niagara falls festival of lights

SPECTACULAR LIGHTFEST AT NIAGARA FALLS #WW

We are fortunate to live near (~45 minutes’ drive) one of the world’s natural wonders, Niagara Falls. Read more HERE. Last weekend year, free from doggie houseguests, hubby and I took an overnight getaway there,…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

photo friday, Civilization

SHADOWS | PHOTO FRIDAY

Welcome to another edition of Photo Friday. Coincidentally, today is also WORLD PHOTO DAY See my entry HERE The objective is to post your own images, based on a prompt provided by the Photo Friday…Read more

photo friday, Civilization

SATURATION | PHOTO FRIDAY

Welcome to another edition of Photo Friday. The objective is to post your own images, based on a prompt provided by the Photo Friday staff. ~~~~~~ SATURATION When I read this prompt, the first thing…Read more

HAPPENINGS AND HOLIDAYS

♫ I’m baaaack! ♫ (Well, sort of. It’s summer; busy season for the dog business and road trip time in between.) Have you ever experienced “Blogger Burnout”? This was me, big time!

Niagara Falls Festival of Lights. Happy Holidays!

NIAGARA FALLS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

We are fortunate to live near (~45 minutes’ drive) one of the world’s natural wonders, Niagara Falls. Read more HERE. Last weekend, free from doggie houseguests, hubby and I took an overnight getaway there, to…Read more

concert photo collage

#8PhotosofHappiness for #MondayMusings

Thanks to Clowie’s Corner for inviting me to participate in the “8 Photos of Happiness” event, started by Ariel’s Little Corner of the Internet. See below for more details. It’s difficult to choose only 8,…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

#AtoZChallenge W is for

#AtoZChallenge: W is for WANDERLUST

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where 1500+ bloggers worldwide publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Favourite Words” is my theme.…Read more

photo friday, Civilization

CITY – PHOTO FRIDAY

Welcome to another edition of Photo Friday. ♦♦♦♦♦ CITY: What city in the world do you want to visit most?

photo friday, Civilization

FROM NATURE – PHOTO FRIDAY

Welcome to another edition of Photo Friday. ♦♦♦♦♦ FROM NATURE: Mother Nature offers splendid vistas all over the world. These are a few I experienced in Greece.

chariot of Zeus

#AtoZChallenge: “Z” is for ZEUS

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

Xenia

#AtoZChallenge: “X” is for XENIA

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

wine

#AtoZChallenge: “W” is for WINE

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

Mount Vesuvius

#AtoZChallenge: “V” is for VOLCANOES

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

#AtoZChallenge: “U” is for U.S.A.

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

Toronto Skyline

#AtoZChallenge: “T” is for TORONTO

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

Rhodes

#AtoZChallenge: “R” is for RHODES

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

quebec city skyline

#AtoZChallenge: “Q” is for QUEBEC CITY

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

Puerto de la cruz

#AtoZChallenge: P is for PUERTO DE LA CRUZ

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

Ancient Olympia

#AtoZChallenge: “O” is for OLYMPIA

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

mycenae

#AtoZChallenge: “M” is for MYCENAE

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

tower bridge

#AtoZChallenge: “L” is for LONDON

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

greek alphabet

#AtoZChallenge: “K” is for KALIMERA

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

toilet

#AtoZChallenge: “J” is for JOHN

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

colosseum rome

#AtoZChallenge: “I” is for ITALY

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

soest downtown

#AtoZChallenge: “H” is for HOME TOWN

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

Greek gold at Delphi

#AtoZChallenge: “G” is for GREEK GOLD

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

Ephesus Turkey

#AtoZChallenge: “E” is for EPHESUS

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

Delphi

#AtoZChallenge: “D” is for DELPHI

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

calamari salad

#AtoZChallenge: “C” is for CALAMARI

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more

cada del prado

#AtoZChallenge: “B” is for BALBOA PARK

Welcome everyone, to the #AtoZChallenge Blogging Extravaganza, where hundreds of bloggers publish 26 posts in 26 days – one for each letter of the alphabet – covering a myriad of topics! “Travel & Culture” is…Read more