Day’s End

  Have you ever had one of those days where you struggle to get your thoughts and emotions into written or spoken words?  That’s where I am this morning.  I don’t know what it is, but its a struggle today.  No worries though.  I suspect all of you know what I’m talking about. Having said…

Lunch Along The River

I… need… spring… weather… Mother Nature is kind of pissing me off right now with these back and forth temperatures.  Nice and warm for a few days… Then chilly for a few days…  I just need spring.  Especially since we didn’t get much of a spring last year. One of my favorite things about spring…

Representing

I want to share a story from my real life with you… A few years back, my youngest cousin was in college.  She was at one of the large universities in our region and majoring in their interior design program, which is one of the best programs in the south east.  She was doing incredibly…

Passing By

So here’s a question for everyone.  Out of everyone that you talk to and encounter in a day, how many of them do you truly know?  How many could you say that you knew what was going on in their world?  My guess is, not many. In a typical weekday, I could directly encounter close…

Forty Miles In

Not many in SL are aware of this but before I got into the busier parts of graduate school, I was an avid road cyclist.  I loved it…well, still love it.  I need to get back into that with graduation here.  I might have to look at January or February to pull my bike out…

Ready For Guests

My grandparents loved to entertain.  I’m not talking about just the occasional have some friends over for dinner.  I am talking the dinner and cocktail parties that filled the house.  They were known for throwing some great parties back in the day. When my grandparents had their house built following World War II, they decided…