Tag Archive for Mosaic Monday

They’re Back…

They’re back . . . Squatting on our neighbor’s dock. . .  Squawking. . .  Soaring. . .  Sunning. . . Providing us with a show & some smiles :) “Don’t believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding. Find out what you already know and you will see the way…

Inspired Reading

  January 20th~  Food for Thought is returning~ kicking off with The Night Circus. . .   “The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it, no paper notices plastered on lampposts and billboards. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not.   Within these nocturnal black-and-white striped tents awaits an utterly unique experience,…

A Coastal Reunion

I had the good fortune to be invited to the beach for a weekend reunion with former roommates & suitemates to celebrate our milestone birthdays this year. . . The six of us happy & lucky to have a friend/roommate with access to a beach house. . . Enjoying the scenery while reminiscing on our college years . .…

Messages from a Cornfield

There is a corn field I’ve been driving by for months. . . just dried husks and stalks remain, having fulfilled its corn-destiny.  Rushing by~“to do” list in hand focused on crossing off the next task~ I noticed a flash of blue out of the corner of my eye passing by last week. Beckoned, I was rewarded by the…

Turtle Update

We interrupt Fall Harvests & Halloween Treats for a Turtle Update and an overdue Thank You. . . Loggerhead Nesting Season is officially over ~with an ALL time record of 68 nests for Harbor Island, South Carolina’s three-mile stretch of beach.  I shared my Loggerhead Love here followed by more love at the table. SEATURTLE.ORG and the Sea Turtle Nest Monitoring System reported Harbor Island’s…

Welcome Back October

Welcome back October. . . We’ve missed you. . . Your colors. . . Your scenery. . .  Your textures. . . Your pumpkins. . . Your flavors. . . Thank you for your visit, I’m joining: Little Red House for Mosaic Monday~ A Southern Daydreamer for Outdoor Wednesday~  Jenny Matlock for Alphabe-Thursday~ The Tablescaper for Seasonal Sundays~

Figuratively Eating

I’ve had an ongoing love affair for a while now. . . My husband knows all about it. . . Figs. . . sweet, savory, sliced, diced, baked, puréed or sautéed. . . By themselves or with blue cheese, goat cheese, mascarpone, prosciutto, carmelized onions, arugula. . . Our neighbors have a ginormous fig tree that we…

Great Expectations

 We’re all looking forward to Fall at my house~ anticipating its arrival with great expectations. . . Eager for cooler weather & less humidity. . .   Anxious for the smell of Fall in the air~ apple cider, pumpkin pie & fires burning. . . Longing for cooler nights~ sleeping under blankets with windows open. . . Under clear skies~ watching…

It’s Good to be Queen

A city rich with history, Southern hospitality, and casual seaside charm~ Beaufort, South Carolina is the “Queen of the Carolina Sea Islands”~ discovered by the Spanish in 1514 and chartered by the British in 1711. This year Beaufort celebrates its Tricentennial~ a special and historic birthday ~ that’s a lot of candles and a lot of cake!  A…

Beach, Birds, Boats & Boys

  Harbor Island, a barrier island in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, is a private residential community, located between Charleston and Hilton Head Island.  Its three-mile stretch of beach is visited mostly by pelicans, herons, horseshoe crabs and is a nesting site for Loggerhead Sea Turtles.         A great beach for boys. . . To see some…

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