“Summertime” brings to mind so many wonderful things, like…this…and this…and “I carried a watermelon.” Being the native Texan that I am, I am all-too-familiar with hot summer weather (or “super summer” as my Mom likes to call it)…where they have days on end of 100+ temps and little to noContinue Reading

We enjoyed a visit to Cleveland last week, including some time spent at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as well as the Cleveland Botanical Gardens; it was pretty amazing to see Kurt Cobain’s guitar, Prince’s gloves, handwritten lyrics, personal items, etc. from too many impressive musicians to count,Continue Reading

I noticed, on a recent walk in my neighborhood, some very nice words written in chalk on the sidewalk – “you”…”are”…”amazing” and “you are super”. While these words weren’t meant for me specifically, they were there nonetheless and reading them brought a smile to my face. This was a reminderContinue Reading

We purchased and planted most of our summer garden on Mother’s Day and are looking forward to some delicious garden goodies over the summer months! We are growing some of our annual favorites, but always pick out some new and different varieties to try as well. Here’s what’s growing inContinue Reading

We enjoyed a few days in lovely Boston, MA – a.k.a. “Beantown”! There were so many interesting sites to see – here are a few we made a point to stop at: SoWa Open Market, Freedom Trail, Boston Common and Public Garden, Bunker Hill Monument, The Mapparium, ICA, Harpoon and Sam AdamsContinue Reading

Happy #NationalPuppyDay to you!!! Sandy, the wonderful woman who fostered, loved, and cared for our dog Maddy before we adopted her through Great Lakes Border Collie Rescue, was kind enough to share the above photo with us of Maddy as a young pup – my heart melts for those spotsContinue Reading