San Gimignano, Italy

“Escape is such a thankful word,” Emily Dickenson One of my favorite parts about traveling is getting deep into the crevices of the little cities surrounded by locals.   I venture off, not just when traveling but when hiking too- “Oh look, a split off, it’s just another 2 miles.”  “Hmm…I wonder where this path will…

Lovely….Venice, Italy

I love the transition of Summer into Fall, the cool breeze wrapping its chilled arms around me.  As I got dressed this morning, I slid my boots on made my way to the kitchen table and gazed out my window into the purple flowers my neighbor has hanging over into my yard. I sat there…