The Passion of Flamenco, It Holds You Fast

Sevilla, EspaƱa All around you, swift, so swift, it comes, it goes, and then returns … you think you hold it fast, it flees you think you’re free, it holds you fast.

Mr. Edwards and the Open Road, #Friday Fictioneers

Every time I think I can’t possibly find a story within the photo prompt, Mr. Edwards, my novel time traveler, nudges me and begs for another 100 words.  The poor man tries to squeeze every last thrill out of his 100 word life.  We should all do the same. Will he ever get the girl?…

Sailing in Alaska with Sound Sailing, The Princess Addition

  This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never all dried at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal sunset, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls. John Muir There is…

Healthy Strategies For Eating Out, Let’s Be Honest

I wrote this post a few weeks ago and boy do I need this advice myself. STAT! I’m celebrating my 32nd wedding anniversary in Hawaii and there are ample opportunities to eat out. I have a small galley kitchen where I can prepare simple meals but it’s soooooo easy to go out to eat. In…

Sisterhood of the Traveling Wine Glass, Day 2, Platypus Tours

Day Two with “The sisterhood of the traveling wine glass.” We had no plans for our second day in Napa so my sister suggested a full day wine tasting tour with Platypus Wine Tours. I admit I was reluctant to spend a day with strangers on a short bus driving around Napa, but in the…