Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #104: Summer 🌴

The past few weeks I’ve spent time going through (and shredding some) old photos. Having spent our 25th anniversary at home last month, I’ve reminisced about past anniversaries and how blessed we have been. We’ve been able to visit Hawaii for three of our anniversaries (#5, #10 and #15). On our 15th anniversary in 2010,…

Travel Destination: Dry Tortugas National Park

In 2012 we flew to Florida and drove down the Florida Keys to Key West. When planing our trip I discovered the Dry Tortugas, located about 70 miles from Key West, and decided to include that in our plans.  The Dry Tortugas is considered an underwater national park, and is 100 square miles in size. …

Island Wise: Book Review …getting my Island Groove on -Part I

I recently discovered a book I purchased in 2007 at Hotel Del Coronado called “Island Wise”.  Lessons in Living from the Islands of the World.  I don’t believe I have read it, and now was the time.  As we recently went through a home remodel (a story for another day), I’ve been trying to pull…