Fair Haired Warrior – Welcome Finn

Fair Haired Warrior – Welcome Finn

I am a Warrior When I think of a warrior, I think of olden times with someone carrying a shield and a sword fighting a battle.  I think of the movie Braveheart with Mel Gibson from 1995.  Where he leads the Scottish against the English monarch.  I think of those...
Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia

The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona had to be one of my favorite experiences on our recent European trip.  Words can not describe the stunning beauty and the respect for religion in this true tourist site.  It was amazing, and such a spiritual experience for all of us...
Florence, Italy – David

Florence, Italy – David

Port Day 3 of our Disney, Mediterranean Adventure ported in Livorno, Italy.  As like the other mornings we met early in a designated location and checked in for our group.  Today’s tour was Florence and Michael Angelo.  In planning this adventure we let our boys...
Costner ~ Just a boy and his Dog

Costner ~ Just a boy and his Dog

My senior year of High school, Bette Midler’s, Wind beneath My wings, was popular.  So popular that for graduation it was sung.  I remember listening to the song during graduation, of course knowing the lyrics well, feeling emotional and thinking so many people who...
Finding a Needle in a Haystack in Florence, Italy

Finding a Needle in a Haystack in Florence, Italy

Finding a Needle in a Haystack Of all the things we could have done while spending the afternoon in Florence, Italy, I decide I must be a contestant on the Amazing Race and had just been given some clue that seems impossible to figure out but I’m like all over...
Mountserrat Day Trip – Barcelona, Spain

Mountserrat Day Trip – Barcelona, Spain

Mountserrat, Spain On a gorgeous Sunday, we took a day trip up the mountain to Mountserrat with our guide, Rosa – a local to Barcelona and our apartment host.  It was stunning and I wouldn’t have wanted to spend my birthday any other way.  Rosa gave a tour...
Capri, Italy ~ Stunning Coastal Beauty

Capri, Italy ~ Stunning Coastal Beauty

Capri, Italy was breathtaking.  A small island located off the coast of Naples, Italy, takes approx 50 to 80 minutes to reach by boat depending on whether you take a regular ferry or hydrofoil.  The island is most known for it’s citrus specifically lemons and...
Do You Suppose She is a Wildflower?

Do You Suppose She is a Wildflower?

If you remember the tale of Alice in Wonderland, then you may recall the line “Do You Suppose She is a Wildflower?” The chaos of the movie is brilliant and the individual stories literally running through it is a marvel of experiences. Whenever I think of...
Oakland, California Good Times with Friends

Oakland, California Good Times with Friends

On Day two of our California Adventure vacation we took some time to visit friends and take in a MLB.  I was spoiled as a kid and went all the time.  It wasn’t that I was a huge baseball fan, but when you grow up in the San Francisco Bay area, you cheer on your...
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