Everyday Life, Health

Saying Goodbye

Grandparents are the foundation of our foundation, yet we don't often have the opportunity to get to know them.  They watch us grow, sometimes from a distance and they give us little nuggets of wisdom from time to time, but as a child or even an adolescent, we don't take full advantage of this experience.… Continue reading Saying Goodbye

Stateside, Travel

Hidden Beauty

It's so funny how sometimes the most beautiful things are hidden in the most unexpected places.  During a recent trip to Miami, I was introduced to Cauley Square, a little-hidden gem in South Miami. According to Wikipedia, Cauley Square Historic Village is one of most notable spots that built up along one of the stops… Continue reading Hidden Beauty

International, Travel

St. Giles Cathedral

When entering into the Cathedral, I was greeted by a very large sign requesting that no photos be taken until a 2 GBP fee was paid for a photography permit.  It stated that the fee would be used to fund the upkeep of the church which was founded in the 12th century.  So, I walked… Continue reading St. Giles Cathedral

International, Travel

Early Morning in Edinburgh

The weather was brisk and a bit less rainy this day, so I set out to walk the city. I didn't really have much of a destination, I just picked a direction and started walking.  Below is the Elephant House, probably best known as one of the coffee shops where J. K. Rowling wrote the… Continue reading Early Morning in Edinburgh