Always on the Verge

Reflections and connections of a life-long learner.

Home Again

Well, this quote pretty much sums up my approach to our latest road trip (and many of the photos I took – almost 500!). It was great fun, but I must admit it is nice to be back sleeping in our own bed.  The last leg of the trip (Las Vegas to Reno, about 7.5 hours) made me want to conjure up Dorothy’s ruby slippers so I could click my heels and say, “There’s no.. Read More

Havin’ a Good Time in Houston

: Here we are in the big ol’ state of  Texas, staying in a little ol’ cottage by the bay. It is cozy and works perfectly for our purposes: convenient to friends so we can enjoy food and fellowship; reasonably close to the George R. Brown Convention Center (site of the International Quilt Show with all of the glorious displays and interesting classes); and right on Galveston Bay for when we want a quiet change.. Read More