Eyjafjallajökull — My Trip To Iceland, Part 2

Welcome back to Iceland! 🇮🇸 I guess I'll give WordPress another go (for now), so come along and I'll show you much more of The Land of Fire and Ice. In the next (3rd) blog, we'll return to the capital and I’ll share more about which buildings and sites you should visit, what food you … Continue reading Eyjafjallajökull — My Trip To Iceland, Part 2

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From The Midnight Sun, Where The Hot Springs Flow — My Trip to Iceland, Part 1

photos and facts:  my recent visit to **** ICELAND **** ---------------------------- Yes, the country of Iceland is pretty much like a dream.  If you visit this magical island, you won't believe it's real.  You'll stand in awe as you gaze upon gorgeous cliffs, black sand beaches, majestic waterfalls, and massive volcanos.  You'll think you've stepped … Continue reading From The Midnight Sun, Where The Hot Springs Flow — My Trip to Iceland, Part 1

It’s Goodbye And A Kiss

Hello, blog readers. I wanted to drop by and leave a few lines, as I’ve been absent for some time. In recent months, I had the harrowing experience of watching a friend die slowly. Yes, it was the dreaded “C word” (cancer). Yes, her battle has ended. A few weeks ago, she passed away. I … Continue reading It’s Goodbye And A Kiss

Charm As Cheap As Table Salt

Okay, my last blog was mega angry and I posted a poem condemning guns.  I was simply SICK of mass shootings in America's schools (still am...and I stand by my poem 100%).  But I'll try to post some lighter material this time.  Goodness, we could all use a break from trauma and despair -- especially … Continue reading Charm As Cheap As Table Salt

But If You’re Willing To Play The Game, It’s Coming Around Again

Ahhh, I look so relaxed in this photo, don't I?  This was taken on the very first day of 2017.  I took it myself, and the truth is this:  I was anything BUT relaxed.  At the time, I was dating a man who was on an extended trip to Italy, and he pretty much never … Continue reading But If You’re Willing To Play The Game, It’s Coming Around Again

A Mermaid And A Viking Walk Into A Bar – My Trip To Denmark, Part 1

I had just landed at Lufthavn, and I was struggling with my luggage.  As I finally got my carry-on under control, my purse slipped and fell onto the floor, and my belongings spilled out everywhere.  I was on my hands and knees trying to pick everything up when a man walked up and said, "This … Continue reading A Mermaid And A Viking Walk Into A Bar – My Trip To Denmark, Part 1

I Guess I’ll Pack Up My Mind

For spring break 2017, I took my daughter Lana and her boyfriend Michael on vacation. Another long road trip to Florida... I thought about going to California, but that is WAYYY too long to drive, and airfare for three people was a ridiculous price. Florida has the nicest, clearest water within decent driving distance.  Besides, … Continue reading I Guess I’ll Pack Up My Mind