What Fuels You?

“Distance has the same effect on the mind as on the eye.”- Samuel Johnson This past weekend, I had the immense privilege of visiting Greece with my family. I learned so much while in Greece, watching and listening and absorbing pieces of a culture so vibrant and important to our history. I especially loved watchingContinue reading “What Fuels You?”

Destination Coastline: Sunsets, a Photojournal

“The sky broke … into full sunset and the water caught fire.” -Pamela H. Johnson As I type, I sit below a large canvas painting of a coastline sunset where the water reflects so much citrine color it looks as if it is on fire. I painted it several years ago, and it is myContinue reading “Destination Coastline: Sunsets, a Photojournal”

Sunset over the Adriatic

When I took this photograph, I was standing with my family in the extreme south of Croatia, on the Lapad Peninsula just outside of the magnificent and near-ancient fortress city of Dubrovnik. We had heard so many amazing things about coastal Croatia that we stayed in a great little hotel right on the coast. ThisContinue reading “Sunset over the Adriatic”

Croatia, Dubrovnik, and other Related Travels

“Those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik and find it.” -George Bernard Shaw Last week, our family of five packed our suitcases, mounted our Chica (Garmin), and followed the Winding Road to spend a week in Croatia. As it turns out, our trip meant far more than a “beach vacation”, and the placesContinue reading “Croatia, Dubrovnik, and other Related Travels”

God Bless the Winding Road

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” -Robert Frost One year ago, I would’ve never guessed I’d be where I am today. This week, our family has been vacationing for our kids’ Spring Break from school at the shore.Continue reading “God Bless the Winding Road”