Oh, Paris. 💌 Paris, Paris... as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Paris is known as "la ville lumière" or, the city of light. Both because of its leading role during the age of enlightenment, but more literally because Paris was one of the first European cities to adopt gas street lighting. 💡 Paris is a city that … Continue reading Paris, Part 1
These days seem to be filled with choices that tend to minimize the very rich and human complexity of life, choices that simply ask us to draw a line in the sand. 🧐 In my opinion, one of these highly debated, but very much, "man-made" dichotomies, is eating meat. I’ve said it before, I don’t … Continue reading The notion of “AND” vs “OR”
I vividly remember how I felt, driving on the vast freeway from San Antonio to West Texas, watching the lit up night train speed beside me. 🚂 It was very exhilarating, it almost felt like a race, a race I desperately wanted to win. Ahead of me, a Fleetwood Pace Arrow 37c RV, driven by … Continue reading The adVentuRe
When we started this Sabbatical, we told ourselves to keep an open mind and flow with whatever the universe brought us💮. So much of our lives were spent on a schedule - not only filled by our 9 to 5 careers - but also needing to constantly sync up our calendars 📆 to even make … Continue reading The Intent is to Flow…
One of the many reasons I wanted to take this Sabbatical was to really focus on what I'm most passionate about. 😍 Traveling, spending time with family, writing and of course volunteering. Animals, especially dogs 🐶 and elephants 🐘 , are very dear to my heart. Those who know Michael and I, also know our pups, Niko … Continue reading A Helping Hand.
A good friend said the other day: "Good for you for taking care of the business of life!" Hmmn... 🤔 I think she was referring to the decision to quit our corporate jobs! It seems the responses we get when telling people about this Sabbatical varies only slightly. Most are thrilled, 👏🏽 some are a … Continue reading The Business of Life.