Category Archives: Wanderlust

Athens and Malta

It was my second time in Athens, and it was more spectacular than the first time. Perhaps the pause in travel because of the pandemic made it seem like every experience was brand new again. As I am writing this … Continue reading

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Lost wallet, Found heart

After a 2.5 year hiatus of travel as a result of the pandemic, I took an international flight, finally. I couldn’t wait for the 10 days of travel to Milan, Florence, and Rome as I felt like I was meeting … Continue reading

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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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