On the road in the Highlands of Scotland

I have been quiet lately.   After returning from our trip to Scotland life took over.  Since late last year and the tears and the depression, I got back up and into the game.  I volunteered for an organization that I care deeply about and have been on their fundraising committee for their big event of the year.   It was hugely successful and thankfully now in my rearview mirror.  Did I also mention I’m running for local office?  That was another of my post-election decisions.  If you want to have an impact on your community, you have to step up and get in the arena.   I have been knocking on doors and meeting lots of people and listening to their concerns.  More on this later, but first I want to take moment to remember the beauty of Scotland. Continue reading

Wool, whisky, and rain: a trip to Scotland

If it’s March, then it must be the Edinburgh Yarn Festival (EYF).   Last year after I learned about this European yarnfest I made up my mind to go.   I convinced Larry to accompany me, then arm-twisted my friend Esther and she in turn, brought her husband Dave.  To be honest, it didn’t take too much persuading.  This is Scotland! Continue reading