One Person From Around the World: Albania

Welcome to Just One Person From Around the World! June! The month for brides! Today, we are going to Berat, Albania, where I took photos of the wedding party headed up to the mosque in the old ruins for their wedding photos!  I also should say these photos were taken in August and it was…

Friday’s Foods of the World: Drink Up

Today, it’s all about drinking! Mostly juices, but sooner or later you get to the other drinks too! The juices that are found in the little pop up bars are my favorites! This is just such a place on the beach in Budva, Montenegro! and what are we drinking? Fresh squeezed watermelon juice! Absolutely fantastic!…

Thursday Doors: Oslo, Norway

Today, for a few doors of the  Doorscursion, we are headed back to Oslo! This is the Scots Man Restaurant………looking good! As with all outdoor seating in cafés and restaurants, your seat comes with a blanky……..the month was August! Be sure to look up, so you don’t miss architectural details! We stayed at the beautiful…

Just One Person From Around the World: Get Out to the Parks

Welcome to Just One Person From Around the World! This week I have just been fed up with people! Mostly with people in the government or in the Media telling me how I should live every hour of the day………according to their data or such! Are these folks in the real world? Do they not…

It’s a Sign!

I like chalkboard signs and looking for them on Vaca is always a treat! So, I’m sharing some signs with you today! Which one do you like best? From a garden in the UK……… I like garden signs of all kinds! Take in a variety of fragrance throughout……..how clever! This one from Chartwell, the home…

Six On Saturday: The Priest House

Good Mornin’ SOSer’s! This morning, I am taking you to the Priest House in West Hoathly in Sussex. It was one of the gardens open during a National Garden Scheme Weekend. West Hoathly, proper, is a village of 9 homes and a pub! The Priest House is the only one of its kind open to…

Friday’s Foods of the World: Burano, Italy

Today, we on the island of Burano, Italy, on the Venetian Lagoon…….from Venice, it is a 45-minute trip from St Mark’s Square by vaporetto (a water bus) It is home to 2,600 people, who attract many tourists to their brightly colored homes and businesses! Let’s see what goodies we can find to eat here! First,…

Thursday Doors: The Small Town Series: Madison, Georgia

Today, for our look at doors, we’re visiting Madison, Georgia, population 3,636. The Historic District in Madison is one of the largest in the state with almost 100 antebellum homes (Homes built prior to the Civil War) that to this day are still lovingly cared for and lived in. Most have never been sold outside…

Becky’s Square Challenge: Bright and PINK

Tea in the Garden………. and an orchid in the greenhouse! I am adding these photos for two of my favorite blogs today! Becky’s Square Challenge and Jude’s: Life in Color! This month the color is PINK! Remember, it is totally up to you how you interpret the theme, the only absolute rule is that your…

Jo’s Monday Walk: Let’s Tip-Toe Through the Tulips!

Good mornin’ and welcome to the TULIPS! Last week, we took a little vaca and traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, one of my favorite spots to visit. We were making our every-six-weeks pilgrimage  to Cheekwood Gardens, because I wanted to catch the tail end of the Tulip display!  We had tickets for 11am on the Wednesday…

Friday’s Foods of the World: The Nashville Mall

I’m back from a  trip to Nashville, Tennessee and almost need a vaca from my vaca! But, on my travels I needed to do a little shopping in the Green Hills Mall…….. as I was taking a break, I noticed this fella! I’d say he was quite content, but didn’t need to bother with the food…

Thursday Doors: The Small Town Series; Carmel, Indiana

Today, for the Doorscursion, I am introducing you to another small town, this one in the Midwest. Carmel, Indiana, located in Hamilton County, just north of Indianapolis, is a paradise for the young and old. In 2012, Carmel was selected as the Best Place to Live in America by CNN Money Magazine and has maintained…

Just One Person From Around the World: New Orleans

Welcome to Just One Person From Around the World! I have stopped watching the news….I have dropped all social media, except for my blog, which I try to keep to positive vibes…. there are a lot of folks in the world, who are everyday folks, just trying to provide food and shelter and love……….they are…

Becky’s Square Challenge: Bright

Becky’s Theme for this month’s Challenge is Bright! Let’s see how bright I can be today! This is my favorite color in the garden……….any garden including mine! All of these beautiful flowers were found in the Orchid Conservatory of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and were tagged with their names……..There were sooooooooo many I liked, I…