Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Passion for Detail by Charlotte Moss

Last week as I was recovering from a bad cold, I read the book A Passion for Detail by the talented interior designer, Charlotte Moss. This book is outside the usual topics I pick up when I need some comfort reading (just like comfort food, I also rely on comfort reading to feel better :)), […]

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Exploring Near Home…

On Thursday, I was invited to attend a guided garden tour of Green Springs Park and Garden Center, its a Fairfax County park with several demonstration gardens and a historic house and grounds.  It was invigorating taking time to explore these gardens with a Master Gardener as our guide. What struck me most about the […]

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Visiting Whitby, UK {part 3 – the surroundings}

  My final installment of our trip… One of the days, we took a double-decker bus to Pickering, about an hour from Whitby across the moors,to visit the heritage site of Pickering Castle.  This a great place to visit with kids because there are open fields and tumbled down walls to run and climb on. […]

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Happy Father’s Day!

  Happy Father’s Day! Let’s celebrate the men that have been a part of our life.  I hope you have a wonderful day! Liz     And I also want to share how lucky I feel that my daughter, Naomi, has such a wonderful father. I love you S.

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Visiting Whitby, UK {part 2}

Whitby is located on the mouth of the River Esk as it flows into the North Sea.  The coastal region experiences significant tidal variations, so the harbor area has tall seawalls and the waters are subject to very strong currents. It was amazing to see how low the water would get a low tide and […]

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