Crisp mornings and warm afternoons signal a change in season is imminent. I don’t want Summer to end, but the beauty of Fall is alluring. I love watching the leaves change colors as Summer becomes a distant memory. For me, Fall truly arrives the moment I smell the sweet scent of firewood in the evening air. Like an old friend returning, I welcome the familiar embrace. (more…)
In all my San Diego excitement, I forgot to mention where the pics for this week’s blog were taken: The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. The National Shrine is across the street from Catholic University and the Franciscan Monastery where my blog pics from the last three weeks were taken.
Before my San Diego trip in August, the last time I saw my best friend, Tammy, whom I’ve often talked about on this blog, was over ten years ago! It’s hard for me to fathom the time that has passed. Yet, it felt like no time had passed when we were reunited at my hotel. Finally, face to face with my BFF and she looked as beautiful as when I last saw her. We always joke it is the Asian gene that keeps us young (yes, we are both halfies!). We hugged and began catching up while giggling like we used to when we were teenagers. (more…)