My story posted in Epicurean-Traveler.com Jolt Your Senses: 72 Hours in San Mateo County
Arizona’s mountain tapestry enveloped us as we approached. Saguaros raised an arm-or multiples-in hello. The ocotillo’s crimson halo and gown of green enticed. This is to be our home! The steps leading up to this moment were quick ones. As the town approached and we emerged from our caravan of two with our golden retriever, … More New in Town
CARMEL-by-the-SEA!!!!!! see my post in Epicurean-Traveler.com: http://epicurean-traveler.com/character-in-carmel/
Kindness is all-powerful. One day two decades later, an individual elects to write about a high school experience. In the story, a reaction to recent and ongoing sorrowful tragedies, compromised interpersonal relationships and bullying, you read that one child had a positive effect on another at a vulnerable age. Something compelled Michael Miller to recall that positive human interaction. The author’s youthful perception of … More A Positive High School Memory
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Massive oaks are not the only mighty giants that emerged along the scenic Cane River in Louisiana North. A slave’s daughter, Clementine Hunter first picked up oils at the age of 54 while cleaning the artists’ residence. Her artistic legacy depicts plantation life in vivid color. Upstairs in the African House at Melrose Plantation is a … More 5 Faces of Louisiana North
Ken died one evening in August as Hurricane Isaac grew strength in Florida. During the day, grandchildren Brad and Mason kayaked in the floods that overcame Wellington. Hospice caregivers and delivery of supplies and medications were ineffective against nature. His wife and family, mounting a much stronger defense against the storm, were at his side as he … More Lessons from Ken