niagara falls festival of lights

SPECTACULAR LIGHTFEST AT NIAGARA FALLS

We are fortunate to live near (~45 minutes’ drive) one of the world’s natural wonders, Niagara Falls. Read more HERE. In 2015 and again this year (2017), free from doggie houseguests, hubby and I took…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

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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!

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?

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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. [Click images to enlarge] ©D.D.B. 2013/2014 “All…Read more

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