Today was sparkling clear with the crisp chill of a Northeast autumn, our version of a winter day. We set out for downtown St. Petersburg with high hopes for a parking space and outdoor seating on the sidewalk in front of our favorite raw food restaurant, Leafy Greens. And the Gods were smiling upon us.Continue reading “Half Moon over Leafy Green”
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On the way to Mt. Dora…
Road trip! A short one, but full of promise. Mt. Dora is one of Florida’s hidden gems so we’re off for a ride in the country. It’a about two hours away from St. Petersburg but of course it took us longer. Our first stop along the way was a tantalizing produce stand in Okahumpka, precededContinue reading “On the way to Mt. Dora…”
Does CBD cause vertigo?
It was a beautiful day for a stroll around downtown Gulfport. We stopped at our favorite coffee shop, Sumitra. We had a fond memory of a sunflower butter filled treat, a CBD laced vegan version of a Reese cup and cappuccino that we enjoyed the last time we visited. It was chilly then so weContinue reading “Does CBD cause vertigo?”
Fly Me to the Moon?
Or would you rather go to Mars? The Perseverance Rover will be landing on Mars in 30 days (Feb. 18, 2021). Interested in sending your name on a Mars’ mission? Want a fun educational activity to interest the young ones in space, the stars, life beyond earth? Go to https://mars.nasa.gov/participate send-your-name/ Since I dreamily gazeContinue reading “Fly Me to the Moon?”
What would you do if you won the lottery?
The potential prize for the multi-state lottery is close to a trillion dollars, an unimaginable sum for most of us. Does it inspire your imagination? Do you feel compelled to try your luck now, when you didn’t think about it when it was a measly 1 or 2 million? The question is not whether youContinue reading “What would you do if you won the lottery?”
The crane long and white Spanning wide on morning breeze gently glides Ever so smooth and low Suspended in air and time slowed Within vast crystal blue Stilled above dewy grasses In open spaces shared by oaks And dripping mosses Greets me in glorious fleeting in simplicity and elegance stretching into the now without strainContinue reading “Above”
Let the buyer beware
I had other plans for my Saturday evening and Sunday morning, but I’m obsessed with understanding how I have a $3000 charge on my Paypal account that I helped a scammer create. In my initial excitement, I had signed up for a trial of Linkedin premium account thinking that it would be helpful in launchingContinue reading “Let the buyer beware”
Coal Miner’s Granddaughter
I woke up with the song Coal Miner’s Daughter in my head. I’m actually a coal miner’s granddaughter from southeastern Ohio. My coal miner was actually from Kentucky which helps me to understand the migration described in Hillbilly Elegy by JD Vance. I’ve had a pleasant week sifting through my mother’s dusty treasures in preparationContinue reading “Coal Miner’s Granddaughter”