Category: Travel

Seeing Angles Leading Me Home

Seeing Angles Leading Me Home

A deepening interest in photography and following certain blogs has me seeing things differently these days.

Proud of the Pasta at Celestino in Pasadena

Proud of the Pasta at Celestino in Pasadena

House-made pasta makes for a wonderful meal at this authentic Italian restaurant in Pasadena.

Haiku: Vibrant Edinburgh

Haiku: Vibrant Edinburgh

Edinburgh colors “pop” when the skies turn blue and the sun comes out, thus a haiku.

Edinburgh Castle and Indigo Sky

Edinburgh Castle and Indigo Sky

Looking out the hotel window at Edinburgh Castle, it was one of those magical moments when the light is just right, and you get a photo you didn’t expect.

Thumbs Up in Paris

Thumbs Up in Paris

Street art makes the modern area of Paris more interesting.

Haiku:  Heathrow Stillness

Haiku: Heathrow Stillness

A photo and a haiku capture momentary peace from the usual airport chaos.

A London Fish and Chips Story: Sometimes, You Can’t Go Back, But You Can Go Forward

A London Fish and Chips Story: Sometimes, You Can’t Go Back, But You Can Go Forward

This anglophile went back to Geales in London after more than a dozen years and found it had gotten more posh. But the fish and chips were spot on.

January Dreaming: April in Paris in the Gardens

January Dreaming: April in Paris in the Gardens

Dazzling colors and green spaces that can be found all over Paris are the subject of this January Dreaming post.

January Dreaming: Scotland’s Stonehaven Harbor in August

January Dreaming: Scotland’s Stonehaven Harbor in August

Sunny good times of the past get us through dreary Januaries of the present. Today, the focus is on Stonehaven Harbor on the Scottish coast.

January Dreaming: Kensington Palace High Tea and Gardens

January Dreaming: Kensington Palace High Tea and Gardens

Afternoon tea at the palace where Queen Victoria grew up – by Jove, it was a jolly good show!

January Dreaming: A Summer Afternoon in Laguna Beach

January Dreaming: A Summer Afternoon in Laguna Beach

Memories of of a summer day in Laguna Beach, a town that’s more quirky than cool, colorful, artsy and fully embracing its California beachy character.

Kitty Fisher’s in London Pulled Me In, Fed Me Well and Charmed Me Completely

Kitty Fisher’s in London Pulled Me In, Fed Me Well and Charmed Me Completely

Kitty Fisher’s in London is a foodie’s dream! The staff treated me like I was royalty and served me a meal that to match. The ambience is an appealing mix of cozy old England and fresh, trendy-foodie-creative.

January Dreaming: Frangipani Winery on an Afternoon in June

January Dreaming: Frangipani Winery on an Afternoon in June

Today, we’re reminiscing about one of the wineries we visited on our ‘Wine for No Reason’ trip in to California’s Temecula Valley.

January Dreaming: Paris in July from the Taxi Window

January Dreaming: Paris in July from the Taxi Window

In Paris, even a taxi ride during rush hour is enriching and interesting. The second post in the series January Dreaming.

A Chicken-Fried Good Time in New Orleans is In Our Future

A Chicken-Fried Good Time in New Orleans is In Our Future

From Shoofly Magazine: A simple story about a food festival grows to epic proportions when it kicks off the search for some of New Orelans’ best fried chicken.

Haiku: Amarillo by Night and Morning

Haiku: Amarillo by Night and Morning

Amarillo charmed us from a hotel window, in two very different ways. It was haiku-worthy!


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