Lisbon can be an odd choice for tourists. While its origins predate most of the other European capital cities (including London, Rome, and Paris), there is little in the way of historical sites and attractions. While it was once one of the largest cities in Europe and the starting point for many of the Portuguese […]
There’s a Seeker Born Every Minute…
I’ve spent most of my life seeking answers to the age-old questions in our lives. So far the only answer I have is, “There’s a Seeker born every minute.” So while I have no more answers than before, I have gained experience and maybe even a little wisdom through the years.
I use this site to document interesting (at least to me!) aspects of my life, my attempts to learn new things, and just rant when the mood strikes me. There is nothing earth-shattering or exciting on these pages; I live a blissfully boring life. But there may be some nuggets of inspiration for the hardy few.
Blogging thoughts as we head into a new year. What now?
“I see a lot of fog and a few lights. I like it when life’s hidden. It gives you a chance to imagine nice things, nicer than they are.” — Ben Hecht One of the many joys of having dogs is waking up and taking them out first thing in the morning. This day we […]
After all the recent celebrities committing suicide in the last few months, I’ve been thinking of my personal battles with depression and anxiety. I never suffered from depression growing up. An introvert? Definitely, but my bouts of depression and anxiety only occurred in the last few years. I consider myself lucky as I’ve never been […]
I’m always amazed by the positive power of the morning. As the sun climbs over the horizon and the first rays of light touch the world around me, it whispers the promise of our greatest blessing; a new day, a fresh start that Nature gives us every 24 hours.
During one of our day trips from Florence was a few hours visiting the city of Siena. A few hours is not long enough to discover a city like Siena, but it provided a glimpse into this famous Tuscan town, with the promise we might return one day to explore it further.
“Avoid fraternizing with people who don’t share your values. Prolonged association with those with false ideas can only tarnish your thinking.” –Epictetus