If you were given $22 million tax-free dollars (any currency), what is the first thing you would do? Pay off my student loans. In what do you find the simplest of joys? Walking in the woods. What would be your ideal birthday present, and why? My house thoroughly cleaned from top to bottom.... Continue Reading →
There's a high rise going up down the street from me. After watching its construction, I've decided that I will not be a high rise construction worker. Nope. Not for me.
Greetings, Dear Bloggers! The winsome Tales from the Mind of Kristian has nominated me for a Mystery Blogger Award! Although I'm not an award kind of girl (participation trophies for everyone!), I do appreciate the nomination... and the questions. More questions! *rubs hands together and cackles* Sock 'em to me, Kristian! 1. What has been... Continue Reading →
Downtown Raleigh on a Friday afternoon. The pedestrian bridge behind the N.C. State Legislative Building. Traffic on a Friday afternoon. If you look carefully, you can see somebody getting a ticket. Roses fighting a wrought iron fence. Cee's Which Way Photo Challenge - April 20, 2018
The benches in front of North Carolina's State Capitol. Cee's Black & White Photo Challenge - Any Kind of Seating
Today's challenge was objects or people fifty years or older. I don't generally take pictures of people, but I have a lot of objects. Today, I'm introducing you to Raleigh's historic Oakwood. Cee's Black and White Challenge - Objects or People Over Fifty Years Old - April 12, 2018
1. Been anywhere recently for the first time? Yep. The Mordecai House here in downtown Raleigh. That was when I thought Spring had come to stay. Silly me. 2. List three favorite book characters. Special Agent Pendergast by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Childs Special Agent Pendergast makes his appearance in The Relic as a southern FBI... Continue Reading →
Good news. I found Spring. Here you go. All pictures are from the Mordecai House Gardens in downtown Raleigh. The Mordecai House was once the largest plantation in Wake County (a.k.a. Raleigh). Interestingly, it's also reported to be the oldest house in Raleigh on its original foundations. I thought that was Haywood Hall... the point... Continue Reading →