- Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape
- Travel Theme: The Four Elements
- Future Challenge – What’s Your Legacy So Far?
- Sharing My Scots Gaelic Heritage
- Do You See a Pattern Here?
- Just a Day at the Beach…
- Future Challenge – Note to Self (Longhand or Keyboard?)
- The Lovely Habit of Writing a Journal or Letter – in Longhand
- The View From Above
- I Hope You Dance
Author Archives: The Retiring Sort
I can think of of many places to which I love to escape… northern New England, the Scottish Highlands, Hawaii, even just our local rivers, ponds, and hiking trails, or the pages of a book. Still, when I heard this week’s … Continue reading
“The elementary qualities are four, and any four terms can be combined in six couples. Contraries, however, refuse to be coupled: for it is impossible for the same thing to be hot and cold, or moist and dry. Hence it is evident that … Continue reading
Challenge #22 I’m pretty much the family archivist for my own family, and for my husband’s. I’m what I (almost kidding) call a digital packrat. I have three kinds of family tree software and a portable hard drive full of … Continue reading
One of my grandsons is a cub scout. His pack is working on a “Heritage” project to earn a belt loop and a pin. The gist is that each scout must learn about where his family came from, choose a … Continue reading
Front Porch Snow “Tears of the Arizona” Pearl Harbor Skylight, Honolulu Courthouse Painted Overhead Beams, Summer Palace, Beijing October Moon through the trees in New England Paris rooftops from the Eiffel Tower Dancers – Closing Ceremonies, Beijing Olympics Shadow of … Continue reading