Turks and Caicos, Paradise: Dream Destination Come True

“It starts with a dream. Add faith, and it becomes a belief. Add action, and it becomes a part of life. Add perserverance, and it becomes a goal in sight. Add patience and time, and it becomes a dream come true.” – Unknown I love to travel. It’s a known fact. But there are someContinue reading “Turks and Caicos, Paradise: Dream Destination Come True”

A Time for Retreat and Renewal

“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.” – Albert Camus It’s been 12 months since I’ve last unplugged and rested, so this vacation is much-needed and heavily felt. My motor has been running hard on every facet of life, and I’ve begun to feel a sputter. It’sContinue reading “A Time for Retreat and Renewal”

The Surprising Beauty of Crane Beach

Castle Hill above Crane Beach derives its history from December 29, 1634, when a group of Ipswich town men voted “that the Neck of Land wheareuppon the great Hill standeth, which is known by the name of the Castle Hill, lyeinge on the other side of this River towards the Sea, shall remayne unto theContinue reading “The Surprising Beauty of Crane Beach”

Little Gasparilla Island, Florida: a Photojournal

Peace. It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise, trouble, or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things and still be calm in your heart. – unknown This was me all last week (below). Toes in sand, sun overhead, aquamarine waters stretched out asContinue reading “Little Gasparilla Island, Florida: a Photojournal”

Coronado, California: a Photojournal

“And every day her loveliness, shines pure, without a flaw; new charms entrance our every glance, and fill our souls with awe!” -L. Frank Baum (author of the Wizard of Oz), on Coronado   I visited San Diego, California, in August this year, when I drove there with my oldest son as part of ourContinue reading “Coronado, California: a Photojournal”

Half Moon Bay, California: a Photojournal

“It seemed like a matter of minutes when we began rolling in the foothills before Oakland and suddenly reached a height and saw stretched out ahead of us the fabulous white city of San Francisco on her eleven mystic hills with the blue Pacific and its advancing wall of potato-patch fog beyond, and smoke andContinue reading “Half Moon Bay, California: a Photojournal”

The World’s Most Beautiful Beach

“Every person needs to take one day away.  A day in which one consciously separates the past from the future.  Jobs, family, employers, and friends can exist one day without any one of us, and if our egos permit us to confess, they could exist eternally in our absence.  Each person deserves a day awayContinue reading “The World’s Most Beautiful Beach”

Sailboats, Shells, and Sunsets: Photos from a Florida Beach

“Do I love you? My God, if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches.” -from “The Princess Bride” – Wesley to Buttercup I simply love being at the beach. Sometimes I wonder why or how I can love it so much, but then maybe the key to itContinue reading “Sailboats, Shells, and Sunsets: Photos from a Florida Beach”