Canoeing Down the Brandywine River

I had on my summer bucket list this year, going canoeing or kayaking down a river. I did it about 10 years ago and remember having fun. We went back to Northbrook Canoe… Continue reading

Sunflower Field; Philly

A car wash about an hour west of Philadelphia’s downtown has created for the past few summers a sunflower field next to its business and it is gorgeous. The field is open to… Continue reading

My 5 Favorite Travel Instagramers

There are a few accounts on Instagram that bring their A game on the quality of their travel feed and in particular their photos and I thought I would share 5 that inspire… Continue reading

A Stroll through Old San Juan

For my birthday we took a short trip to San Juan to soak up some sea. One afternoon we strolled through Old San Juan, shopped and had popsicles. I imagine that Old San… Continue reading

Details from El Yunque National Forest

On a recent trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico we took a trip to the El Yunque National Forest, the only rainforest in the US Forest System. The forest reminded me so much… Continue reading

15 Fun, Easy & Cheap Adventures for a Great Summer

Summer has unofficially started and I am very excited. I am putting together my summer bucket list as I believe one has to be intentional about fun in today’s fast paced life. Otherwise,… Continue reading

Summer Anticipation 

“Summertime is always the best of what might be.” – Charles Bowden Summer is almost here. We have been having mixed weather but on those hot days, we make sure we go out… Continue reading

Happy Mothers’ Day

  “I will look after you and I will look after anybody you say needs to be looked after, any way you say. I am here. I brought my whole self to you.… Continue reading

Jamaican Backyard

When you live in Jamaica as a child and a young adult, you fail to appreciate the abundance of fruits and vegetables and how pretty the plants and flowers are. On my recent… Continue reading

Bacchanal: Jamaica Carnival 2017

Last weekend, we flew to Jamaica for Carnival and to spend time with friends. I haven’t been to Jamaica Carnival since I lived there in 2000, so this was an extra treat. We… Continue reading