Today January 29th 2018 was the foundation of the Visitation in Mobile order in 1610; the community in Mobile was founded on the feast of St. Francis De Sales in 1833, 185 years ago. The visitation order was founded in Fance by St. Fancis De Sales and St. Jane De Chantal.  It is a cloistered order committed to prayer and…

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When in doubt on a cold day in the south, one can’t help but dream of sunnier days. Depending on where I’m headed for the day I like to play it up or down, more sporty and grunge or tailored and timeless. On this occasion I combined a bit of old school vibes with this NKOTB graphic tee from Urban…

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Oh boy, Christmas tree farms (tents) steal my heart this time of year. The anticipation of the holiday season is an exciting time for this country enthusiast. To get into the spirit of the holiday season, nothing inspires me more than the sights, sounds, and smells of a Christmas tree. At this time of year, our decorated homes surround us…

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I think it’s safe to say that since I have been blogging for a very long time, writing and trying to articulate my words has always been so hard for me. The overwhelming cloud of negativity I have collected has affected me in huge ways. I feel it in my creativity, the way my attention dwindles and my frustration with…

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Hurricane Irma affected Georgia the same dates my mother was due to have another round of chemo. The Atlanta and surrounded cities hasn’t seen this much preparation since the 1993 hurricane Emily. So shutting down the Cancer Treatment Center was a huge shocker. We could see the top of the center in the horizon and then the phone rings, “Ms…

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