Nature Awakens

Warmer temperatures are finally here…casting off the sleepiness slumber of winter.  Spring has made her debut.  Vibrant greens, vivid purples and electric yellows burst forth from the gray dismal Earth.  It’s as if a white canvas has suddenly come to life, painting itself with the colors of mother nature.  Birds sing, water flows and baby […]

Dreaming of Spring

sunlit tulips

The colorless days of white and grey are passing ever so quickly, yet not fast enough…for Spring holds new adventures.  The sun only shines for a limited time, resulting in the longest nights that our lives have yet to encounter.  A glimmer of Spring arrives in a bundle of white lilies dotted with delicate rose […]

Spring is taking a break

Where has Spring flown off to?  Seriously, it’s almost mid March and I’m bundled up like it’s the middle of January! It was just the other day yesterday that I was running around in Nike shorts and sweating my tail off–today back to sweaters and boots. Just before Spring decided to take a break I […]

Little Independence

I cannot believe I nearly forgot the significance of today’s date!  The history nerd in me should be slapped.  It’s my state’s birthday!  Over 175 years ago today 59 tenaciously spirited men met inside a cold one room building in the settlement of Washington on the Brazos and made a decision that would forever change […]

Splitting the Pear and Peek-a-boo Spring

With the upcoming splitting of the Traveling Pear fast approaching (its a good thing no worries)  we’ve recently made a dash to the country so the Chef can see family before he embarks on his next grand adventure as a newly reinstated member of the United States Coast Guard.  We will definitely live up to our name […]

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