Out of Africa, a Book, A Movie, A Connection
With a profound love of Africa, and for love stories, one of my favorites is Out of Africa, the book published in 1937, a true story by Danish Baroness Karen Blixen/pen name Isak Dinesen. This is a beautifully written memoir about her life as a coffee
Walking Down the Aisle in the Footsteps of My Scottish Grandparents
Perhaps you can relate to the sentimental journey I took with my husband to Scotland. This journey had a great deal of symbolic meaning to me. The wedding of Robert Dunn and Margaret Mackie, my fraternal grandparents were married on June 19, 1882, at the Liberton Kirk
A Destination Less Traveled with so much to Offer!
Galicia, Spain, located in the top northwestern portion of Spain, is less traveled destination and one, in my opinion, that has a great deal to offer, and should not be overlooked. This part of Spain is known for its impressive, rugged shoreline, lovely rolling green hills and
Why did I stitch this iconic Russian Fabergé Egg needlepoint?
As many of you know, my mother was born in Vladivostok, Siberia to American parents. Her mother and father immigrated from Berwick, Maine halfway around the world to this far-flung part of the world in the late 1800s. They were newlyweds. Can you imagine uprooting yourself
A Look-Back in Time over Four Generations…
In my opinion, when looking back in time the following is an amazing synopsis of what went on.Found this interesting article online with the author being listed as unknown. Wish I could give this person credit for this brilliant piece. I'd like to share it with