Experiencing the World –

Near & Far

My 10th Anniversary Buddhist Marriage Blessing

I wanted to do something special and romantic for my husband while we were in Thailand as part of our trip through Southeast Asia to our 10th wedding anniversary.  We are so grateful to have found each other and have this time together that I could not let this milestone pass without marking it in …

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Thailand – a country seeking “hugs”.

  The importance of a hug. We have all heard of the various studies performed over the years making it clear that each of us benefits from the touch of another human being.  Even more important than the constant rush of sexual contact are the daily small gestures that let us know that we are …

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My amazing african safari – the people!

You cannot appreciate the land without appreciating the people of that land. Each and every one of people we met, from the youngest to the elderly, had a great respect for the land and its inhabitants.  When we were out in the bush surrounded by the beauty of the land, we listened with our hearts …

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My amazing African safari – the sights, sounds and scenery!

I love to travel!   While I have traveled a lot, I know there is so much more to see in the world.  When I hear stories from my friends about places they have visited, I only add more locations to the list of places to visit – you know the expression “So many places, …

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My first trip to Paris

Visiting Paris was a no-brainer for me. I will never forget my first trip out of the country.  I had traveled around the United States for work as a speaker, consultant, and instructor in my field of contracts. However, the lure of traveling to Europe was a constant dream.  It was 1984 and I had …

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