Category Archives: Celebration

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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Stained Glass Easter Eggs

I saw an ad for McCormick food coloring that suggested coloring Easter eggs in shaving cream and food dye.  Details were sketchy, but they had my attention so I made it up as I went along. Boil  your eggs and … Continue reading

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Our Lock and Key

Each of our kids came home from their high school French trips with a  story of visiting the Pont des Arts, so we knew the tradition of the locks and keys before going to Paris last fall.  As we packed, … Continue reading

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Pont Des Arts, Paris

Paris is the city of love and the Pont des Arts is the place in the city where people gather to profess their love.As bridges in Paris go, Pont des Arts is hardly the prettiest.  Its railings are metal gridded … Continue reading

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