Author Archives: fdarlenemcwilliams

Chihuly Collection

During our recent visit to Florida, we visited the Chihuly Collection in St. Petersburg. Dale Chihuly is world-renowned for his beautiful glass creations. The pieces in this collection are absolutely breath taking. Although the pieces appear to be small, they … Continue reading

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Musical Art

On a recent trip to Florida to visit friends, I noticed this piano located outside of one of the local restaurants in Sarasota. The pictures don’t come close to capturing the colors and artistry.

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It’s Back

Shelly, our yard turtle, can attest that we’ve had another dusting of snow. Although beautiful, the single digit wind chill that comes along with it is a bit much for this Southern girl.

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Touched by the Sun

The weather has been cold and dreary these last few weeks so you can imagine how happy I was when I looked out on the deck and saw our Kokopelli wind spinner all aglow, encompassed by the sun’s rays.

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Visitor

We had a small visitor on our porch Christmas Eve night. He appeared to have a little trouble with his wing, but after some tender loving care he flew off into the night. I wonder what’s in store for him … Continue reading

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Annual Christmas Pic

From quiet to chaos to calm. That’s how I would describe our Christmas day. Starting with a prayer of thanksgiving, singing Happy Birthday to Jesus, filling our tummies with way too much food and then on to gift-giving. We ended … Continue reading

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Final Look

A week ago I posted pictures of the first (and probably the last) snow of the season in Marietta. After 10 inches, this is the final look. What a rare treat for the holidays!

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