In 2006 I had begun the discernment process for locating my rightful geographic home. By the time my corporate pink slip arrived I had spent two years researching and taking recon trips to five different cities in southern California. Having crossed them off my list, in February 2008 I visited Sarasota, Florida, at the urging of a friend who winters in a neighboring town. Though Florida had never been on my radar, only minutes in Sarasota I knew I’d found home.
Everything you need to know to enjoy your trip to Italy is in my Conversational Italian for Travelers books!
Keep moving. Your next big thing may be just around the corner.
Night is my time…am not a vampire but i am a Night Rider….!
Paris is a place in which we can forget ourselves, reinvent, expunge the dead weight of our past.
My friends think I’m outgoing, but I don’t travel as much outside as I do from the inside.
Wandering is not limited to geography. Also an altered state of consciousness, it allows a disembodied self to drift on currents of collective awareness with minimal attachment to the physical world. This state of wander tapped imaginative faculties that opened me to a freedom of being only previously experienced through travel.
…all the disadvantages of good roads: high speed, and almost total lack of that inspiring factor in travel — the welcoming hand of the interested stranger.
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
People around the world were moving from one place to another. No one was staying.