Dining with children, Family time, Random Thoughts

The Diner – A Christmas Story

It was a week before Christmas, maybe two. The melancholy of the season had a way of stretching its tentacles to pick at the hearts of even the most optimistic folks. The local diner was a popular spot year-round. Locals stopped by for business lunches, breakfast before work and dinner with friends and family whenever… Continue reading The Diner – A Christmas Story

Family time, Random Thoughts

Valentine’s Day 2016 ~ Musings & Gallery

We hear it on the news: claim after claim that social media is destroying interpersonal relationships. It is true. We're all "guilty" of giving in to the distraction provided by our hand-held screens. Yet love prevails. We are drawn to intimate moments and conversations, inevitably. We need to check in, face-to-face; to hear a familiar… Continue reading Valentine’s Day 2016 ~ Musings & Gallery

Family time, Photos, Random Thoughts

Three Words For The New Year

PERSPECTIVE - A wise friend used to say, "Always mind the events of the world. Be informed, but never take your mind off the sweet spot. This, in the end, is your saving grace." Find the sweet spot. Take this decadent New Year's Eve Appetizer, for example. The naked eye was rather assaulted by the unattractive odds… Continue reading Three Words For The New Year