Tag Archives: midlife travel

Reflecting on Lent in Italy at the Aversa Cathedral

“Art used to be made in the name of faith. We made cathedrals, we made stained-glass windows, we made murals.” – Julia Cameron It was Lent when we visited Italy. Perusing through my travel journal on the anniversary of our trip, … Continue reading

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Return to Disney – A Midlife travel journal entry

“We’re going to Disney!” Yeah – I said that. Via text. It was an extended weekend, whirlwind-trip, that started with my youngest daughter. She researched for some military discounts we qualified for, and I started making calls and reservations. Hotel … Continue reading

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Naked and afraid to eat

“Clothes make a man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” – Mark Twain Well, Mr. Twain, I beg to differ. Little did you know that we’d have naked dating shows, naked real estate shows and naked survival … Continue reading

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Steps, stones and serenity in Positano

“Positano bites deep. It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have gone.” – John Steinbeck, 1953 If you have ever had the opportunity to visit Positano, the words … Continue reading

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The spiritual experience of discovering Italy

When I sat down to write this post, I was outside typing away on my laptop. Something about the blue sky and gentle breeze reminded me of our trip to Italy. We’ve been back for a few months now, yet … Continue reading

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