Roaming The World And Home Sweet Home

Summer 2016:   My nomad goal is somewhat achieved this year.  It began the day after the winter semester concluded in late April.  The two weeks+ at our retreat in Western Canada  were perfect before summer classes started.  The still snow-capped mountains were the best cure!  to top up, I was also rewarded with a sighting of a large Grizzly near Lake Louise area the day before my departure!  Until we see wildlife in their own habitat, we do not know that feeling of how precious this earth is, how our eyesight holds the most beautiful images of life in front of us. Despite the insane beats of summer courses, I was able to produce a couple of paintings then again boarding a flight to tour a series of cities in Europe.  Added to many we have visited before were a few more in France, Italy & Spain.  As I walked the town of Alicante with its unique fortress/castle atop a mountain, viewed the excessive wealth displayed in yachts lining the shore of Monaco, navigated the narrow paths in Calviā€¦I thought of the vast differences between the two continents.  Rome was so full of ruins and relics right in the middle of […]
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