It was in Bruges that Kathryn developed an appreciation, and love, for lace. She enjoyed perusing the little shops that carried beautiful lace pieces made by artisans, usually little old ladies, preserving this centuries-old tradition. ... See more
Ann chased magic everywhere she went. From the Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye, to the bustling metro of Shanghai. She believed magic was a state of mind more than anything else.
Diving for pearls in Bora Bora was what Charlotte considered to be a “real mermaid experience.” No, she didn’t grow fins or have the ability to breathe and sing underwater. But, from the depths of the sea, she found a real treasure. ... See more
The spots made her smile. Janet had witnessed first hand the power and ferocity of a mother cheetah while on a safari in Tanzania. As she slipped the sweater on, she felt a little more bold. Though no man made print could compare to the beauty of a cheetah’s coat, it certainly could elicit a certain feeling. ... See more
#QOTD “If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.” —Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl, in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in 2002 #NeverForget ... See more
Steaming glühwein is good for warming the soul... but it’s not so good at keeping the hands warm! Gloves are a necessity when strolling the stalls Strasbourg’s Christmas Market on a chilly night.
Lighting fire to the sky was Hannah’s specialty; she’s circled the globe doing so. During Diwali in India, at the Yi Peng Festival of Lights in Chiang Mai, on St. John’s Night in Poland. She was like a moth drawn to the light. ... See more
No woman wearing a dress with pockets will fail to mention that it has pockets upon receiving a compliment on said dress.
The crisp air danced with the smells of freshly baked croissants as she walked the hilly cobblestoned streets of Montmartre. Melanie could almost feel the rich history of Belle Époque artists and cabarets. ... See more
Life was calling. Wanderlust drew her West — to the land of hippies and cowboys, where she would start anew. But that didn’t mean Lucy would leave her old self behind. Not her attitude. Not her independence. Not her deep appreciation of a perfectly executed French 75. And, of course, not her own personal brand of weird. ... See more