Inspirations from Artists and Authors, Friends and Family, People and Places

From around home to around the world

We’re jubilados (Spanish for retirees) on the alert for inspiration from our travels be they near (the kitchen) or far (Cape Horn)

Loving Roni Horn’s “Vatnasafn/Library of Water”

Stykkishólmur, Stokkseyri, Stöðvarfjörður, all names of Icelandic places starting with “St.” Like an English adjective applicable to me. Planning our trip to Iceland, I stupidly screwed

Utah ArchAngel Tim Martin

“People have called me an angel for flying them through an arch—and I got called other names from the ones who think they want to

10 Small Good Things from 2022

Happy New Year! On this first day of 2023, let others pen New Year’s resolutions. Why bother when stats show that by Valentine’s Day, 80% of

Joy in the World

Every year during this holiday season, I’m on a quest to recapture the spontaneous joy it gave my childhood. The excitement of concerts, the crystal

Let it Glow

“You should write about it mom,” Lynn kept telling me.  About growing up in the dark. Not having electricity until I was six years old!