Animals

Some Interesting Things About Santorini

Posted on Updated on

Mr. M and I have been to the island of Santorini, Greece twice. How we love it there! For such a small island, there is so much to see there! Even getting to the town of Fira, Santorini is an adventure! When approaching Santorini by boat one docks at the base of a mountain. The town of Fira is perched at the top of the mountain. There are basically two ways to go up the mountain. First there is the funicular which is like a slanted, vertical glass elevator. Its has fantastic views and is pretty slow.

The mule trail to Fira
The mule trail to Fira

Read the rest of this entry »

What’s This in my Front Yard?

Posted on

We have some visitors:

One of the sandhill crane families that live in our community is visiting our front yard. If these photos seem a little filmy it is because I took them through the screens of my “Florida room”.

Cranes3

Read the rest of this entry »

Argon Oil and Moroccan Tea

Posted on Updated on

I posted here about one of of the stops we made in Morocco, a Souk. While I loved the Souk, I was determined to obtain some Argon oil during our visit. It is so very expensive here in the US. Since I like to make my own cosmetics, I was interested in Argon oil for that purpose. Read the rest of this entry »

When The Cows Come Home

Posted on Updated on

I am a frugal woman. I have even been called a cheapskate by a man trying to sell me a timeshare. I am very creative when it comes to looking at something and thinking “what else can I use this for?”. Our home is relatively small and I try to make things serve more than one purpose. Read the rest of this entry »