Father’s Day Fathers and brothers,We celebrate their love andLegacy today. Boys grow to be men,Sharing and shaping our lives,For better or worse. I am so luckyTo have a dad that takes joyIn loving his kids. […]
Mushrooms, Mushrooms, Mushrooms! Earthy, delicate,Sautéed in a white wine sauce,Heavenly fungi.
Mother’s Day My mother is myWarrior, sage, friend, and hero.My mom is a gift.
For the Love of Dogs Is there anything Sweeter than the acceptance And love of a dog? Unconditional, Forgiving and so patient, Eyes only for you. Who can resist a Wagging tail and a wet […]
The Photographer His eyes were open. He saw what no one else did. He held a power. He held the power To capture time, a moment, The light or movement. His trigger finger, Making us […]
A Walk in the Clouds He walked in the clouds, He was searching for the path To get to Heaven. Through the mist, he saw God, out for a morning stroll. His bright eyes twinkling. […]
Wild Within There is something wild within, it’s untamed and free pushing boundaries. Separating out The ancient and primitive From technology. Ditching convention, Fighting the societal Constraints and mores. Digging for my roots, Tethered to […]
Beauty Beauty full of fear, There’s never been cause to trust. She’ll keep her secrets. Where will she find hope? In the hands of her savior; He is her refuge. He restores her faith, In […]
The Lady in the Green Car She was capable, Clever and sometimes reckless, Charming and divine. She would not be told, No one dared to interfere. She just had to drive.
Staying at a hostel can either be a terrific or a terrible experience. It helps to manage your expectations. Remember hostels are more like college dorms and less like hotels. Hostels can be a great place […]
Mystery She wanted to leave, Go where no one would find her, She planned an escape. She found an island, With mysteries of its own, She never returned.
When I was a kid I would pour over our family subscription to National Geographic magazines, mapping out my future adventures, completely captivated by the photography of parts unknown. Today, there are dozens of ways to […]
I love the sea and all of its recklessness and romance. Like a siren, it calls to me. No matter where in the world I find myself, the water’s edge is where I long to be. […]
The May Queen Spring bursts into bloom, Announcing the arrival Of her Majesty. The Summer May Queen, Crowned with glorious garlands, Celebrates new life.
No one likes to waste their money and their time. Taking a few minutes to prepare for your trip can save you on both. Before traveling, consider the tips below. They just might save you […]
The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To […]
Europe has become expensive to travel around. Whether you are on a week’s vacation or a 3 month trip to Europe, you can minimize the impact on your wallet by considering the following tips.
Hero to Homeless He came back from war, No one cared what he had seen, No warm welcome home. He could not find work, Night terrors ravaged his sleep, War cost him a life. Life […]
To The Mountains, I Went I followed the path To the high misty mountains, To seek some solace. There, I found myself, Renewed with hope and purpose, New life in old bones.
In Awe, My Eyes in Wonder See Ornate Cupolas, And gleaming golden onions, Spires for miles. The brocade altars, Byzantine architecture, Befitting a king.
If you are a budget traveler, like me, you are often trying to ferret out the free or inexpensive ways to explore a new city. Below are 10 things to do in Denmark without breaking […]
You’ll hardly notice the adjustments, but these nips and tucks in your daily budget can really add up. The savings could make the difference between splurging on play tickets, catching a concert, squeezing in one more attraction or not.
Just because you are on a budget, doesn’t mean you have to miss out.
Savannah, Georgia can be expensive. If you are headed to Savannah this week to whoop it up for St. Patrick’s Day or planning a visit this summer, here are a few things you can do to stay within your budget.
While D.C. can be expensive to live in, the nation’s capital might just be one of the best budget-friendly places to visit. Many of the museums that are free or inexpensive. Here are 10 things […]