Tag Archives: Travel

Iron Finials with Ice

Winter Wonderland

Winter road trips northward can be risky endeavors.  Part of our family lore is the recalling of an ill-fated trip to Oklahoma one Christmas morning.  At the halfway-point of our trip, finding the roads impassable, we enjoyed a holiday feast of convenience store burritos then … Read More

Fredricksburg flags

Freedom and a Fall Morning in Fredricksburg

I didn’t come for a ceremony.  The beautiful fall  morning in  Fredricksburg, was perfect for a window-shopping stroll; cool, clear and not-too-crowded. With the exception of my long -awaited and giddiness-inducing visit to Carol Hicks Bolton Antiquities, I have more interest in the buildings the shops occupy and the gardens that … Read More

African Chitenge Fabric

Never Leave Town Without One of These in Your Bag

Only one thing could be better than owning a house at the beach, and that is having a generous friend invite you to stay at hers.  Opportunities like that motivate me to get my bags packed before you can blink an eye. Being the fashion trendsetter that I am, … Read More