A New Outlook for a New Year

A New Outlook for a New Year

“And now we welcome the new year, full of things that have never been”
― Rainer Maria Rilke

I was so fortunate to have the opportunity to end 2016 and begin 2017 at the beach this year.  A dear friend of ours made this happen.  We are so grateful for her friendship and generosity.

Whenever I am at the beach, I make it a point to

New Year’s Trip to Charleston, SC (Part One)

New Year’s Trip to Charleston, SC (Part One)

My family and I had a trip planned to ring in the New Year.   Our original plans were to going skiing in West Virginia.  The trip was a Christmas present for my son and his girlfriend.  Although we were all set for skiing, mother nature had other plans.  It had been unseasonably warm in our part of the country for weeks leading up to New Year’s Eve.  On Christmas Day, we were contacted by the ski resort letting us know there would be no snow on the dates we were scheduled to be there.  We turned to look for a plan B trip.

Charleston, South Carolina has always been