“When one encounters enough strangeness, then what is strange ultimately becomes familiar. The mind can accommodate itself to almost anything, given time: pain, grief, loss, even the possibility that the dead talk to the living.” John Connolly Have you ever visited … [Read more...] about Adventure Part 19 – The Basque Country
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Great persons, like great empires, leave their mark on history.” Janet Wallach Toledo and Salamanca are both ancient. When the sun is in just the right spot, these walled cities are surrounded by a golden glow, like two dowager Queens basking in the desert sun. I was … [Read more...] about Adventure Part 18 – Toledo and Salamanca, Spain
The sooner you accept the fact that you have to take care of yourself, the better it will be. He's gone. You used to know how to do this. You can do it again. Put your big girl panties on and get the f@#$ out of bed. You know he'd tell you the same thing, so just … [Read more...] about Someone Take Care of Me. Oh Wait, I’m Someone.
Travel brings power and love back into your life. Rumi I've had a lot of people compare my travel year to Eat-Pray-Love. There are similarities, and since I love that book and Elizabeth Gilbert, I'm cool with the comparison. And after a month in Spain, I'm absolutely … [Read more...] about Adventure Part 17 – Madrid, Spain
"Living is art. Breathing and heart beating is music. Seeing is painting the world with our eyes. Touching is sculpting the shape of everything. Life is the most intense art of all." Jacob Nordby One of my Adventure goals was to experience as many beautiful things as … [Read more...] about Art Therapy – A Grief Recovery Project Post
Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles. Roy T. Bennett Do you remember when I posted this photo promising I'd find my fairytale Christmas? Well, it looks like Debenhams was right, starting with my choice … [Read more...] about Adventure Part 16 – Vienna, Austria