A short lived detour on the way to Niagara proved to unfold a fascinating story. It was the late 1990’s. Artist Sergio Furnari had recently moved from Sicily, Italy to New York City in search of the American Dream. While walking down Fifth Avenue, a print of Charles Ebbets photograph, “New York Construction Workers Lunching … More Lunch On Top Of A Skyscraper
Old man winter made his presence known the first weekend in January, not only with snow, but with high temperatures in the mid 20’s. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not accustomed to such conditions; however, I refuse to complain since they always produce breathtaking landscapes around the Natural State. Haw Creek Falls , … More Flashback Friday – Snowy Day at Haw Creek Falls
On Kiss Day always remember that even a sweet peck on the cheek… …can brighten someone’s day! But always be mindful…. …not to leave anyone out!
The rules for Hug Day do not limit the “hugger” to his/her main squeeze…. …feel free to spread the love to grandparents… …and even your best friend!
On Promise Day get creative! I offer a few suggestions below… I promise to always make room for you. I promise to be your biggest cheerleader! I promise to keep focused on the positive….. ….and to keep you smiling even on those rainy days! I promise to treat you like royalty! And if you need … More Happy Promise Day!
I combed the files looking for a bear, any bear, but came up empty handed. Since it is cute and somewhat cuddly, I thought a chinchilla would suffice!
His mouth was watering as they cut into the Groom’s Cake. “Sorry. We can’t eat yet. They want us in the receiving line.” Wanting nothing more than to please his bride, and to not appear gluttonous, he acquiesced, shaking countless hands, hands of total strangers extending well wishes, and yet, all the time thinking, “There’s … More Happy Chocolate Day! – A Chocolate Cake Story
Day two of Valentine’s Week has been dubbed Propose Day, a day to gather a heaping dose of courage and express those bottled up feelings of affection, perhaps even going so far as to pop the question. We’ve had several proposals in The Alley, (100% positive responses!), and will always welcome and feel honored to … More Happy Propose Day!
Until yesterday, I didn’t realize that Valentine’s Week actually existed. Obviously, somewhere in between the junk mail and e-statements, a very important memo was overlooked. Most everyone I know appreciates expressions of love, but sometimes it’s really difficult to know exactly how to do so. That’s where Valentine’s Week, the week leading up to Valentine’s Day, … More Happy Rose Day!