SOME STUFF NEEDS INVENTING – Marilyn Armstrong

In a world where we are launching cars and other vehicles that can drive themselves, why can't anyone create a pump for soap, shampoo, hand cream, and other gooey stuff that will keep working until the bottle is actually empty? I've been a very good sport about paying huge amounts of money for fancy creams … Continue reading SOME STUFF NEEDS INVENTING – Marilyn Armstrong

PAYING HOMAGE AND THE ROAD TO WALES – REBLOG – ALLI TEMPLETON

Speaking of Quests … this is absolutely a quest! From Alli Templeton, the thoughts about the quest and questions to come. Wales, this time!


 

It’s seemed a long time coming, but next weekend, on 22nd July, I’ll finally be setting off on my Big Welsh Castle Wander. Starting from the walls of Chester Castle, my departure for this historical quest around North Wales will coincide with the actual time that Edward 1st led his army from the same place on his major offensive in the first Welsh war of 1277. So at this significant time, I will follow in his footsteps and begin to tell the story of how England and Wales became united under this formidable warrior king, changing the political and cultural landscape of these lands forever.

Caernarfon castle.jpgCaernarfon Castle: the jewel in Edward’s ‘iron ring’ crown. Soon I’ll be standing right at the top of  those tallest towers… 

As I walk through the territory of those turbulent times, I’ll report on my escapades as well as chart the events of that fateful…

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JULY AND THE BLUES AGAIN … Marilyn Armstrong

Clapboard Steeple against a summer blue sky This color sky is a summertime only sky. In the winter, we get more of a marine blue that has a hint of green. Almost turquoise. This deep, almost navy blue is from June through August. When it doesn't rain, of course. In September, it changes slightly and … Continue reading JULY AND THE BLUES AGAIN … Marilyn Armstrong

PINK ROSES IN OUR GARDEN – Marilyn Armstrong

A Photo a Week Challenge: Shades of Pink Just in time! The roses showed up and it just happens that I took a couple of pictures! I didn't think we were going to have anything but tons of Daylilies. And we do have tons of Daylilies, but you just can't kill those barbed wire roses! … Continue reading PINK ROSES IN OUR GARDEN – Marilyn Armstrong