Highland Retreat Get-a-way

I took a personal spiritual retreat in May of this year to Highland Retreat. I had such a wonderful experience, I decided to visit again with my husband in August. We stayed August 9 – 12. Check in was 6:00 p.m. on August 9 with a later checkout on August 12 at 2:00. Because our…

Heart of Carytown Get-a-way

We decided to try something a little different this year for Victoria’s birthday! Here is the itinerary if you would like to play in Richmond, VA. I would recommend this for families, couples, friends, or a private get-a-way. Where we stayed: Heart of Carytown Beautiful 2 bedroom Apartment above Bev’s Ice-cream The owner will work…

Local Fun, Low Cost

Parish and I love walking trails. We will get into a rhythm of selecting a trail and making it a destination. Recently, we selected Walnut Creek Park. This park has many amenities that you can check out on their website including a golf course, swimming, and shelters to rent. We selected The Blue Wheel Trail….

Squeezing in some fun

With the sun out longer, squeezing in some fun after work is totally doable. Sometimes you have to change your mindset from “I’m tired” to “Let’s go!”. Here are two AMAZING activities to consider in Richmond, VA. North Bank Trail Link to the trail on All Trails, which is a great place to find the…

Untethered Soul

I have spent the last two days alone in the woods with nature. I experienced the “untethered soul”. I wondered how to write about this awakening without cheapening the beauty. I hope to write about the get-a-way to remember the events and archive pictures. That will come. For now, in short, I wanted to express…

A unique stay

Parish and I love runaway therapy trips. They are quick trips to get away and do something different! I receive the daily Gottman Institute emails. Guess what today’s email was all about? “Does your relationship need more adventure?” After reading the article, we laughed and agreed that we both know how to have an adventure!…

2811 Grove Ave Museum District

We are going to walk you through our experiences celebrating our 33 years of marriage! We had the opportunity to stay at a lovely bed and breakfast for one night and visit the VMFA to see the Man Ray exhibit. We explored a little bit of Richmond before heading home. As you read the journey,…

Only for the day

The cover art for a little devotional book called The Upper Room that I grabbed on the way out of Fair Haven United Methodist church in Rondanthe is a beautiful piece of art! The picture displays three generations of women trusting God for manna. I pray that God will fill your day with manna (grace…

Advocate

Our last day. What word comes to mind is “advocate”. In my book, Gentle and Lowly, by Ortlund, he discussed the difference between intercession and advocate. He is always interceding on our behalf and knows how to lift us up to the Father when we do not have the words to speak. He is our…

Come away with me

Come away with me and walk my journey, our journey Let me be an individual searching and seeking the unknown and the familiar Dance with me the rhythm of life, sunrise, sunset Brown sugar melted with butter and baking bread Learning of cultures around the world, God’s people, who bring a new perspective and way…