Arts & Culture

Christmas Cactus blooms for Easter

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I have a Christmas cactus, it isn’t pretty except when it blooms, but then it is glorious.  It is an old plant, one that my Mom was going to throw away years ago.  I took it home.  The way I take care of plants, I can’t say I saved it, but at times, it saves […]

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Think Spring at Nick-or-Bob's spring festival

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Today on the back of a van window written in dust was the phrase, “Come on summer”.  That iconic phrase says it all, only for me it is “come on spring”.  I am ready for flowers, gardens, new green leaves and no coat.  The last few days have been somewhat balmy and while spring is […]

The Crime & Punishment Museum, a jail tale

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When we saw the sign for the Crime and Punishment Museum in Ashburn, Georgia, it caught the interest of my son and his wife so we decided to check out the former Turner County jail that has now been converted to a museum. We went to buy our tickets at the Chamber of Commerce which […]

Amelia Island in a day

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Beautiful, peaceful, scenic and I want to go back are my thoughts on Amelia Island.  Needless to say, Amelia Island and the Fernandina Historic District deserves much more than just a day of your time.  But since this is what we had, we made the most of it on our trip to Northern Florida.  My […]

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Dining at Jacksonville Beach

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Part of the fun of travel is great food. I must admit anytime I head south I find food just tastes great so we were already on the right path. We headed out for our family trip with my husband, son and daughter-in-law,  with ice on the ground, and a desire for sun and sea. Our […]

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