Tag Archive | outer banks

Flowers that Transplant Me

When ever I see the long, spidery tendrils of bougainvillea they transplant me to the sun-drenched islands of summertime Greece. The thorny, wood-like vines with their green leaves and purple, red, or white flowers hanging from the roof tops and balconies of whitewashed homes along narrow village streets is one of the images of Greece […]

A Simple Retreat

The lives we live today are often busy, carrying us from here to there and filled with distraction.  The distractions in our lives don’t just extend to life outside the home.  We fill our homes up with distractions too, the large televisions, the computers, the wired world, the six different ways to make coffee (okay, […]