From "Me" to "Mandy"
Hi, welcome to my Blog. This is the first time I've tried to do something like this, so bear with me. As I go forward, I'll become more accomplished at navigating this new (to me) technology!
Thursday, June 8, 2023
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
I've been wearing sandals daily for almost 2 months this spring, but Wifey decided it was time to make some of her "annual changes." My closed shoes have once again all been locked away for the summer (well, exept my pair of Keds - for walking on gravel surfaces such as trails!) I guess she got tired of me having to stop and remove gravel from my sandals!
She chose this new pair of sandals for me, as being cute enough to work with shorts and a blouse for going out during the day. "Best of all, they're dressy enough to wear with capris and a tunic for dinners out, or with friends! And they look great with your everyday house dresses, too."
They're comfortable, so I'm fine with them, whatever I happen to be wearing! And they'll never be interpreted as masculine. The girlier the better!
Monday, May 22, 2023
We've been doing some traveling lately, which has kept us busy.
Thought those of you who haven't been to North Carolina might like to see a very major landmark we visited: Pilot Mountain:
Pilot Mountain has long remained a striking mountain landmark in Surry County, NC. Towering over its surroundings at over 1,400 feet, Pilot Mountain’s distinct geographic features served as a beacon for both Native Americans and incoming settlers for centuries according to historian William S. Powell. The Saura called the mount Jomeokee, meaning the “Great Guide” or “Pilot.”
The Saura tribe, along with other Native Americans in the Piedmont, used Pilot Mountain as a landmark to navigate their trade routes. As European hunters entered the region they benefited from the mountain’s guidance. In the eighteenth century, northern settlers traveled down the Great Wagon Road which passed along the mountain’s base. Pilot becoming a welcoming sight to traveling newcomers.
One such group that noted Pilot’s guiding help were the Moravian settlers...countless Moravian settlers used the Great Wagon Road to arrive at their nearby Wachovia settlement in the 1750s.
The above view was taken from a nearby viewing point!
Thursday, May 11, 2023
A fresh Pedicure!
Monday, May 8, 2023
Friday, May 5, 2023
Monday, February 6, 2023
Love this new housedress!
Ir's a nice thick flannel, perfect for cold weather! So very warm and cozy! Looks fine with bare feet and my black toe nails. Wifey is fine with my wearing it around the house and when we're visiting son and family. (Before you ask, yes, shoes are worn for those visits!)