White-Cheeked Gibbon Video at the Nashville Zoo

Nashville Zoo

I know what you may be thinking…that the video is probably of our nutty kids acting like grown monkeys.  Close.  But not it. Yes, our two fun and sometimes monkey-like kids were with us at the Nashville Zoo, but we didn’t video them.  We caught the real monkeys in action!  We’ll get to that later. […]

What’s Blooming Wednesday #32 – Mr. & Mrs. GP’s New Potting Sink

Dirt Trough

Do you remember Mr. and Mrs. Garden Party and their amazing back yard (part 1 and part 2)?  I could hardly wait for today to arrive so I can show you what they’ve done!  This summer, they added a garden feature you’re going to love – just as fabulous as all the others in their […]

What’s Blooming Wednesday #24 – in Hemingway’s Key West Yard

African Tulip Tree Bloom

Did you notice the tropical greenery in yesterday’s post on Ernest Hemingway’s Key West House? The palms blowing in the wind droop down over everything, cascading into your eyesight.  As I sat on a bench in the side yard, the rustling palm branches were very soothing as they filtered sounds from the street.  It didn’t […]

Our Tour of Oak Alley

Oak Alley Plantation

Since the weather is perfect for motorcycle touring right now, HH and I took a long weekend to head farther south. Along our way to Vicksburg, we saw cotton fields so full, they looked like waste-deep snow.  It must be a high cotton year, y’all. The following day, we continued our ride into Southern Louisiana.  […]