Shwedagon Paya – Yangon, Myanmar, March 2019

Today I visited Shwedagon Paya, one of Buddhism’s most sacred sites. “Legend has it that there’s been a stupa on Singuttara Hill for 2600 years…” Lonely Planet, Myanmar (Burma). Part of my morning ritual (at home and abroad) is pulling two cards from Kayce S. Hughlett  soulstrolling inspiration deck  – adding focus to my day. Prior…

Hydra, Greece, October 2018

What is it about the sea that makes my heart happy? I am here now. My soulstrolling friend, Kayce Stevens Hughlett, and I, said ‘yes’ to a writers retreat on Hydra, one of the Saronic Islands, located in the Aegean Sea. Aboard the Flying Dolphin from Piraeus we pulled 2 cards from the soulstrolling inspiration…

“Kalimera” Nafplio, Galaxidi, Delphi, Eleusis – October, 2018

“Kalimera,” Welcome.  Kayce Stevens Hughlett and I had begun our soulstrolling Greece adventure. After meeting at the Athens airport, we drove our Nissan Micro to the beautiful seaport town of Nafplio, near the north end of the Argolic Gulf, in the Peloponnese region. Kyveli Suites was our ‘home’ for the night (thanks to Vanessa Sage for the recommendation). After…

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Listen, Before the day in all its sunlit energy bursts through the shuttered windows. Listen, As the hummingbirds, sparrows and robins converse about issues in the ‘hood.’ Listen, As the gentle morning breeze waltzes with the trees. Listen, As the red geraniums share their sensory delight, Grounding to the earth. Listen, To the melody of pine,…

When you go SoulStrolling in Venice, Italy

“SoulStroller (n.) A person who is present to life in all its intricate details, who listens to the voice of his or her heart and pays attention with all the senses…” Kayce Stevens Hughlett, SoulStroller: experiencing the weight, whispers and wings of the world. I believe, that if you desire to explore new places and…