Away

Away isn’t always good when you want to be blogging, posting and commenting, but away I’ve been. Spring break, volunteering, teaching art and job hunting. I’ve hiked, I’ve read, I went to the beach.  We took photos –  they will speak their own story. Hiking in the rain at Helen Putnam regional park – I…

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Walking around the world – Sri Lanka ( Part 1)

I love exploring. Any part of the world, any part of my city, state or country. Going back to my country of birth is no exception because there is a deep connection to its centuries old history and its beautiful space on our planet. I go by the thinking – the tiniest places on earth…

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Looking Back

I’ve turned 40( yes, a big number, but really, how big is it?). I am 40 and two days old actually, and um, it isn’t all that great, well, not yet anyway – er, I suppose I haven’t been 40 all that long. Besides, it hasn’t felt like much of a celebration because the entire week…

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Walking around the World – Grazie mille Firenze…

 Florence is truly a most glorious city, abundant in beauty, art and history. She is Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Donatello, and Botticelli’s Primavera.  She is the heart of Renaissance,  her most famous medieval city, Sienna, was home to Shakespeare’s now famous Romeo and Giulietta, originally written by an Italian in the 15th century –  Yes!!…

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Eating around the world – Athens

Exploring Athens made me hungry. There was no way I was going to leave without trying her much discussed food. The Greek way of living, filled with heart healthy olives, drizzles of cold pressed olive oil, fresh vegetables grown on the island of Crete, fresh fish, lemon and erm some ouzo( although one should not…

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Walking around the world – Athens

I just got back from seeing a little part of the world, I call the gateway to Europe – a magical place where the marriage of mythology and the symbolic stirrings of Western civilization brings you alive just by walking through the gates of the Acropolis. As you have a silent wander around the majestically…

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