Celebrate New Years Eve 2020 the Uncommon Way

Your plans may be canceled but the fun doesn’t have to be! Here are some of my ideas for a safe and festive New Year’s Eve at home.

Finding My Bliss – Experiencing the True Meaning of Christmas This Season

A note about the image above – I realize it does not represent the “true meaning” of the season, but it’s one my favorite pictures I took at the Raleigh Christmas Parade and since that makes this post, that’s why it’s the featured image. Bear with me and read on. 🙂 For me, the Christmas … Continue reading

You Only Live Once – A 12 Hour Drive Led Me to the World Champion Red Sox Parade

Boston Red Sox Duck Boat Parade 2013 Lisa Sullivan

Featured image above is of Red Sox players Daniel Nava, John Lackey, and Clay Buckholz riding one of the many Duck Boats in the 2013 World Series Champions Duck Boat Parade in Boston. Image copyright Lisa Sullivan. All rights reserved. I am 44. I feel young and for the most part, I am young. That … Continue reading

Why We Should All Celebrate and Recognize Armed Forces Day

NC Flight of Honor 2010 Crowd Image Copyright Lisa Sullivan

Image: The homecoming of a Triangle Flight of Honor return flight in November 2010. Chances are you know someone in the military. It could even be yourself. Whether active duty, National Guard, or retired Veteran, either you or someone you know made one of the most important decisions in their lives by becoming a member … Continue reading

Cheering on Miss North Carolina 2012 in Tonight’s Miss America Pageant

Arlie Honeycutt Miss NC 2012 Miss Kingston-Lenoir

Every little girl dreams of being a princess. In the United States that’s impossible, but the next closest thing is Miss America. I know there was a time or two when I was a child that I did the Miss America wave from my living room (or the back deck but don’t tell anyone). Tonight, … Continue reading

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