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Ancient Athens & Incomparable Islands | Greece

Ancient Athens & Incomparable Islands | Greece

GREECE JUNE 2017 I began planning my Greek odyssey the same way I do all my trips, with a healthy dose of research (that and a confirmed reservation to a yoga retreat)!  Internet blogs and websites, friends who’ve been and travel guides are my go-tos.  Here’s a basic strategy for planning. ++++++++++ When you have … Continue reading

Lights, History, Action!

Lights, History, Action!

LITITZ, PA I love myself a good road trip in early December! It’s the perfect time for me to get away from the hustle of the holiday season that I feel at home and relax and make merry with my loved ones. It doesn’t hurt that I can usually pick up a few one-of-a-kind stocking stuffers … Continue reading

Harpers Ferry, Wild, Wonderful, West Virginia!

Harpers Ferry, Wild, Wonderful, West Virginia!

So, there I was. All alone, wandering around a place I’d never been. My kind of heaven.  So if West Virginia claims to be almost heaven well then sweet Jesus musta called me home! It’s not often I’m out exploring by myself with my camera and my notepad. Just talking to people. So when this opportunity came … Continue reading

Day 1: Albuquerque & Los Poblanos

Day 1: Albuquerque & Los Poblanos

Albuquerque by way of Las Vegas is like detox by way of a binge; it takes a while to come back to your baseline. Nearly 24 hours after landing at Sunport International Airport I feel like myself again. And I particularly like the self looking out over the Sandia Mountains in a small village in … Continue reading

24 Hours in Paradise

24 Hours in Paradise

Welcome to the land of horse-drawn buggies, corn fields and cows, farm suppliers and silos, where references to Jesus as Lord and Savior abound – Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  Inspired by an article on agrotourism, I booked our family of five for a night at family owned and operated Verdant View Farm in Paradise, PA.  Who … Continue reading

My New Favorite Toast

I toasted to my guests last week with these words from Ben Franklin.  We all raised our glasses and as I finished quoting the founding father everyone around the table erupted in laughter. “In wine there is wisdom, In beer there is freedom, In water there is bacteria.” Fun for the entertainer and wisdom for … Continue reading

Have lip gloss. Will travel.

Earlier this summer a friend and neighbor invited me and my kids to swim with her and her kids at her parent’s house.  They were out-of-town and we would have the pool – and the house – to ourselves.  I enthusiastically accepted and as many a stay-at-home mom could attest, I was thrilled at the adventure … Continue reading

Words to live, move and grow by.

Worth reading often, a friend shared this poem with me before I departed on yet another international adventure.  John O’Donohue’s words are a gift to us.  I am happy to share them with you. For the Traveler Every time you leave home, Another road takes you Into a world you were never in. New strangers on … Continue reading