Good morning, Readers! This music video by Paul Wex called "French Taste" is awesome. It takes you on a mini vacation to France, away from the doldrums of daily life and into an inspiring world. Kind of like traveling to another country without all the hassle. 🙂 I recommend watching or listening (or both) to the … Continue reading French Taste – Music Video and Sound
Dear Readers, Good morning! This beautiful rendering by an artist says it all. Happy Tuesday! Have a Blessed day. -Kristen
Have you ever made a "bucket list" of fun things to do for the fall season? I was inspired to write one, thanks to Pinterest where I kept reading awesome, creative "pins" featuring people's fall bucket lists. Hike a mountain, take a rain walk, carve pumpkins, make an autumnal bouquet, light pumpkin-scented candles, play in … Continue reading Fallin’ for you, Fall! Beautiful photos of autumn in New England
John, me, and our dear friend Katelyn spent a full day hiking up and down Cannon Mountain in Franconia Notch State Park, New Hampshire, yesterday. It felt wonderful to be on adventure with my loved ones, exploring the wilderness in the early fall, working out (sore muscles!), meeting other hikers (very friendly and helpful), splashing … Continue reading Hiking @Franconia Notch State Park (New Hampshire)
John and I flew out to Portland, Oregon, the week before the 4th of July. We visited with our close friends, Ben and Sarah Kelley. Ben took us out to eat for lunch at a funky eatery in downtown Portland. I couldn't help but think of the comedic skits from the popular show "Portlandia," which … Continue reading Portland-Pasco Trip 2016!
I love taking walks at dusk during the warmer months. There is something magical about the warm air, rainbow clouds streaking the sunset sky, and the way flowers look neon-colored in the twilight. Here are some photos from our family walk around our neighborhood in Lexington, Massachusetts, last night - an evening in early June. … Continue reading Summer Walks At Dusk
We got our new puppy, Satchi, from Tennessee in mid-May. He's a rescue, and my husband found him online! We love him and he is an exciting new addition to our family. His older "sister," our sweet Pomeranian, Penny, is 3 years old, and has been adjusting to having another dog in the home. Sometimes … Continue reading Dogs