Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Legend of the Fall

photocredit: lynnvalleychurch.com BY: RACHEL SMITH As much as I love, love, love the summer… I have to admit that fall is, by far, my favorite season of them all.  Mostly, because September is my birthday month, and who doesn’t love an entire day devoted solely to them? I mean, duh! But that’s not the only reason.  I also love...
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A Summer of Thanks!

photocredit: steemit.com BY: RACHEL SMITH Wow.  Just wow.  In the blink of an eye, the summer has flown by, once again.  Is it just me or does time seem to speed up, racing along like a freight train barreling down the tracks, when you’re having fun? I think it does.  And boy, did we have fun this summer. ...
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The Time has Come Again!

Photocredit: rollerlandskatecenter.com BY: RACHEL SMITH   It’s here.  You guys, I’ve been counting down the days for the past few weeks.  Silently, patiently.  Scrolling through the photos of Facebook friends and acquaintances as they post photos of their children holding backpacks, wearing new clothes, new shoes, and a beaming smile. And now it’s time. Tomorrow morning, we will rise and...
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The Invasion is Coming… Labor Day Weekend!

photocredit: oysteryachting.com BY: RACHEL SMITH   You’ve heard me talk about it before.  About the music, the laid-back attitudes, the tribe of island-loving performers that have their sights set on the Surf Ballroom. But do you REALLY know what to expect Labor Day weekend when the Parrotheads invade Clear Lake? You guys… they have so many things planned.  So many...
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