Pensacola: Beyond the Beach

Traveling to a familiar destination doesn’t mean that you always have to visit the same vacation spot. When I took the time to research activities beyond the beach, I found art, culture, and history in Pensacola, Florida.

Pretty in the Crescent City: Celebration in the Oaks

Note: Before your visit to New Orleans and New Orleans City Park, check the current COVID restrictions and guidelines at the NOLA Ready website. After the clock struck midnight this year, I wanted to do something different. It was time to venture out into a new year. Travel was definitely not in the books for … Continue reading Pretty in the Crescent City: Celebration in the Oaks

An Awakening at Emeril’s

EXCITING UPDATE! The Emeril’s website posted a banner that reads: “Emeril’s will reopen on August 31, 2021. Reservations will be available online and by phone beginning July 20th. Please check back for more information.” The prospect of dining at Emeril's for my anniversary this year is exciting! FROM ORIGINAL POST:On June 1, 2020, the social … Continue reading An Awakening at Emeril’s

The Winds of Change

"The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings."Kakuzō Okakura - “The Book of Tea” Can you remember where you were when you heard that the spread of coronavirus might be serious enough to close schools, businesses, and churches? The possibility was real enough to me when a friend sent me a … Continue reading The Winds of Change