“Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man’s greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked.” ~ Vicente Fox The National Mall After joyously caffeinating ourselves, Sarah and I headed to The National Mall. On maps, everything looks far apart, but it didn’t seem it when we were walking. Though we ….
“Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.” ~ John Lubbock Hospitality You would think with the amount of exploring we did, we would be exhausted, but nope we weren’t. The day wasn’t even half over for us. We got back to Jekyll Island and prepared for our next adventure: ….
“Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.” ~ Frank Borman Tybee Lighthouse Shockingly it was only ten when we left Surf and Song, but it felt like it was noon time. Our next adventure was taking place at Tybee Island Light Station and Museum at Fort Screven. I have a love affair with lighthouses. The stoicness they represent ….
“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” ~ Pablo Picasso The Met One of the draws of New York City is that their are literally a gazillion museums exhibiting a wide range of art. Every time I think of leaving, I am always drawn back because of the abundance of culture the Concrete ….
“Brooklyn’s good. Brooklyn’s funky. Brooklyn’s happening.” ~ Waris Dirie Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall Saturday dawned way to early, even for this usual morning gal. Originally we were going to do sunrise on the Brooklyn Bridge. But thanks to our ten mile trek and Mother Nature deciding her hot flashes were over, we caught an extra hour of snoozes and hoped it ….
“The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.” ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Bloggers Weekend I can not even begin to describe how epic this past weekend was. Not only did I get to meet and have a friend slash blogger stay with me, but I actually got to meet two bloggers. (more on the latter well later!) ….
“Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.” ~ Lord Byron Blogging Slacker Guys I have failed! Utterly FAILED in my writing duties! I have talked, and talked. AND TALKED about George’s Island, yet I have not given it ….
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust Philly Philly is a delightful smorgasbord of old and new which is shown in the stunning melding of it’s architecture. Since I had explored the commercial side of Philly the day before, I could not wait to visit the Historical District which ….
“I’d much rather hang out in a cafe. That’s where things are really happening.” ~ Joe Sacco Summer In The City Roof top bars, sidewalk seating, and outdoor cafes are the epitome of a New York Summer. For those of us stuck in the city, unable to escape to the Hamptons or other coastal towns during the warmer weather, it ….
“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale It is interesting how places come into our hearts when we most need them. I stumbled on Dyker Heights when I spent a couple weeks in New York six years ago, with my cousin during a period I would best like to ….