Books!

  “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” ― Charles W. Eliot     From the author of gods in Alabama, Between Georgia (my favorite) and The Girl Who Stopped Swimming, Joshilyn Jackson’s newest novel is available June 8th.   “Jackson…

Inspired Styles

   Inspired Styles ***** by Assouline I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where  pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. If you are a fan of interior design or just love admiring beautiful rooms, this book is not to be missed. Full of beautifully photographed and designed rooms from fifteen…

The Summer We Fell Apart

The Summer We Fell Apart  **** by Robin Antalek I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where “pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera”. This story is told in five separate parts, by the four Haas siblings~ from their points of view, and followed by a brief epilogue, wrapped up by their mother, Marilyn.…

Reflections

        R is for Reflections         I’m joining Alphabe-Thursday ~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter R.          Dictionary.com defines reflection as: the act of reflecting or the state of being reflected.  an image; representation; counterpart.    in Physics, Optics, a: the return of light, heat, sound, etc.,…

Things that Make Me Smile. . .

     This Red Swing is one of the things we spied boating this past weekend that made me smile, along with. . .          Water Dogs~busy with a tennis ball. . .       A Frog Watchman. . .        A family of Geese. . . (I confess, I smile a lot more…

Fern Shadows

            I’m joining Hey Harriet for Shadow Shot Sunday.         Be sure to visit Hey Harriet for other Shadow Shots.                

We Interrupt This Blog. . .

      We interrupt this blog due to finger trauma. A trip to Urgent Care & six stitches later, I am happy to report that my finger survived, but my friend Ginny’s sweet grandmother’s (Meemaw) glass pedestal did not :-(      It put up a good fight, it was wickedly sharp.     I have all 10 fingers,…

Q is for Queen

Q is for Queen I’m joining Alphabe-Thursday ~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter Q. Charlotte, NC is known as the Queen City; named by Scotch-Irish settlers who came along the Great Wagon Road from Philadelphia. The name for this new settlement was Charlotte in honor of the wife of King George III, who was the king of…

Water Lilies

      A wet day in Napa at Hess Winery, is better than no day at Napa. . .         Reflecting Pond. . . you can barely make out the gold fish above.         Hess Small Block Series Viognier       Cheers!     I’m joining A Southern Daydreamer for…

Foyer Shadows

    I’m joining Hey Harriet for Shadow Shot Sunday. These are shadows in the early morning hours in my foyer.                   Be sure to visit Hey Harriet for other Shadow Shots.