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Scenic Overlook (Wordless Haiku)

Composed for the Wordless Haiku prompt at Ronovan Writes.  The goal of “wordless haiku” is to illustrate a haiku in the form of a rebus – no words or symbols allowed in the illustration. 76 more words


Oh My Goodness!  Where has the summer gone?!  How has it taken me this long to get Seattle photos uploaded….?

A two-day work trip Seattle found me with a couple of hours to walk around the famous Pike Place Market!   72 more words


Green is the new white

Goodbye white sandy beaches, lets add some color to your beach retreat. Green sand the product of spewed greenish stones called olivine from a 49,000-year-old volcano called Pu’u Mahana. 16 more words

Local Public Eatery

Local Public Eatery is right on Cornwall across the street from Kits Beach.  It is a local hot spot largely because of it’s great food, energetic vibe and late night hours.   56 more words

Casual Dining


After we cooked in the sun at Fort Necessity (see here), it was just a 15 minute drive to Ohiopyle State Park. I’d been white water rafting there as a kid, and while this is definitely not my cup of tea, I could totally see why it would be fun on a hot summer day if you don’t fear death by rocks in class 4 rapids. 488 more words


A day full of the surprises

A few weeks ago my cousin Jessie sent me an email that she would be coming to Helsinki with her husband, Olivier. It was the beginning to what would become a wonderful day and adventure that did not really go according to plan but turned out so much better. 803 more words

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