Ramblings and Ruminations

November in a Nutshell

    Hello gang!  It’s that time of the month again! The time to wrap up my month in a few choice and witty paragraphs. However, most of my November was spent in a fog.  The whole family came down with a two-week cold.  You know, the kind where breathing is hit-or-miss, soup is a choking hazard and your skull…

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Ramblings and Ruminations

May In A Nutshell

Can anyone tell me what happened to May?  It seemed to pass by me in a blur! I still seem to be at sixes and sevens as I write this – so if it seems a little vague or choppy – my apologies!     As I look at this post, it doesn’t look like I did a whole lot –…

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Travels

Magical Shops To Visit In Williamsburg

When you think of Williamsburg, you automatically think of fifes and drums, palace greens and gunpowder magazines.  (I rhythmed and I wasn’t even trying).  I don’t blame you, I adore this part of Williamsburg.   But there is another section of Williamsburg that a visitor should not overlook.  While not historical, it is a place of delights.  The Merchants Square…

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Williamsburg, VA – Xmas 2016.

     Huzzah!  The post for our family vacation is finally up!  It took me long enough, but at last, here it is, in all its dubious glory.      First up we have the George Wythe House.  Historians can absolutely, categorically confirm that George Washington DID sleep here. George Wythe was a delegate to the Continental Congress, and Virginia’s first signer…

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Travels, Uncategorized

Tellus Science Museum

   After lots of planning and rescheduling, my family and I finally got to visit the Tellus Science Museum! It was a gorgeous day and we got to enjoy the beautiful grounds.   Aren’t these shady avenues lovely? I wanted to pitch a tent and stay there even more than I wanted to run through the sprinklers.   My sister took…

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