrells Inlet during a multi-month camping adventure for friends of … More Friends and Family Just Keep on Coming…and We Love It!