Independence Day, 244 years

I do hope that you won’t mind indulging me once more in my speaking of the Magna Carta. It calls to mind, to me, in some small way of some of the struggles facing our nation today. The Magna Carta was put forth by 25 nobles. 25 wealthy men created a charter that would not… Read More

Saharan dust, dentists, 1215 and birthdays.

Here are some links to a few things that I have found interesting this week. Massive Saharan Dust Plume Completes 5,000-Mile Journey From Africa to the U.S.I am sure that most people have seen this in the news already. But how crazy is this dust storm coming from the Sahara? The Saharan Air Layer, is… Read More

Friday photos and a few ramblings

Here are a few stories/links for you to check out and enjoy. Standing far below a roof of green pine needles, wisps of light wafting through said needles, the air warm and muggy around you, and the smell and crunch of pine straw beneath your feet. This is my idea of forest bathing and it… Read More

Welcome June

We send out a bi-monthly newsletter titled The Chattahoochee Driftwood newsletter where we share some helpful links, quotes and then I input several things that I have recently found interesting. One of the stories that I input for this week is about the Kalash people of Hindu Kush. :Inserting a wee bit of historical setting… Read More

Last Friday in May Round-Up

Here we are, at the last Friday of May. Next month Summer begins, here in MS we’ve had the longest Spring in years. Here are some links to articles and stories that I have enjoyed and have been pondering lately. All links are in the “titles.”  Just a few pictures are also below from this… Read More

Memorial Day Weekend

If you don’t look at any of the links below, I do hope that you will follow this link here : Memorial Day 2020. Here’s another well done video. The photos that I am including in this post are from my visit to DC in April of 2019. The three most effective memorials in DC… Read More

There is always hope

Happy May 15th, the 136th day of 2020! Today I am sharing a few things that I have enjoyed recently and found useful. Also, at the end of the post I have included some of my collection of flowers. May you enjoy. Where flowers bloom, so does hope. Lady Bird Johnson “My Life Today Is… Read More

Friday picture round-up

Happy Friday morning to you all. For 11 to 12 years of my life I lived in the very southwest corner of Michigan which is, in my opinion, one of the prettiest states. To be fair, in my travels of the state I stayed mostly on the western side and did not travel to the… Read More

A drive along the Trace

Happy May 1st! This past Sunday the weather was glorious, so of course a drive was in order. As a good Sunday drive in the South, we ventured along the Natchez Trace. If you’ve never traveled any of the Natchez Trace, it would definitely be worth your time. Here is what The Scenic Trace has… Read More