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Back in the USA... (Entry #29)

I RETURNED TO THE UNITED STATES in September of 2014. It had only been two months since I had quit my job as a Microbiologist to travel the world. 782 more words


Knee Deep

BEING A STRANGER in a strange land ignited my creative fires…

Knee Deep is a poem inspired by my experiences in Vietnam.

Knee Deep in Vietnam… 910 more words

Vietnam Vixen... (Entry #28)

I - I was in search of
E – Even dreaming of
T – Travel, art, & love
N – No one can stop… 611 more words


The Hutongs

I WROTE THIS POEM in response to the disappearance of the hutongs in Beijing. Hutongs are alleys, formed by rows of buildings surrounding courtyards where old Beijing residents live. 298 more words


Back in Beijing... (Entry #27)

WITHIN FIVE MONTHS I had been to Beijing twice. That says a lot for the appeal and draw this old world city has on people. The city is renowned for its opulent palaces, temples, parks and gardens, tombs, walls and gates, and its art treasures and universities have made it a center of culture and art in China. 618 more words


Shanghai Princess... (Entry #26)

I BECAME A SHANGHAI PRINCESS in August of 2014. Armed with only my rock climbing equipment and 4 dresses… I boarded a plane headed for my home country. 469 more words


24 hours in Athens, Greece... (Entry #25)

ATHENS  is where I spent my last 24 hours while I was in Greece. Although my time was short, I was able to see the Parthenon, Acropolis Museum, Acropolis, Temple of Hephaestus, and Erechtheion. 354 more words