I’ll share some pictures of a little birding trip we took this morning. We went with some of our Winston-Salem Audubon friends to Whitetop Mountain, at the westernmost tip of the state of Virginia, in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. There was a risk of thunderstorms, but we all took a chance … Continue reading Birding at Whitetop Mountain, VA
The Queen’s Meme #61 ~ The Silly Serious Thanksgiving Meme Time to play another of Queen Mimi’s memes. Thanksgiving was yesterday, but my stomach still feels full so I guess it’s not too late to play! 1. If you knew this would be the last Thanksgiving holiday with your family, what would you do differently. … Continue reading The Queen’s Meme #61 ~ The Silly Serious Thanksgiving Meme
As you can see on my sidebar, there are 16 days to go to the next BlogBlast for Peace! I am wetting myself in anticipation! My post has been ready for a few weeks now, but there is plenty of time for anyone to join, and you will be glad you did! You would be … Continue reading Join Us for the BlogBlast for Peace!
I had a conversation today with a fascinating 100 year old lady, who remains active, vibrant and charming in her advanced age. We were talking about the state of the economy. She became a bit angry, denouncing politicians and business leaders alike, accusing them of greed. “Greed,” she said, was the reason behind all these … Continue reading A Lesson for Me
Eric’s dad decided to take him for the weekend. I think it is the first such weekend in a year! Well, that’s another story. But I’m really grateful to have a weekend with Princess Gail free from the day to day autism stuff. We got a bit dressed up and had a nice dinner at … Continue reading Date Night
HRM Mimi is giving away Lifetime Dungeon Amnesty passes to the first 10 bloggers who can answer her question: Did you ever have a funk that lasted more than 7 days. How did you defunkify yourself? I don’t really know what that means, because I’m a newbie memer. But I think it’s good, and anyway, … Continue reading Grand Funk