“Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.” ~ Sam Houston State Bucket List It is no secret I love traveling, and with it comes an extensive bucket list I have created. Not only do I have places I want to travel abroad too, but I also want to visit all fifty states ….
Life is to short to stay in a bubble. Travel. Explore. Experience. And if not you can always read about it here.
“A beach is not only a sweep of sand, but shells of sea creatures, the sea glass, the seaweed, the incongruous objects washed up by the ocean.” ~ Henry Grunwald Island Beaches Island living doesn’t necessarily mean that a whole island is swimmable. In fact I technically live on an island, yet it feels more like a concrete jungle (because ….
“A simple life is good with me. I don’t need a whole lot. For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I’m happy.” ~ Yanni Active on Vacation Despite being athletic, I tend to have a love hate relationship with working out in my day to day life. Physically and mentally I feel better, especially ….
“Riding a bicycle is the summit of human endeavour – an almost neutral environmental effect coupled with the ability to travel substantial distances without disturbing anybody. The bike is the perfect marriage of technology and human energy.” ~ Jeremy Corbyn Bikes over Cars One of the cool things about Nantucket is that most people ride bikes. While it isn’t carless ….
“The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift.” ~ Laurie Colwin All the Food Prepare yourselves, if you are hungry GO get a snack. If you are NOT hungry STILL go get a snack. This post ….
“The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey.” ~ Enya Impromptu Trip I have teased and teased and hinted and NOW (finally!) here is my post about my Nantucket getaway. Before I left for San Diego, my cousin and I had talked about a somewhat coastal trip over the Fourth. Originally we had planned ….
“It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.” Ernie Harwell Breakfast Republic Monday dawned way to early and with it the last few hours in San Diego. We decided to go back to Breakfast Republic and guys I didn’t think it was possible, BUT it was ….
“I go to the ocean to calm down, to reconnect with the creator, to just be happy.” ~ Nnedi Okorafor Our Last Day! There was still so much to see and do from Balboa Park to the San Diego Zoo, but both Sarah and I loved Coronado immensely and despite the temperamentalness of the San Diego weather the day before, ….
“The ocean is a mighty harmonist.” ~ William Wordsworth Most Favorite-ist Place If I had to pick a favorite place in San Diego it would have to be Coronado. As a history and royal buff, I had heard of this resort town and the rumored connection between Wallis Simpson and the Prince of Wales at the Hotel Del. After reading ….
We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came. John F. Kennedy Annual Birthday Sail It has become an annual tradition that around my birthday I go sailing. It began with my mertwin and I about five years ….