Dec 23, 2014

2014 Holiday Letter

We are approaching the end of 2014, and with that the time to reflect on all that has occurred during this latest orbit around the sun. Below are a few highlights and favorite moments from our year, t...
Sep 29, 2014

Crafty Bastards

This weekend marked the annual return of “Crafty Bastards”, where independent artists display and sell handmade goods ranging from jewelry, prints, clothes, home goods, and much more:¬†htt...
Sep 27, 2014

Random Poem I Came Across

As you journey through life Choose your destinations well. But do not hurry there You will arrive soon enough.   Wander the back roads and forgotten paths, Keeping your destination in your heart....
Apr 6, 2014

A Weekend in Roanoke

We spent last weekend (March 28-30) in Roanoke visiting family and enjoying the beautiful Virginia countryside. First, we strolled through the Virginia Tech campus, Ted’s Alma Mater, and Ted gav...
Jan 30, 2014

Maine Summer vs. Maine Winter

I had been to Maine 14 times already, during the spring, summer and fall, but had diligently avoided visiting in the winter on the assumption it would be too cold. My 15th Maine visit finally rectifie...
Dec 17, 2013

Christmas Letter 2013

As 2013 is winding down we wanted to share a few highlights with family and friends, and decided to let pictures speak for themselves this year: Share...
Jul 8, 2013

Is My Husband a Spy?

My fabulous husband has thus far enjoyed a very interesting and fulfilling career…and a very mysterious one, since nobody quite knows what he does. The fact that he is not allowed to talk about ...
Jun 18, 2013

Debi and Ted’s Excellent Adventures

I posted earlier this year about our travel plans for 2013, and thought it was time for an update on what has happened so far–Ted and I have had some excellent adventures traveling this fine cou...
Jun 14, 2013

Carni Fun

A couple of months back Ted and I went to the Carnival at Landmark Mall with our friends Wendy and Michael, mostly for people watching, but in the process the boys won a couple of stuffed dinosaurs. P...
Jun 11, 2013

Making New Friends

A few weekends ago we decided to take Trouble for a stroll through VA wine country. We were checking out a dog boarding place in Loudoun County that we ended up not liking at all, and being a photogra...