Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation. —Elizabeth Drew Oh, the lovely conversations I’ve had with travel companions and the people we’ve met!
Instead of joining the crowds that were shopping on Black Friday, my family and I did something more peaceful. We visited the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We have been to Cheekwood Estate and Gardens in Nashville, Tennessee, the Chicago Botanic Garden, the National Arboretum and more. I enjoy visiting […]
We often go on vacation to “unplug” – to get away from constant emails, phone calls, and text messages. Leaving devices at home may help you to relax. On the other hand, using certain electronic devices may make your trip easier and more enjoyable. Connecting One of the primary reasons we bring cell phones or […]
This past weekend, I was in Minneapolis to attend the last Vogue Knitting Live event of the year. I had a great time taking classes and visiting the vendors, but the highlight of the weekend was meeting new people – new friends. All the Vogues Although it was not my intention at the beginning of […]
In late summer/early fall I went on a road trip. Nashville, Tennessee, was my first stop, followed by Asheville, North Carolina, and Silver Spring, Maryland, with a few other stops in between. I drove through the Great Smoky Mountains and along the Blue Ridge Parkway. I shopped at yarn shops in Asheville and along the Blue […]