The Song of Wandering Aengus I went out to the hazel wood, Because a fire was in my head, And cut and peeled a hazel wand, And hooked a berry to a thread; And when […]
Travel journals can be a wonderful reminder of our trips. Years later we can open our journals and pour over our notes and mementoes, instantly transporting us back in time. While there are dozens of “how-tos,” on Pinterest, here is a brief list of 50 ideas to add to your journal to help you recall the places you’ve been. When deciding what to add to your journal make sure it is something small and flat to maximize the space in your journal.
Liberty and Freedom Take not for granted, Your liberty and Freedom, They are vanishing. As we turn our eyes To other things, Lawmakers Broker our few rights.
If you are new to travel, here are 85 self-explanatory tips to help you get the most out of your trip. Less is more. If you can’t carry it, you’ve packed too much. It’s okay […]
Marvin Hartley Bell is a poet and teacher who was the first Poet Laureate of Iowa. Bell was raised on Long Island. He served in the U. S. Army as a First Lieutenant. He writes about […]
If you are planning to go to Miami, here are 10 things that won’t bust your budget. 10 things to do in Miami under $10. Experience Little Havana Maybe you can’t afford to visit Cuba […]
The Night Sky He sailed the night sky, Constellations as his map. Dreaming of new life.
Most American homes have so much more than they need or will ever use. As the holiday season encroaches, consider low impact waste gifts this year. I know most people would much rather have an experience that […]
“Still round the corner, there may wait A new road or a secret gate And though I oft have passed them by A day will come at last when I Shall take the hidden paths […]
If you are ready to take the plunge and simplify your life but aren’t exactly sure where to begin, here are ways to guide you along your journey. Prioritize. What is most important to you? […]
Summer Intoxicating, Summer scents cling to the air. Stirring desire.
Sometimes when you are planning a camping trip it is difficult to separate what you really need from the luxuries you want. Whether you’re glamping or camping here is a checklist of essentials to make […]
I love berries! This Rosemary Berry Bomb Spritzer is made from piney rosemary, fresh blueberries, and juicy raspberries to make a refreshing cocktail for your summer BBQ. Berry season is upon us. Farmer’s stands are […]
This fresh light summer salad will be a hit at any dinner party. It is full of fresh flavors including herby barley and butter-basted mushrooms. It also makes a great lunch to pack to work. […]
The Storm Divine power surge, Churning up the wind and waves, Raw and unharnessed.
I have lived full time in an RV park for about nine months now. I also work part-time at the Park. If you are looking to live full time in your RV here are 5 […]
Don’t let the fear of change, uncertainty or failure stand in the way of making changes in your life. There are times when we are all uncomfortable, tired or busy, but don’t let that be […]
Mehndi The family arrived, The bridal Mehndi applied, The groom was surprised. She looked so refined, Such an intricate design, The details defined. The henna stained red, Delicate feet, hands, and head… All before she wed.
You can’t help but meet new people when traveling. I have met some interesting and enriching folks on my travels, and inevitably our conversations turn to the scams we have come across. After an incident […]
“If it scares you ,it may be a good thing to try” – Seth Godin
Epsom salts are amazing! They can be used for dozens of things including exfoliating your skin, gardening, and household cleaning to treating insect bites, poison ivy, and detoxifying the body. They are inexpensive, and you […]
Kids aren’t great at doing nothing. Take a look at your first event-free weekend. No soccer game, birthday party or backyard project in sight. It’s your first lazy day… made for sleeping in. However, as […]
Lost at Sea Do you remember, Walking, fingers intertwined? Oh, how you loved me. I’m missing you now, Miles away from anywhere, Wishing you were near. Drifting, lost at sea, Among the fin and the […]
Who doesn’t love a celebration? If hitting every major, international party is on your bucket list, pack your bags and party patch for these 10 epic international festivals. La Tomatina, Buñol, Spain August 29, 2019. […]
Uphill DOES the road wind uphill all the way? Yes, to the very end. Will the day’s journey take the whole long day? From morn to night, my friend. But is there for the night […]