I took a week off from RL and escaped to one of my favorite places. The house that I stayed in inspired me beyond words - to the point where I left with more clarity than ever on how I want to live my life.

1804 Inn and Barboursville Vineyard

My best friend and I recently spent the night at the 1804 Inn at Barboursville Vineyards. Located about 20 minutes north of Charlottesville, the inn and its surroundings are steeped in history - and beauty. Needless to say, it was VERY difficult to leave.

Things I wish you could have known

Dear mom - I was thinking about you again and how so many things I experience these days remind me of you. Here are some things I think you would have appreciated: 1. My children. they are good-natured, sweet and insightful. All gifts that you gave me and I passed on to them. 2. Where I live.... Continue Reading →

Thankful for Thirty: Day 14: Rain

I am working really hard not to be mad that it's raining, because we REALLY need it. We are leaving for a mini-adventure trip tomorrow, to drive down skyline drive in the Shenandoah National Park. I was hoping for crystal clear views and beautiful fall foliage. I am not sure if that is what I... Continue Reading →

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