Outdoor Showers Are a State of Mind

Outdoor Showers Are a State of Mind

Here is my latest "Wicked Cool" find. It is an article from last summer about how outdoor showers are "a state of mind." As we roll into the summer, this "bucket list" project may finally need to get scheduled.

Two of My Tina Turner Favorites

This Friday's song is actually two songs by the amazing Tina Turner. I picked "What's Love Got to Do with It" and "Proud Mary". The world is much richer for the gifts this strong and amazing woman gave to all of us.
Beyond Paradise Cast

Beyond Paradise — What We’re Watching

Our latest BritBox find was Beyond Paradise. This new British crime drama is a spinoff of Death In Paradise. It stars Kris Marshall as Detective Inspector Humphrey Goodman. Definitely recommended for the watchlist.
Picture of Leon Uris and the cover of Trinity

Trinity by Leon Uris — Latest Read

I finished Trinity by Leon Uris last week. This novel explores the history of Ireland from the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Despite how popular it was when it was released in 1976, this book never made my "TBR" list. When it came up on sale recently, I decided to give it a read.
Sometimes She Stays Kip Moore

Sometimes She Stays — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's song is "Sometimes She Stays" by Kip Moore. This really spoke to me when I heard it. Since Mother's Day will be this weekend, I would like to dedicate this to my wife Teresa. I probably would retitle it "Thank God She Stays".
The Breath You Take George Strait

The Breath You Take — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's song is "The Breath You Take" by George Strait. I have been in a reflective mood for the past few weeks. Not really down, but lots of things seem challenging. This song is a great reminder of what is truly important in life and how your own awareness of that will shape the world around you.
Die a Happy Man by Thomas Rhett

Die a Happy Man — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's song is "Die a Happy Man" by Thomas Rhett. This 2015 release was the first Rhett song we added to our music collection. I have been feeling a bit down over the past few weeks. I picked this as a great reminder of how truly lucky I am. I found the woman who makes me feel like this and she said yes...
Lady's Well by LJ Ross Featured Image

Lady’s Well by LJ Ross — Latest Read

Just finished Lady's Well by LJ Ross. This is book 20 in the DCI Ryan Mysteries series. This story is another easy read from Ross that blends an appealing cast of characters and the Northumberland setting.
The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman Featured Image

The Man Who Died Twice — Latest Read

Just finished The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman. This is the second book the Osman's Thursday Murder Club Mystery series. The Thursday Murder Club series is set in a luxury retirement village in the UK where four residents gather to investigate crime cases.