Eight Dollar Teapot

Originally posted on Beyond Common Sense:
Last fall my husband and I had a wonderful get-away-time at Cape May, NJ.  It was in October, so the beach was very quiet.  Our hotel sat right on the beach which gave us a side view of the ocean.  (Front view rooms were way too expensive. I really…

Rewriting History

Recently, my husband read a quote about Lady Jane Grey. It prompted me to watch a documentary on her. It was well done, quite informative, but, sadly, it painted her in a misleading way. Twice, she refered to her as a “teenage idealog.” The definition of an idealog is: an often blindly partisan advocate or … More Rewriting History

The Power of the Sun

(written on September 15th, 2021) Here we are, at one of our favorite spots, Myrtle Beach. As we checked in the desk clerk said,”I thinkmore and more people are discovering a well-kept secret: that September and October are some of thebest times to come here.” Ditto. It’s less crowded, a quieter crowd, not as hot … More The Power of the Sun