Bridge, what bridge? Only the world’s first cast iron one

Originally posted on Tish Farrell:
I love the way this little girl is much happier to play on  the railings than notice the wonder of this bridge,  a bridge that in its day was considered a world wonder. Nothing like it had been constructed before. It was opened to the public on New Year’s Day…

Fun Friday: Hatching Season Begins

Originally posted on Becoming Cliche:
In my job, each season brings its own mystery and magic. In the winter, many species lie dormant waiting for the warmth of spring. In summer, they are at their peak of activity, breeding and otherwise. In fall, they begin the mysterious process of shutting down for the winter to…

Matcha Sushi Balls

Originally posted on Thirsty for Tea:
Sushi rice balls or temari are easily becoming my new favorite tea meal. These colorful rice bites are a twist on ordinary cut sushi rolls, simpler to make (no sushi mat required!) and with an added touch of artistic flair. I love that you can make them using leftover tidbits of this…

Chai Tea Chocolate Chips

Originally posted on Thirsty for Tea:
Stress. Everybody has it but some deal with it better than others. The last few weeks have been a stressful time for me. As life goes, it feels like I’ve been hit with a host of timelines, expectations, and goals–some workable and some totally out of my hands. When the going gets tough, there…

Corned Beef & Cabbage Pasties

Originally posted on Thirsty for Tea:
Pinch, pinch! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Although you’ll never find me wearing it, the color green is truly one of my favorites. When it comes to food, I take green as a sign of both flavor and freshness. Matcha tea, leafy veggies, or garden herbs are always welcome additions in my recipes, and for today’s post…

April Showers and apple blossoms

Originally posted on The inquisitive hen.:
Another shower a run for cover cold coffee to be continued in the shelter of the glass house and then its over the sun strikes the first apple blossom I pick up the wet handled shovel and turn another sod make another lazy bed* hay while the sun shines.…

Snow Days Amidst Love and Death

Snow Days Amidst Love and Death. YOU REALLY SHOULD CHECK OUT THIS AMAZING BLOG. I didn’t mean to turn on the caps but when I went to delete I decided to leave them be.

Weathered but not Broken

Originally posted on psychologistmimi:
Weathered but not Broken As I have been traipsing about on hikes and random excursions, I have come across much beauty. Once such item of note is the weathered nature item of old bark that looks like it has been through some tough times.   In this weathered look, there is resilience,…

A Natural, Spring Centrepiece Wreath for Easter or Passover

Simple. Perfect. food to glow You will have gathered from the above image that this isn’t a recipe post. But it is something natural, foraged and for the table – a natural, spring wreath. I grew up in the US, the land of the front door wreath. While wreaths have been around since Roman times…

Community Pool

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
Have you just published a new post and are dying for some feedback? Did you recently start your blog and could use some layout or design advice from your more seasoned peers? Tap into the wisdom of The Daily Post blogging community and leave your question here in the comments. Others can…

Writers, Friends and Confidants

Originally posted on Cold:
I discovered a whole bunch of “pending” comments from bygone posts the other day. I don’t know why they weren’t brought to my attention via email as they usually are, but somehow they fell through the cracks. A few were from a really long time ago and my heart just sank…

Summertime Sun Tea :Re-posted From Thirsty For Tea

Originally posted on Thirsty for Tea:
What’s a girl to do when it’s a hundred degrees outside and moving to Antarctica sounds like a good idea?  Make sun tea, of course!  With July 4th celebrations coming up, everyone is in need of some cool refreshment.  To put it simply, Summertime Sun Tea is the drink of…

Tea of the Week: Bellocq’s No. 22 National Parks Dept.

Originally posted on Thirsty for Tea:
Here’s a blend for all you rugged wilderness lovers out there. Now that spring has officially arrived and nature is coming back to life, it’s time for an invigorating cup inspired by everything we love about the new season. Bellocq’s National Parks Dept is an earthy, organic blend of botanicals and…

Refried Black Beans

Originally posted on Mikey's In My Kitchen:
I don’t typically love refried beans. They are usually the one (and only) thing left on my plate after a Mexican feast. However, that has all changed. I couldn’t stop eating these refried black beans. It could be the fact that they are loaded with onion, garlic…

Avgolemono Soup

Originally posted on The Domestic Man:
Avgolemeno is a Mediterranean sauce and soup, most commonly associated with Greece. As a sauce, it’s often served with Dolma or used as a vegetable dip. But if you ask me, it really shines the most as a mild and comforting soup, and that’s why I’m sharing this recipe…

Spring 2015 Movies

Originally posted on A Dash of Cinema:
When you find yourself having a bad day, remember that it’s spring and you’ll feel better. It’s nice to cook while the sun is still out, and then settle in for the evening with a movie on. When the weather gets warmer, the walk to the theater will…

Hiking Chautauqua – Slip Sliding Away

Originally posted on Susie Lindau's Wild Ride:
I never noticed how many u’s there are in Chautauqua? Huh. Oh. Sorry. Hey! How are yah! Danny and I hiked in a Boulder park where the foothills meet the Flatirons. No they aren’t in an aisle in Target. The Flatirons are flat (yep), rock formations like…

Yank Their Chains: April Fools’ Day Blogging

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
In the 1800s, dedicated jokesters printed official-looking tickets for the fake lion-washing and handed them out all over London. April Fools’ Day is not a new invention: the first recorded instance of pranksterism is over 300 years old. In 1698, Dawks’s News-Letter reported that “several persons were sent to the Tower [of…

#6 quotes@mylife

Originally posted on Faisalfairuh's Wordpress.:
Have you ever sat there, feeling a void in your heart just because you can’t let them know how much you love them yet you smile burying that feeling inside your heart and pretend like nothing is wrong. That shit hurts like hell.                                                                                  faisalfairuh