On my way to find another photo, I ran into this one and couldn't believe that it was just sitting there waiting to be posted. Of course, it is of Big Ben taken at 11:55 am on some day over two years ago while I was in London. Has it been that long? Yes, because [...]
Shakspeare wrote, "What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." He's probably right, but this rose is especially sweet because it is one of the Queen's roses at Windsor Castle.
I wanted to post something totally different—something not necessarily green and from the mountains. So what about these taken from the London Eye a couple of years ago? I think I have already posted one but not both. The Thames is below. Who knows which direction it runs—north, south, east, west. Does it really matter [...]
I need to stay off of American Grey's Web site. He is totally wrong for me, especially on a day when I'm so easily distracted. I need to focus on the here and now. But lately, there has been so much involved with the "here and now" that it is hard to do. My mind [...]
I have a list of things to do today, and I'm headed off to accomplish each one, but humor me for a moment. Mentally, I want to stroll through the green hills of the Cotswolds, drink a hot cuppa tea, and eat a fruit scone with clotted cream at the local establishment. What fun it [...]
The last time we were in London, we made sure to check out the gate the Queen enters to open Parliament. It is called the Sovereign's Entrance. St. Paul's Cathedral has one, too. It is a door that is only opened when the Queen arrives. This morning (November 18) the Queen of England and the [...]
Imagine its Friday afternoon and you are sitting at C. S. Lewis's feet as he reads a passage from Prince Caspian. "Please, Aslan! Am I not to know?" "To know what would have happened, child?" said Aslan. "No, nobody is ever told that." "Oh dear," said Lucy. "But anyone can find out what will happen," [...]
Yesterday was a rainy day in northeast Georgia, which always tempts me to think of being in a place that is sunny and bright or a place that is literally worlds away—like Windsor Castle in England.