Life - Don't TALK About it, BE about it!
Life - Don't TALK About it, BE about it!

Life - Don't TALK About it, BE about it!

Everything goes here - celebrate life and make the most of it. "No one gets out alive!"

Sublime Sunday - Sit Back & Enjoy the Flowers

10 Aug 2020 1 minute read 1 comment blueeyes8960

This hydrangea is called Cotton Candy and when we left on vacation a week ago the blooms were all the standard stark white. In the last few years this has been the case, no evidence in sight of the supposed pink tinges that the blooms are named for....

Your Comfort Zone - Not Always a Good Place to Be

20 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments blueeyes8960

  Photo by Burst from Pexels   Your comfort zone is a nice warm cuddly place to hang out, but not necessarily the best state for your work out efforts. According to Lifehacker one definition of "comfort zone" is: Simply, your comfort zone is a be...

White Water Rafting on the Chattooga River

12 May 2020 3 minute read 1 comment blueeyes8960

  Image by malohan from Pixabay   While the picture above was taken from Pixabay, it's actually a very good representation of the scariest moment on our white water rafting trip. It was a mid-July hot summer and we decided to try something new and...

Healthy Ingredient Swaps

11 May 2020 1 minute read 5 comments blueeyes8960

source   I'm sure if you do much cooking at all, at some point you've been in the middle of a recipe and found yourself missing an ingredient. Now, especially in light of our stay-at-home orders, it is not the time to rip off the apron (figurative...

Looking Back at ST Louis - A Place to See When Travel Restrictions are Lifted

10 May 2020 3 minute read 2 comments blueeyes8960

Gateway Arch and the Old Courthouse   These pictures were all taken by me last summer when we attended a festival featuring BBQ masters from all over the United States. While there was tons of great food featured we did quite a bit of walking aro...

Urban Photography Contest - Downtown Chicago

9 May 2020 1 minute read 0 comments blueeyes8960

@manoldonchev posted a contest here for an urban photograph. This photo is no professional entry by any means, but it does hold special memories for me. This is the Chicago skyline featuring the Willis Tower (better known as the Sears Tower) taken f...

Container Gardening - No Yard Required!

5 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments blueeyes8960

  Image by Kerstin Riemer from Pixabay   In these times many of us are spending all of our time at home, and finances are tighter than ever. Also, fresh produce is getting in short supply at our neighborhood grocery stores. What better time than t...

Planting Flowers and Finishing Projects!

2 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments blueeyes8960

I have fifteen pots that I fill with flowers each spring and it's one of my favorite things to do. My husband gets the chore of keeping them watered all summer, so it's a joint effort. Yesterday, Mom and I ventured out to the local landscape nursery...

The Joy of Missing Out

28 Apr 2020 2 minute read 3 comments blueeyes8960

If you've been around the crypto world you've undoubtedly heard the term FOMO, which is the acronym for Fear Of Missing Out. Where you jump on the bandwagon and buy into something that is moving up rapidly in price. You want to get in on the profits...

Benefits of Strength Training

26 Apr 2020 2 minute read 4 comments blueeyes8960

With most of us being homebound now doing our part to avoid spreading the coronavirus our lives have drastically changed. Things we would normally do, such as attending exercise classes at our local gym, are not possible at this time. We have to fin...