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Adventure Reflections U.S.

Remembering Holiday Illuminations

Recalling holiday illuminations which I saw as a young child is a favorite place for me to wander in my mind. Who didn’t love being piled into a station wagon near Christmas Eve to go admire the holiday illuminations?…

Reflections

Croatia Memories

Croatia memories. People. Strangers. Fleeting moments. Travel seems to compress life yet also rearrange it in our memories.  I take a ridiculous amount of photos on my iPhone when I travel because I know only one photo in five…

Reflections Washington DC

Amanda Gorman mural

The brand new Amanda Gorman mural—located on the side of a townhouse in an alley off 17th Street between Q and Corcoran Street in Washington, DC—is a sunbeam. The entire side of the brick building is painted yellow. The…

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“Earth’s The Right Place For Love”

One year after the shutdown began in March 2020: I think about the craziest things when I take my daily long walks but I think earth’s the right place for love. Honesty, I am filled with this sentiment as…

Gratitude Reflections

“Just To Be Alive”

Happy May! It’s a new month. It’s a new restart to my life (and yours). I didn’t plan to write a blog this week. Now in week 7 of working at home and sheltering, my life is lived small.…

Reflections

Why I Wander In The Woods

I need a place where I can hide under the canopy of trees. As a child, the woods were my place to escape and daydream. My spirit always yearns to dwell in nature’s outdoor cathedrals—places of soaring sky, rough-hewn…