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Perhaps anywhere you travel out West will show you layers of beauty, but Utah is our latest state to visit where seeing overlapping beauty became the norm. If you’ve ever crested a hill while driving a scenic highway, you know … Continue reading
Count me lucky. Day 4 of UT’s Band Camp found many alums (including me!) watching as the Pride of the Southland Band practiced its newly- polished maneuvers. Alums stood on the sidelines of a practice field near the Natalie L. … Continue reading
We’re finding that we like renting from AirBnB — good properties, full disclosures, ratings from actual renters. But sometimes even the owners don’t know the whole story. When we craved a week-long getaway at a South Carolina destination, we found a … Continue reading
Most of our trips in the States or abroad are one-stop destinations — a major city to explore, a festival celebrating an event, a peaceful state park. But if I could go back to one location, stay for a couple … Continue reading
With innumerable glimpses of this earth we live on, selecting one location has its limitations. But Capitol Reef offers a spectacular earthly view not just on Earth Day, but every day: rugged rocks rising tall from the earth; shades of … Continue reading
It’s only in early spring that Magnolia Soulangeana blooms in profusion. But when delicate pink blossoms burst forth, that dense, full-on blooming is something not to be missed. As the first pink starts to show, I brave early morning chill to … Continue reading
Coastal South Carolina is greening up with fresh shoots of spartina grass on Daufuskie, sprigs of resurrection vine at Harbor Town, amd waterfront greenery at Palmetto Bluff. Not to mention the greens of Harbor Town Links ready for the RBC … Continue reading
When you ride through a new country, sometimes the only pictures you take are either blurry landscapes flashing before your eyes or architectural details atop buildings you see briefly seen from a back seat. And in Romania, you can get … Continue reading
On the coast of South Carolina and throughout the Deep South, Lowcountry houses and live oak trees make good matches. And sometimes you don’t see one without the other. Live oaks (so called because they are the only variety to … Continue reading
Sometimes being alone doesn’t literally mean ALONE. Sometimes solitude is carving out me-time in the midst of worldly things. For more expressions of solitude, move quietly and singularly to the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitude and check ’em out.