Category Archives: Travel

Shiny Little Round Things

Marbles. Most are round, some are flat. Some are clear, some full of beautiful colors, some are cat’s eyes. The General Store in Dahlonega, GA has barrels full of them. Growing up I remember playing marbles. Flipping them, rolling them, trying to hit … Continue reading

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Two Señoritas

When we visit L and N, our friends in Florida, we have to eat at the Two Señoritas restaurant in Sarasota. The food is delicious, and the coconut margaritas are a rare treat. The art pieces inside always fascinate me.

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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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Taking the Back Roads

Returning from a few days in Florida, we decided to stay off the highways and take the back roads home. We were surprised to see that Mater is alive and well in Alabama, that gas is cheap and flowers are … Continue reading

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Family Friday: Fishing’s Good

Wow and double wow! Can you believe the size of these fish? My brother’s catch weighed in at 146 pounds and took him 3½ hours to reel in off the coast of Cabo. My sister-in-law didn’t do so bad herself (I … Continue reading

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Hot Pink Gauze

It started out as a beautiful day. The sun was shining and we were off to Chattanooga, TN with our two youngest grandchildren. Lookout Mountain, Rock City and Ruby Falls were calling us. The Incline Railroad was our first stop. … Continue reading

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