The Sands of Time

Anyone out there feeling overwhelmed recently? If my Facebook newsfeed, tweets, blog reader and emails tell me anything it is that a lot of folks have started out 2014 with a bang and not necessarily in a good way.  I don't have to put on my Nancy Drew detective hat to make that conclusion. Are we all on overload?  Is it just the world that we live in today that helps promote the frenzy? And then the worry takes over. Oh yes. That worry that wakes you up in the middle of the night … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday—My Favorite View

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Beach Time

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Wordless Wednesday—Reflections

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Wordless Wednesday

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Beach Life, Babysitting, Cats and Snuggling

Hilary at Feeling Beachie has such a great blog hop every week. She offers up 4 statements for us to fill in the blanks! Some weeks it is hard to come up with answers and I always try to do mine without looking at what anyone else writes so I won't be "influenced".  Here we go---if you want to join in hop over to her blog by clicking on the link highlighted here and join in the fun.  She explains how to do it once you get there!   It is a great way to meet new friends. This week’s … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving Bahama Style

As hoped---our Thanksgiving week has turned out to be pretty darn wonderful.  We will miss eating turkey with our extended family but will be feasting on some good old Bahama Thanksgiving food today.  Enjoy the pictures and if you are in a colder place--feel the warmth!!!  Thankful for each of you!! … [Read more...]

Falling into the Thinker?

Each week, Hilary at Feeling Beachie lists four statements with a blank for you to fill in on your own blogs. If you want to join the fun and come up with four fill in’s of your own, please email them to her at If she uses them, Ishewill add you as co-host to the hop! This week’s co-host is Cathy Kennedy Spread the word about this hop…. So, please tweet,FaceBook share, and add the linky to your post… (Thanks, Hilary, for the blog hop!!!)    This week’s … [Read more...]

Mid Day Meet Me on Monday!

A little delay on the post today---doing a bit of traveling and finally settled in at the youngest son's place a bit ago.  Yippee!!! First class seat, no delays, easy jaunt to get the rental car and even though his place is not on the GPS since it is a new neighborhood I made it with no issues other than my GPS thought I was still in Iowa and told me it was going to take 18 hours to get from the airport to his place.  NOT!   And I already got my Bojangles fix so I good to go. Linking up with … [Read more...]

Have a Beach…Need a Dog

It's true.  Beach walking = dog walking.  Whenever I am at the beach, no matter where it is, I have this incredible urge to own a big, lumbering dog.  The two just go together.  Dogs just are a natural fit on the beach.   I am sure it is a lot of work because then they have the whole sandy pawed thing to deal with when you get back to the house but hey---it just sounds like a great idea to have a dog.  But I don't have one so I will just have to make do with walking with my best friend instead!  … [Read more...]