August 1, 2017

In the evening his nap place of choice is atop a sun-warmed granite boulder that juts out over a canopy of green that allows him to survey his kingdom. In the heat of mid-summer his chosen spot is beneath a giant wild rose bush outside our front door.

July 18, 2017

A combination of wanting to find a cocktail that could cut the sweltering heat indexes of 100 degrees, a longtime fascination with southern literature, a husbands love of bourbon and a profusion of mint growing in the garden, lead me on a trail of r&d about mint juleps...

July 9, 2017

Warm African blood pumps through my veins and it’s hard to shake off summer rituals that have become entrenched and have now been transported to our home in the north. I am a summertime person. I love everything about it...life seems simple and uncomplicated when days...

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Colleen Thompson

Writer Photographer Raconteur Wanderer

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