Category Archives: Wanderlust

How would Anthony Bourdain survive the pandemic?

It has been about 14 months since the pandemic imposed lockdowns here in the U.S. and most of the world. I can’t believe how long this has dragged on but since about 33% of Americans are fully vaccinated, there is … Continue reading

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When will I pose again?

The other day I decided to change my screensaver on my iPhone which I haven’t changed in years even though I upgrade my phone every year. The old photo was hard to beat as its of me sitting atop Machu … Continue reading

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Splendor in Awe

I am a frequent meditator and I sometimes have visions the minute I close my eyes to meditate. This morning’s meditation took me to the Sistine Chapel. I was there on March 5th, 2013 and I remember it so well … Continue reading

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A little Hygieia, please!

As I travel around the world, I collect notebooks from every museum I visit. I always have to have something to write on by my side at all times and writing on a travel notebook from another country always makes … Continue reading

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Day 26 of a Month of Gratitude

Wow. I can’t believe I’m waking up to the start of the seventh week of my isolation from COVID-19. It’s Sunday, and I’m waking up to partly cloudy skies which is a great relief from the past several days of … Continue reading

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Day 23 of a Month of Gratitude

I’m waking up today of being in isolation for 40 days from the coronavirus pandemic. For some reason I haven’t been caring too much about what day of the week or what the actual date is. What difference does it … Continue reading

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Day 19 of a Month of Gratitude

It’s such pleasure, again, to wake up to sunshine. I felt a little tired than normal from yesterday’s long run so I just wanted to stay in bed and read with the sun filtering through my windows. What a luxurious … Continue reading

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Day 15 of a Month of Gratitude

I miss the World so much… Last night as I went to bed I was dreaming about the world and wondered when and where my next trip would be. It’s so hard to plan anything right now since none of … Continue reading

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Day 13 of a Month of Gratitude

A meditation on perfection. Wow. It’s Monday and the start of my fifth week of isolation. I start the day with meditation, and I smile as I grab the gorgeous piece of amethyst that my friend, John, got me from … Continue reading

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Day 12 of a Month of Gratitude

il dolce far niente… As I mentioned, Sundays are my favorite days. Since today is Easter Sunday I was looking through my photos to see which one I might want to post on Instagram. I kept looking for a photo … Continue reading

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