Joshua Tree National Park National Park bucket list item … check. It took me a while to get here, but it was breathtaking, living up to every expectation. I visited on an early Spring getaway to Palm Springs, and since returning I’ve been plotting how to return someday, permanently. Desert sky Dream beneath the desert sky The rivers run, but soon run dry We need new dreams tonight Because there’s
During a recent Portuguese adventure, I was exposed to the brilliance of azulejo. Deeply embedded in the country’s history and culture, there are countless wonderful examples of these beautiful tiles. EVERYWHERE. Some of the most famous sites known for their azulejo art include the Sao Bento train station in Porto. Antique azulejos were decorated in a simple color palate, dominated by blues and whites. It is believed that these colors were
I’ve spent much of the past year traveling around the country as part of my goal to see all 50 states before I turned 50. When I started this adventure, I had 13 states left to see. New Mexico was one of these states. In late March, I finally made it to Santa Fe, Taos and to Abiquiú, location of the historic adobe home and studio of Georgia O’Keefe. Stunning.