Two Fridays ago, my beloved Sony VAIO laptop died. With no laptop, this post remained in limbo. I spent all last week researching new laptops and so much has changed in the last 10 years! Being a creature of habit, change doesn’t always come easy to me. Sigh… (more…)
This photo shoot continues our tour of the Petersburg National Battlefield. This time we took pictures in an area where a handful of men from the Union army clandestinely dug a mine that reached the Confederate lines. Once under the Confederate position, the mine was filled with explosives and detonated! The explosion caused the Earth to tremble propelling Confederate men and artillery into the air and creating a huge crater that was at least 30 feet deep and approximately 120 feet wide! (more…)
Sometimes, life’s wonderful moments happen unexpectedly. About a month or so ago, my friend, Bill, surprised me. He said he would be in my area attending his older brother’s pinning ceremony for promotion to Colonel in the United States Air Force! I was so happy for Bill and his family because many years before, their father had a similar pinning ceremony when he was promoted to Colonel. Their military service had come full circle and I can only imagine the pride and joy beaming from their hearts as Stephen was pinned. (more…)
Marc Fisher Footwear, L.L.C. manufactures and distributes affordable fashion footwear through department stores, specialty stores, and online retailers. Established in 2005, the company also boasts licensing agreements with top fashion labels such as Guess, Ivanka Trump, and Tommy Hilfiger. (more…)
The location for my first blog post was Richmond, VA. Richmond has been my favorite city to visit ever since I became interested in Civil War history. With lots to see and do there, it felt right to combine my love of shoes with my love of history.
I chose an interesting locale: Hollywood Cemetery. The first time I visited Hollywood, I was consumed by the beauty of it. Located along the James River, it is an architectural masterpiece. It is more than just a place to pay respect to those who have passed. It is a garden cemetery where you can find runners, painters, dog walkers, tourists and even people enjoying lunch. So, why not add a shoe blogger to the mix?! (more…)