Category Archives: Explore

Belize Part 1 – Belizean Waters

The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace. ~ Kate Chopin The First Thing… The first thing I learned upon arrival in Belize is … Continue reading

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Sharpened Thoughts

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from. ~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross If I had to … Continue reading

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Home and Yellowstone (Expat Week #076)

Where we love is home, Home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes August found me taking a trip home to Chicago with a side trip to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. The trip was … Continue reading

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The Monkey People (Expat Week #055)

If you look at the monkeys, you can learn many things about the men; if you look at the men, you can learn many things about the madness! ~Mehmet Murat ildan   I have always been enchanted by monkeys. From … Continue reading

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I’m Just An Ordinary Girl (Expat Week #045)

Why fit in when you were born to stand out? ~Dr. Seuss I was sitting at the local coffee shop wondering why my little friends, the street kids, were not around for the second consecutive day when I overheard a woman talking … Continue reading

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Holiday in Goa (India – Week #027)

In matters of healing the body or the mind, vacation is a true genius! ~Mehmet Murat ildan The six month mark of my time in India found me in the Indian state of Goa, a former Portuguese territory on the … Continue reading

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India Week #013 – Driving in India: The Ultimate Extreme Sport

If I was invincible, maybe I would take up some extreme sports. ~Tom Welling Wikipedia: Extreme sports (also called action sports, aggro sports, and adventure sports) is a popular term for certain activities perceived as having a high level of inherent danger. These activities often involve speed, height, … Continue reading

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