Category Archives: Celebration

All Saints Day 2014

A return to Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris- Where the headstones tell stories. (Can you spot the Eiffel Tower in the distance along the horizon?) Row after row of graves fill this huge cemetery. For All the Saints Wm. How … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Dear Susie

Today would have been my mother’s 95th birthday.  To mark this special day I have compiled a list of the ten things I am most grateful for in the way I was raised.   I am glad my parents introduced … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, America

One day last summer the sun was bright, and the breeze just right.  I watched the flag waving for the longest time caught under the spell of its beauty.  It felt so peaceful, as though all was right with the … Continue reading

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Texas Bluebonnets

I was finally in Texas during the height of bluebonnet season. My daughters and I and a bunny named Ella went for a ride in the country and came across these sweet smelling beauties. This is Ella. She explored the … Continue reading

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Notre Dame

Our visit to Paris last fall corresponded with the celebration of the 850th anniversary of Notre Dame.  I was still trying to wrap my brain around that fact when the church facade came into view. The detailed stonework and stained … Continue reading

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