Houston is typically associated with oil – not art, with commerce – not contemplation. But they came together in the Rothko Chapel. It was oil money that enabled this unique sanctuary for meditation. And a whole set of museums in Houston.Continue Reading →
Art in the outdoors – fresh air, green grass, blossoming trees, sculptures of people, horses, birds, family medallions, mythical gods and goddesses, and an endless array of imaginative creatures await you. Where?Continue Reading →
I was dreading the drive through Kansas on my cross-country road trip. Everyone said – it’s as flat as a pancake, you’ll have to pinch yourself to stay awake. I was on the last leg, from Ohio to Colorado. A straight road ran to the horizon with no end in sight. Then …Continue Reading →
On the 5th leg of a many-legged journey: from Ohio to Michigan to New York State to Virginia to North Carolina to Texas: from the cold blustery north to the tropical palm-treed south.Continue Reading →
Paris: The city of love, where people like to be close. Paris: Host to 27 million tourists a year. Paris: With the seventh busiest metro system in the world with 1.5 billion annual passenger rides.
Given all that, at Metro stations, Parisians have found a way to get some space – maybe, sometimes.Continue Reading →
For Julie Riedmiller, a solo from Denver, and a seasoned traveler, the answer is “yes.” Going to Machu Picchu and trekking the mountains of Peru inspired her to create a new life plan – study Spanish, become fluent, and return to South America for a year.Continue Reading →
When you look up and see the sun flashing on a million pine needles creating diamonds in air, that is when you’re glad to be solo – to be wide-eyed, in awe without distraction.Continue Reading →
Sitting just off the shore in Lake Erie, Presque Isle State Park has miles of sandy beach on the north side, with beach grasses, trees, and gentle waves lapping. A great place to walk, especially off season.Continue Reading →
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