Travel

Old Door in Rome, Travel Photography

 

This is a beautiful old door I passed on a dream trip to Rome (2006) that I never thought would ever happen. Each region and city of Italy that I visited was beautiful in its own way. My trip to Rome though was extra special. This is where I was able to add on days at the beginning of my trip (before actually joining the tour). This gave me extra time to explore more in-depth this wonderful city and to make sure to see the sites that I absolutely did not want to miss.

It was here that I learned what ‘Rome was not made in a day’ really means. Whether you are hitting the tourist hot spots such as the Pantheon, Coliseum, or just enjoying a cup of cappuccino, so much of ancient history is still very visible almost everywhere you look. I could not believe that not only could I see the road where Caeser’s chariots drove, but that they were not roped off and I could actually stand where ancient rulers had.

While there I was treated to great music everywhere on the streets, in restaurants, and all around while I also learned how to properly drink and enjoy wine, which is a big deal for someone who doesn’t really drink much at all. So my appreciation of good wine starts here and I still think of Italy with each glass of white wine especially. If you ever get to visit Rome, don’t forget to toss a coin in the baroque Trevi Fountain, so as legend has it, you will hopefully get to visit the eternal city of Rome again.  ~

Thank you for visiting. ~ terre

Terre’s Blog – Women of All Seasons. (c)2021

 

Holidays – Independence Day Celebration United States

Celebrating the 4th of July, Independence Day

Happy 4th of July! Have a great holiday weekend and some fun celebrating. 

Thank you for visiting. ~ terre

Terre’s Blog – Women of All Seasons. (c)2021

*Image Courtesy of Canva

Memorial Day Tribute

 

Memorial Day Remembrance

We pay tribute to those who gave all for Freedom.

We Remember. Freedom Is Not Free. ~ 

 

Thank you for visiting. ~ terre

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Places Traveled ~

Pearl S. Buck, Birthplace, Hillsboro, W.Va.

“Write a novel if you must, but think of money as an unlikely accident. Get your reward out of writing it, and try to be content with that.”  ~ Pearl S. Buck, (1892 – 1973).

Pearl Buck was a prolific writer and the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938 for The Good Earth. She was the daughter of missionaries and spent the majority of her formative years in China as well as her early adult life. Her Chinese name is Sai Zhenzhu. She wrote extensively in her novels about the plight of women, the poor, and social injustices.

This image was taken while on a rural road trip through West Virginia. I wasn’t expecting this to be here, so it was a great surprise! The stately rural home is now a museum. It was not only an interesting experience, but educational, and the staff was so welcoming. The natural beauty of this part of West Virginia is so breathtaking and is a journey I would love to take again. Oh, and don’t forget to stop along the way for a slaw dog, a menu specialty throughout West Virginia.  ~

Thank you for visiting today ~  terre

Terre’s Blog – Women of All Seasons (c) 2020

 

 

 

Angels

Angel

Angels have been mentioned throughout history and depicted in art, sculptures, stained glass and many other creative expressions across the millenniums. Regardless of your personal beliefs, they can be found in many cultures and religions. They are most seen as messengers or protectors sent to help you even when you cannot see them. They have been a favorite image to capture from the very beginning of my photography days. Since I can’t take a picture of a real angel, I capture them where ever I find them. I haven’t really shared them much with others until now. I hope you enjoy my collection of angels that I post. Here is the first one. I would love to hear from you if you love angels too. Thank you for visiting today. ~ terre

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