Jul. 04, 2013 @ 04:03 PM

A visit to a Buddhist temple

What does one wear to a Buddhist temple? That’s the question I faced Sunday when I decided to visit one with a friend. I thought about wearing my hippie-ish skirt, but nixed it and went for jeans. The website said to come comfortable.

Jun. 08, 2013 @ 04:45 PM

The Adoptables

Dash is a fun little guy, though he may not think of himself as little.

May. 18, 2013 @ 02:48 PM

The Adoptables

Is your next pet waiting at the animal shelter?

May. 11, 2013 @ 09:32 AM

The Adoptables

The Pekingese dogs were sacred in ancient China and could only be owned by royalty. Bella seems to somehow know that.

May. 11, 2013 @ 09:10 AM

Herbs used to flavor food the world over

Fred and I ate at an Ethiopian restaurant, The Red Sea, in Charlotte on Monday night. My son has traveled throughout all of Africa and has told us he enjoyed eating in Ethiopia. This is the closest Fred and I will probably ever come to tasting a bit of Ethiopian and Eritrean culture.

May. 10, 2013 @ 02:38 PM

Watercolor Wonder

Sticking with it led to success for artist