Staying grounded isn’t emotionally easy. We all have fear or financial uncertainty and suffer from boredom or stress that we didn’t have before the pandemic. So keep me from going too stir crazy, I’ve been posting some travel memories—one each day—from A to Z. I thought I’d put them all together and share them here.
Daydreams of world travel often feature champagne greetings, comfy first-class seats, romantic train rides with stunning scenery, moderate hikes to gorgeous vistas, and contemplative strolls through historic sites that connect your soul with antiquity. But, yeah, you know where we’re going with this one, right?
I just wanted to share my HuffPost Personal article here. This is why I travel like there’s no tomorrow and savor every minute I spend with my loved ones. ~ LiAnn I Spent 4 Weeks Near Death In The ICU. Here’s What I Learned Struggling For My Life. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/near-death-icu_n_5c6efd0ae4b0e2f4d8a3ecf1
I don’t remember visiting a museum before I was nineteen. I took a fashion merchandising course in Europe over the winter interim in college, and our first stop was Paris.
My grandfather was a quiet man with a snarky sense of humor, but what he was more than anything was good man who cared about his family. I remember being a kid and walking around our 10 acre property with him in upstate Pennsylvania. He taught me all about the trees. I remember one thatContinue reading “Remembering Pop”
2017 was an incredible year of travel for us! We hope to keep the momentum going in 2018. Happy New Year and happy travels!
I’m going to miss my old, beat up, extended-page passport, but I am excited to add the first stamp in my new passport with my married name. A new adventure begins! ~ LiAnn
Well the obvious answer is that I’m not Canadian. I’m American. I don’t always feel like I agree with the majority of Americans. Nor do I think the world view of Americans represents who I am. But who does? I love my country. Not with blind national pride, nor with the false idea that livingContinue reading “Why I’ll Never Say I’m Canadian”
“To me, nature is sacred. Trees are my temples and forests are my cathedrals.” ~ Mikhail Gorbachev I wrote an entire blog entry on Pantheism, then shied away from posting it. Instead, I will end my journey through the east with some reflective thoughts and an overtly Pantheistic theme. For the last five years, I’veContinue reading “Reflecting on Travel and Pantheism”