Job Title Rebrand

How important is it to have a title that accurately reflects your duties and responsibilities? This one may turn into a bit of a rambler. I’m not sure. But let’s see where it goes. Well here I am. I’m not fifty yet. But it’s approaching. My 25th wedding anniversary is next week. I’m a mother … More Job Title Rebrand

Filigree

One of my favorite jewelry styles is filigree. Perhaps it’s in my genes. According to Wikipedia – The oldest filigree pieces discovered in the Iberian Peninsula date back to 2000 – 2500 BC, but its origin is not clear. These pieces possibly belonged to merchants and navigators originally from the Middle East and are not … More Filigree

Land of My Life

That would be the good old USA. The third of my “special lands”. Angola, Portugal and America – each is special to me for different reasons (see Land of My Birth and Land of My Heart). America is where I grew up, where I was educated, where I married and raised my family. It is … More Land of My Life

Niagara-on-the-Lake

Known as “The prettiest town in Canada”, Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL for short) is about a 20 minute drive from the world-famous Niagara Falls. Its beauty and charm did not disappoint. With its location on the shores of Lake Ontario, and the Historic Old Town lined with trees, an abundance of flowers, and quaint buildings it has … More Niagara-on-the-Lake

Newport, RI

There’s something for everyone in the little town of Newport. From foodies to history lovers to couples looking for a destination wedding venue, it can be found in this seaside Rhode Island area. Well-known for the Gilded Age mansions perched along the cliffs of Easton Bay, Newport also offers an old colonial feel with pre-revolutionary … More Newport, RI

The Sun Miracle

Just a few weeks ago there was a whole lot of talk about the total solar eclipse witnessed across the United States. Many people traveled in order to be in one of the “areas of totality” where they would see a full and complete eclipse. Many reported the experience to be awe-inspiring and very moving. … More The Sun Miracle

Giant’s Causeway

Several years ago I traveled to the beautiful country of Northern Ireland for a family wedding. While there I made sure to visit the unusual wonder of nature known as Giant’s Causeway. I’m sure I’ve mentioned before how much I enjoy the beauty of God’s creation in all its glory from the immensity of the … More Giant’s Causeway