Crossing Our Rubicon

Crossing the Gulf Stream and sailing to lands beyond has always been the plan, but there have been so many little steps to get us to this one that it has always seemed too distant to actually be our reality.  However, the wind is changing early this week, so that means the elusive opportunity is…

Taking Florida at a Run

We were hoping for an early arrival into southern Florida warmer weather, but didn’t make it as planned before a storm holed us up just north of Daytona Beach.   No worries though- nothing a little bit of comfort food couldn’t help get us through the day of heavy rain 🙂   Here’s a pic…

Creatures and Castles

JEKYLL ISLAND, GA Conspiracy theory friends (or those who are interested in unpeeling some of the layers of  public awareness), I had one of those surreal moments the other day where I walked through time to the late 1800’s/ early 1900’s and saw  the infamous Jekyll Island Club… for those of you who aren’t familiar…

A Bit of STILLNESS

There was a recent AP article Travis and I came upon the other night– one that a renowned world globetrotter shared his foremost opinion on the best place to travel: Nowhere- that amongst all of the multi-tasking, constantly connected, airport-hopping lifestyles we need STILLNESS. Half of me agrees with him, the other half still yearns to see…

Phase II: Offshore Slogging

I know I spoke briefly last post about our time at Wrightsville Beach, NC.  Truth be told- we were there to capture a quick shot of my nephew serving a mission in the Raleigh NC area- currently stationed at the Hampstead Ward which was relatively close to shore (a mere 6 miles away:).  So we…