Nearly all the best things . . . have been unexpected, unplanned by me. ~ Carl Sandburg The last gold rush began in 1896 when George Cormack went fishing for salmon but found gold nuggets instead. Or so the story goes. Just like that prospector, you often come upon...
Sometimes it’s not about the journey or the destination . . . but about the people you meet along the way. ~ Nishan Panwar Anyone ~ yes, even you ~ can learn to talk easily with locals while traveling. Even in Paris. Doing so can seem scary when people often 1)...
The desire to reach for the sky runs very deep in our human psyche. ~ César Pelli I regard the Eiffel Tower with the same excitement as I once did the Statue of Liberty. As I, maybe, still do. You see, I spent half my life in New York City ~ 10 years of it on Staten...
Life is short but it is wide. ~ Spanish proverb
...God, who got you started in this spiritual adventure,
shares with us the life of his Son and our Master Jesus.
He will never give up on you. Never forget that.
~ 1 Corinthians 1:7-9 MSG
14 SORT OF RANDOM FACTS ABOUT ME
Made in Brooklyn.
Fave Cuisines: Japanese, Southern Italian, and Southern USA.
Certified arts and design nerd who studied decorative arts history at the New York School of Interior Design and art appraisal at NYU.
Earned an M.A. in Latin American Studies and Caribbean Studies with a history concentration at NYU.
And no, I'm not in love with NYU. But I do luv history and languages. Living in NM makes me glad one of them is Spanish.
Fave collectibles: Friends, memories, vintage serveware and fashion accessories.
Fave getaway: Walking city with choice eats, grand old buildings, and lots of art.
Sang with the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir for 14 years.
Served in Bermuda, Europe, Hawaii, and California as a naval officer.
Earned a certificate to teach English as a Second Language from Cambridge University and taught high schoolers in Japan.
Favorite international snack: Dates (Deglet Noor or Medjool) dipped in tahini. With morning coffee, oh.my.goodness.
Fave local snack: Red Chile Southwest Kettle Korn sold at the Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market.