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Visit the Desert Botanical Garden for the Holidays

Visit the Desert Botanical Garden for the Holidays

I’ve visited the Botanical Garden for a few different occasions and I have always had a great time. There are so many events to choose from year round like wine tastings, musical events and my favorite Las Noches de las Luminarias. The garden trail is […]

Love and Longing

Love and Longing

“He said the constellations can fit inside my brown eyes but the slender half moon in my back was the end of it all. He said my beauty was intangible but somehow my small eager hands can manage to grasp the greatness of this world. […]

The Childhood Memory That Never Grows Old

The Childhood Memory That Never Grows Old

When I think of family vacations I always think of the Hotel Del. The iconic white building and red roof with picturesque  windows staring out to the ocean symbolizes my favorite childhood memories. I can recall memories of us kids running across that powdery gold […]

Walla Walla, Washinton – Wine Tasting

Walla Walla, Washinton – Wine Tasting

There are different wine regions worldwide that are sought after by all oenophiles alike. Living in the Southwest I have been interested in my close neighbors and New World wines coming from Napa, Sonoma, Lodi, Willamette, Paso Robles and more. After a trip to Oregon […]

Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park, Canada

So I’ve finally set aside time to share the details on my recent trip to Canada this month. Like everyone else who has heard of Banff, you were probably awe inspired like I was by  a scenic and majestic picture of the famous Lake Louise. […]

Cabo, Mexico

Cabo, Mexico

On the tip of the Baja Peninsula there’s a laid back town with endless ocean views. Cabo San Lucas is a Desert oasis thats sprawled against the contrasting blue ocean. Whatever you’re interested in, Cabo will definitely fill your wish list. Hiking, swimming, boat excursions, restaurant hopping, […]

Love and Longing

Love and Longing

“Moonchild, what embers glow underneath your skin tonight? In your defiant stillness, for who will you release those tight lips? The ocean waves worship you, but what do you care when the sun is always chasing your light instead? You seek solace in your lovers […]

Superstition Mountains

Superstition Mountains

This mountain range is East of Phoenix with options to explore hiking, mountain biking, climbing, or horseback riding. It has also become one of my favorites. The natural beauty, variety of trails, and seclusion from rest of the world makes me feel amazing and coming […]

After Life

After Life

We met in the middle somewhere between your youthful heart and my old soul, and we counted kisses not our passing days. I imagined our love was like a river crossing over each other, back and forth, running in parallel… and then consuming each other. […]

Snow-dona, a Christmas miracle

Snow-dona, a Christmas miracle

I’m an Arizona native so don’t laugh when I say this was my first white Christmas, AND in my home state 🙂 Sedona is so beautiful!

White Christmas in the Southwest

White Christmas in the Southwest

Merry Christmas from Sedona! It’s been years since it has snowed on Christmas Day here. If you’re not from AZ then you should know how unique this is. It’s so magical seeing the fresh snow against the red rocks. Enjoy the photos, I’ll be adding […]

Love by Pablo Neruda

Love by Pablo Neruda

So many days, oh so many days seeing you so tangible and so close, how do I pay, with what do I pay? The bloodthirsty spring has awakened in the woods. The foxes start from their earths, the serpents drink the dew, and I go […]