Born in South Carolina, raised in Florida. I enjoy writing for therapy or stress release. Enjoy my ramblings or any updates on cities where I live.
My Favorite Brands of Whisky
Whisky has been one of my favorite drinks since I found out all the health goodies for women a few years ago. Since Dementia runs on both sides of my family, I often try to enjoy a nice stiff 'dram' with some lemon juice and chill. I do a bit too much of the good stuff. Here are a few of my personal favorites that should be in your liquor cabinet.
Top 10 Coffee Shops in Saint Augustine
There are so many coffee houses and places to go. But the only problem is that not many shops open early in the morning. Luckily a few of the places I will mention in this top ten list of wonderful coffee places downtown will help curb any problems finding pastries, fresh coffee, and people-watching in the oldest city.
New Life In An Ancient Town
The COVID pandemic brought a halt to a lot of growth coming to Saint Augustine. The picture above used to be a diner, a cinema, and now it's just an empty building. Empty shops litter the historic district and main roads in Saint Augustine. Former apartments converted into Air Bnb's, businesses relocating for cheaper rent or better space now that competition and former companies have gone bankrupt during 2020.
7 Things You Should Blame Victorians For
For 65 years, the Victorians saw a massive change in their lives. The Industrial Revolution was rampant, crowded cities, and improper sanitization, which led to outbreaks and millions of deaths due to avoidable obstacles. We can thank the Victorians for many things, but here are ten reasons we should blame them.
Aran & Shetland Knitwear: Brief History
Almost everyone from the United Kingdom and Ireland has dabbed in the wool trade since the beginning of time. The conditions were rough, with cold and bitter winters to mild summers. Wool was the top export of all Isle inhabitants. But just north of Edinburgh and off the Northern coast of Ireland are two islands whose main exports well into the twentieth century came with the wonders of their limited economy.
Top 3 Simple Shawl Patterns
Knitting was one of the top hobbies that some people worked on during their time in lockdown due to the current COVID pandemic. The other hobby was exercise. But while I have been knitting since 2017, I branched out into shawls when I moved to Saint Augustine in 2018. I learned pretty quickly that North Florida does get colder. Shawls are the best thing you could ask for when working downtown by the water.
To Police or Not Police, that is the Vaccination Question
There have been many campaigns to legislate or document the pandemic to some degree. In England, there was no jab or no job. There were many countries forcing vaccinations to encourage mask removal for the public sector. Here in the United States, it's a different story.
Sex Tips for Women: Hinting for Sex
Let's face it, sometimes men are simple creatures and enjoy simple requests. If anyone has ever seen the movie What Women Want, men would effectively have the code to our thoughts and opinions of what we want and how we want it.
The Good, The Bad, The COVID
Just like Bob Dylan, the times are a-changing. We walked around with masks for nearly one year since the outbreak reached the United States soil. We didn't have fireworks on the fourth of July last year, but the 245th birthday of the United States certainly had some in other places. But yet the one thing that doesn't seem to go away is the lingering doubt of whether or not someone can still catch a disease that leaves major body organs under vulnerable attack regardless of mild or severe cases.
Top 5 Classic Boozy Drinks
Everyone enjoys a little something now and then, this also goes with drinks. I'm sure given the trouble with Coronavirus, everyone's liver is probably in a form of trouble. So for those who don't have troubles with their liver, here are a few cocktails and mixed drink ideas for up and coming parties or to help keep up with the Jones'.
You're Not Immune
To be infected again with the infamous Coronavirus is scary to think. But it can occur. There have only been less than five reinfections of the COVID-19 virus. Three out of those five reinfections resulted in death. Most cases of reinfection often started out with hypoxia, a state of not having enough oxygen for the body to maintain it's proper function.