Gardens Around the Globe

I’m starting a new series today on gardens. There are many different types of gardens including herb, butterfly, Japanese, vegetable, container, castle, and community just to name a few. Over the next few months, I’ll periodically post blogs about the various gardens we have visited on our travels. We have visited quite a few since... Continue Reading →

Pink, the Color of Spring

A few years ago I posted several blogs focusing on specific colors; blue, green, and red, are a few I focused on. However, I kept putting off sharing photos in pink since it’s not one of my favorite colors. However, spring makes me think of pink with the abundant beautiful cherry and magnolia blossoms found... Continue Reading →

Earth Day, 2023

Tomorrow, April 22, 2023 is Earth Day, a day set aside to bring awareness to the damage that has been inflicted on our suffering planet. In honor of this important day, I am sharing some photos of the amazingly beautiful places around the globe I have been fortunate enough to have visited. Grand Teton National... Continue Reading →

Travel Quote

To move, to breath, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote, To travel is to live. Hans Christian Anderson Forty-nine Palms Oasis, Joshua Trees National Park, CA

Nature Quote

There is no Wi-Fi in the forest, but I promise you will find a better connection. Ralph Smart Olympic National Park, Washington State

Adventure in Agadir

Those of you who regularly follow my blog know that theTravelsketcher and I took our first cruise in November (click here to read more about that trip). We were lukewarm about the experience, but thought we would give it another try. Our second cruise left from Lisbon in mid-January, and included stops in the Canary... Continue Reading →

Sintra, Portugal

Sintra, Portugal is a magically beautiful place nestled in the mountains not far from Lisbon. The forests, groves, grottos, astronomical observation towers, and much more, will make you feel like you have somehow found your way into a magical forest or fairytale. Home to at least five palaces tucked in the hillsides, and on the... Continue Reading →

Happy Holidays!

It’s hard to believe that 2022 is coming to an end and the holidays are upon us once again. Since snow and Christmas seem to go hand in hand (at least for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere), I’m sharing photos today of snow and Christmases past. Sunriver, OR We’ve enjoyed many snowy Christmases... Continue Reading →

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