computer and printer

THE COMPUTER IS A WONDERFUL INVENTION!

Originally published Jan. 14, 2013. Revised Feb. 12, 2015 “The computer is a wonderful invention!” If anybody said that to me seven years ago, they would have received a derisive sneer, along with my standard…Read more

holy trinity monastery, Meteora

METEORA: GREEK ODYSSEY PART VI

All my life I’ve wanted to visit Greece and indulge my passion for ancient history, archaeology and mythology. When my husband first broached the subject of marking our 40th anniversary (in 2013) with a vacation,…Read more

dying old woman

AS SHE LAY DYING

THE “SHE” CHRONICLES EPISODE FOUR Does your life really flash before your eyes when you’re on the brink of death? As she lay dying, the old woman’s hazy thoughts drifted back to a time and…Read more

Music and Words Award, The Doglady's Den

MUSIC AND WORDS AWARD #MWA

I’m thrilled and honoured to have been nominated for the MUSIC & WORDS AWARD by fellow bloggers and music lovers Mary of Jingle Jangle Jungle, Michele of Angels Bark and Jeffrey of J.A. Scott. This award was…Read more

make some memories to savour! the doglady's den

SAVOUR THE MEMORIES

♫♫ Take one fresh and tender kiss / Add one stolen night of bliss / One girl, one boy Some grief, some joy / Memories are made of this ♫♫ My husband turns 65 years old this month. Typing…Read more

Delphi, Thermopylae and Kalambaka

DELPHI: GREEK ODYSSEY PART V

All my life I’ve wanted to visit Greece and indulge my passion for ancient history, archaeology and mythology. When my husband first broached the subject of marking our 40th anniversary (in 2013) with a vacation, it came to mind…Read more

The Love Boat closed - end of an era!

MOURNING THE END OF AN ERA

It’s true that everything comes to an end. Sad when it’s something that has been part of your life for many years. Hubby and I just got back from an overnight stay in Niagara Falls.…Read more

casket and flowers

THE VISITATION

THE “SHE” CHRONICLES Episode Three Afraid to look at the car, yet consumed by a morbid curiosity, her eyes swept over the smashed body and peered inside. Bloodied glass everywhere. His blood! The news broke…Read more

Happy New Year 2014

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!

  Looking back at last year’s New Year’s post, I can’t help thinking how ironic it is, that for the first time EVER, we will NOT be celebrating the occasion with friends. Instead, we and…Read more

day 2 classical greece tour

OLYMPIA: GREEK ODYSSEY IV

All my life I’ve wanted to visit Greece and indulge my passion for ancient history, archaeology and mythology. When my husband first broached the subject of marking our 40th anniversary with a vacation, it came to mind immediately. Thus,…Read more

bus tour day one

GREEK ODYSSEY – PART III

All my life I’ve wanted to visit Greece and indulge my passion for ancient history, archaeology and mythology. When my husband first broached the subject of marking our 40th anniversary with a vacation, it came to mind immediately. Thus,…Read more

Saronic Gulf

GREEK ODYSSEY – PART II

All my life I’ve wanted to visit Greece and indulge my passion for ancient history, archaeology and mythology. When my husband first broached the subject of marking our 40th anniversary with a vacation, it came to mind immediately. Thus,…Read more

greek odyssey

ROAD TO GREECE: GREEK ODYSSEY I

All my life I’ve wanted to visit Greece and indulge my passion for ancient history, archaeology and mythology. When my husband first broached the subject of marking our 40th anniversary with a vacation, it came to mind immediately. Thus,…Read more

duck pond expanded

HOME AGAIN AFTER 41 YEARS!

One of the highlights of our European vacation was going back to Soest, my birthplace in Germany, for the first time in decades. On the way, we stopped overnight at my mother’s hometown of Bochum, where…Read more

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ROUGH START TO DREAM TRIP

August 30th had finally arrived and we were bubbling over with excitement. This was the beginning of our dream trip; a month in Europe! What could possibly go wrong? Well, let me tell…Read more