In the last few days (under quarantine) I have learned something about myself…and about my daughter. (Actually, I am sure we are all learning a lot about… Read more “Processing Quarantine”
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… Read more “Haiku Sunday (134-137)”
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… Read more “Haiku Sunday (58-60)”
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… Read more “Haiku Sunday (54-56)”
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… Read more “Haiku Sunday (51 – 53)”
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… Read more “Haiku Sunday (47-50)”
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… Read more “Haiku Sunday (44-46)”
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… Read more “Haiku Sunday (42 & 43)”
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… Read more “Surviving a Hostel Like a Boss”
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.… Read more “Haiku Sunday (40 &41)”
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… Read more “Travel Resources”
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… Read more “Shaking The Sand”
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… Read more “19 common Traveling Mistakes!”
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… Read more “The Road Not Taken”
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… Read more “Haiku Sunday (35-37)”
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,… Read more “Haiku Sunday (33-34)”
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… Read more “Copenhagen On A Budget”
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.