There are days when I sit and stare at this computer screen and think, “What in the hell were you thinking – who would want to read what you have to say?” Then there are days when I stare at this computer screen and think, “This blogging thing is the best gift I have ever given myself!” Yay me! A little neurotic?
If you’ve been reading this little ole blog of mine for a while, you know that we own and operate a B&B in southern Oregon – and you know that when we’re not hosting guests, we’re out traveling the world. We’re learning to streamline and we’re constantly looking for the perfect backpacks.
Ah… Julia, I admire you even more now that I’ve read your book, My Life in France. This book had me from the get go and even though I found it to be a little disjointed in places, I understand the reason for it because these were Julia’s words as told to her husband, Paul’s, grandnephew, Alex Prud’homme.
When you think of the word fall, what comes to mind? For me, it’s always about the fall season – my absolute favorite time of the year. For others it might be about the time he/she took a face plant fall or saw a magnificent water fall or …
Does age really matter? Is it in fact just a number? Today, Abi put both feet into his 6th decade of life. Happy Birthday babe. When I was a kid, teenager, adolescent, I thought 60’s! OMG! That is SO old! Isn’t it interesting though – now that Abi has arrived (with me following a few years behind) I’m looking at 60 and thinking, eh. It’s just a number, right?
I’m a sucker for a classic Disney movie and in my book Hayley Mills did them best. Hayley brought me such classics as The Parent Trap, PollyAnna (for which she won the 1960 Academy Juvenile Award in 1960), The Chalk Garden, Summer Magic and the list goes on… but my favorite has to be The Moon-Spinners, (the 5th out of 6 Disney movies in which she starred) which is when Hayley introduced me to Greece and to windmills.