Uncle Vlad’s Pad, Transylvania, and Roamin’ in Romania

Uncle Vlad’s Pad, Transylvania, and Roamin’ in Romania

Transylvania, Vlad the Impaler, Count Dracula... all of this largely fictionalized versions of Romania are just that. Nevertheless, we were in the mountains of Transylvania, in the medieval town of … [Read more...]

Slovenia – 2- 5 October 2016: Savoring Travel

Slovenia – 2- 5 October 2016: Savoring Travel

We don’t do the Slow Travel! We have a new style of travel – Savor Travel –  – to savor the slow pace of travel, enjoying the journey of travel. We like to stroll at a leisurely pace and taking the … [Read more...]

My Beautiful Aleppo

My Beautiful Aleppo

Beautiful Aleppo with your generous people who welcomed me into your homes, fed me dates and tea as we laughed together.   My ancient Aleppo that I would wander through in the … [Read more...]

Mesmerized by Sunset in Zadar and Tennis Junkie on the Road

Mesmerized by Sunset in Zadar and Tennis Junkie on the Road

Mesmerized by  Zadar on the coast of Croatia. On first appearance it seems that too much of the city is modern, with large parts of the original old town destroyed during WWII.  Like in almost all … [Read more...]

Zadar – 21 September 2016 World Peace Day = Zadar

Zadar – 21 September 2016 World Peace Day = Zadar

World peace day in Zadar. Last night Zoe and I stood out by the Sea Organ and the water front of Zadar.  We handed out the poem 100 Flowers of Peace. We watched the sunset over the Adriatic. Our quiet … [Read more...]

Split and Diocletian’s Palace – September 2016

Split and Diocletian’s Palace – September 2016

If it were intact it would be one of grandest palaces in world and certainly one of the seven wonders of the world. Imagine if the Taj Mahal were only the walls. Or, if Angkor Watt, was only the … [Read more...]

Sleeping in the Graveyard of Glasgow Cathedral

Sleeping in the Graveyard of Glasgow Cathedral

The cathedral graveyard with its oaks and sinewy trees nestled with bones, a perfect place for eternal rest. Next to the grave of John Williams and family who passed on over 200 years … [Read more...]

Traveling and Gymnastic Gyrations of Girls of Glasgow

Traveling and Gymnastic Gyrations of Girls of Glasgow

31 August 8 am Wednesday - Glasgow: Reflections on the Imperative to Travel I've traveled most of my life, in one way or another. As a poet and artist, my travels are of the mind and spirit. As a … [Read more...]

Glorious Scotland – My Beloved Lady

Glorious Scotland – My Beloved Lady

“My Beloved Brooding Lady – Edinburgh”   Rising up glorious in the hills of Scotland. Tucked between sea and ancient lands.   Brooding in the too brief brilliant … [Read more...]

GOLD STAR MOTHERS OF AMERICA

  With much respect…   I’d like to propose another level and order of Gold Star Mothers   One whose children were killed by the war against the poor.   Their … [Read more...]