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Meanderings of Gentle Gull · 2d ago

Making a Change

Many of you know that I work with herbs.  I have for about 19 years now.  When I first became a mom, my interest in more natural remedies, organic foods, vegetarianism etc all started bubbli...
Meanderings of Gentle Gull · 1W ago

Back to the "Real World"

I hate that phrase, real world, like vacation isn't real.  But in all seriousness, I am starting to feel the structure of my day to day activities creeping in.  Don't get me wrong, I love my...
Meanderings of Gentle Gull · 1W ago

The Ocean Always Feels Like Going Home

Do you ever have the feeling when you are traveling?  Like you are going somewhere special, somewhere important and you just need to be there.  That feeling always comes over me when we trav...
Meanderings of Gentle Gull · 3W ago

Beacon Heights

Beacon Heights is really not a hike, although all the web sites say it is a 1 mile total in and out hike, I bet it is about 1/2 that and it is an easy in and out.  The views are amazing, alt...
Meanderings of Gentle Gull · 3W ago

Big Lost Cove Cliffs Hike

The Big Lost Cove Cliffs hike.  We really enjoy this hike as it is near by with beautiful views.  So we have hiked this before and probably will again.  I think these photos were from 2 week...
Meanderings of Gentle Gull · 4W ago

People Are More Important Than Things

" People are more important than things." I keep this mantra rolling in my head.  It was a phrase my mother lived by, but she never said it quite that way.  She always believed that she coul...
Meanderings of Gentle Gull · 1M ago

Release

I was listening to NPR this past weekend.  There was an interview with Ariel Levy, author of The Rules Do Not Apply. During the interview she was recounting a couple of life changing persona...
Meanderings of Gentle Gull · 1M ago

Have Tos...

A friend of mine, on social media, posed a question a few days ago, on her page, 'what do your children have to spend their own personal money on.'  And that isn't an exact quote, but pretty...
Meanderings of Gentle Gull · 2M ago

Connections

Standing in line this morning at Lowe's Home Improvement in Morganton, there was a man in line in front of me and I looked down and what tattoo did he have on his leg....a leg lamp....YES on...
Meanderings of Gentle Gull · 2M ago

Growing and Changing

Wow, my oldest turned 23 on Tuesday.  We were unbelievably busy on Tuesday so he chose to celebrate yesterday instead.   His pick was out to eat at The Wisteria, a local restaurant we enjoy....