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Two of my favorite Bukowski poems

Two of my favorite Bukowski poems

If you have never read Charles Bukowski now is the time to start. He is one of my favorite poets that has inspired me over the years. I continue to discover new poems of his but these two will always hold a special place in […]

West Fork Trail, Sedona AZ

West Fork Trail, Sedona AZ

I love getting to explore locally in my own backyard and so I made the trek out to find this scenic trail North of Sedona. It’s most popular during Spring and Fall when the trees and landscape are the most vibrant colors. Despite missing some of […]

Puerto Rico, A Little Bit of Everything

Puerto Rico, A Little Bit of Everything

This island is packed with things to do and adventures for every type. My trip to PR involved traveling with locals and friends who knew where all the great spots were (and some places I can’t even recall). However, I got a taste of everything and saw […]

Love and Longing

Love and Longing

A poem from my ebook, Love and Longing:   “There was a softness I discovered within myself when I was learning how to love again. Sometimes there are ways of saying words, and then there are ways of just your smile that deemed words insignificant. […]

Costa Rica, the Pura Vida way.

Costa Rica, the Pura Vida way.

Costa Rica, the small country with big features. I travelled here twice in 2012 and still have dreams of this beautiful place. The small town I stayed in is called Santa Teresa, and is located on the Northern Peninsula off the Pacific side. It takes a […]

Two Days In Zion

Two Days In Zion

Since I’m from the Phoenix area it only made sense to take a road trip up North through Page, AZ and then stay near another beautiful National Park. Passing through Page, AZ I was able to visit the iconic Horseshoe Bend and the photogenic Antelope Canyon […]

Everything You Need To Know About Antelope Canyon.

Everything You Need To Know About Antelope Canyon.

Yes, it’s gorgeous. Some of you may do your homework and find what tours you’re interested in or if you’re still debating to tour the upper vs lower canyon. Let me explain. I chose the Lower Antelope canyon because of how easy it is to access […]

Love and Longing

Love and Longing

“Trace, trace, trace down my spine the world with your fingertips. You laugh, How far do you want to go? All the way to Thailand… You graze the back of my leg, now where? Press your palms in to the small of my back, crescent […]

Measuring Loneliness

Measuring Loneliness

To imagine that I feel what the mountains and the oceans must feel and yet I am so small in comparison, do you even notice? How am I to exist and thrive in my solitude for centuries to come when I can’t even get through […]

Mad Girl’s Love Song

Mad Girl’s Love Song

“I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my lids and all is born again. (I think I made you up inside my head.) The stars go waltzing out in blue and red, And arbitrary blackness gallops in: I shut my […]

Pura Vida

Pura Vida

“…A lifestyle that brings joy, happiness and calmness to your mind and body.”