Experiences · Photography Course: Developing Your Eye II

The Path To Enlightenment

Light vs. Darkness. What does that mean for you? For me, it’s far from a literal translation. The pursuit of enlightenment is a very personal journey and to do so, one must be entirely open to the possibilities that are out there, dismissive of nothing. When I lived in an abusive situation, my abuser strived…… Continue reading The Path To Enlightenment

Bar & Grill · Experiences · Restaurants · Reviews

The Times Grill ~ Our Quest For “The Best of the Best” Burger Continues

n Chris’s effort to find the “Best of the Best” burger in our area, we decided to stop in at our local Times Grill restaurant, at the train depot in Slidell. It’s a pretty cool place with old signs, pictures, and sports memorabilia on the walls. The tables are spaced comfortably enough apart to not…… Continue reading The Times Grill ~ Our Quest For “The Best of the Best” Burger Continues

Experiences · Right Here Right Now

Things We Learned About Kidney Failure & Dialysis

Regarding blogging, one of the most common questions my friends ask me ~ “How can you publicly share so much about yourself?” It wasn’t easy at first. I’d created a few blogs many years ago, but they were always accessible to only those in my inner circle for “informational purposes” only. They read my posts…… Continue reading Things We Learned About Kidney Failure & Dialysis

Every Picture Tells a Story · Experiences · Photography Course: Developing Your Eye II · Right Here Right Now

Finding Balance {and Warmth} After Loss

ne morning, during Winter 2014, my daughter and I were forced to vacate our warm beds so that we could subject ourselves to the biting cold weather outside. It felt reminiscent of our school journeys while living in the UK, when we spent many a cold morning, shivering at the bus stop. We had to…… Continue reading Finding Balance {and Warmth} After Loss

Experiences · Nostalgia

What the Fleur-de-Lis Means To Us

Because Chris and I spent many years away from home, we really appreciate what it means to be back. Although we had the privilege of growing up in such a great, tight-knit community, we both left the city thinking that living elsewhere would be an improvement. We were both in our early 20’s when we…… Continue reading What the Fleur-de-Lis Means To Us