My Heart and You – Manuscript

Writing this book has been a hard and difficult journey for me, every time I went back to the pages to resume writing after Ali’s death I was met with a resurgence of heart ache. I prayed one evening for… Read moreMy Heart and You – Manuscript

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Five hours in Hanoi Vietnam

When you have an eight hour (five of those hours do not have to be behind boarding gates) layover at the Noi Bai International airport in Hanoi, Vietnam (en-route to Cambodia from Seoul) why sit in the airport?– Go sight-seeing… Read moreFive hours in Hanoi Vietnam

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My Heart and You – Chapter 13

I cannot explain how good it felt to write today. We are in the middle of a tropical storm with still three more days of rain, wind, thunder, and lightning to go, so I took a “stay in bed” day…. Read moreMy Heart and You – Chapter 13

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Carnival Dream

It certainly has been a long time since my last ship visit – October 2016 in fact. This time I was a guest for a day on Carnival Dream and this time it was my first ship visit without Ali… Read moreCarnival Dream

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Chichen Itza – Mexico

Part three: Chichen Itza; the first and most important rules – take a hat, cap, or umbrella, sunblock and lots of water it gets blistering hot as you walk between the ruins. The ruins or temples were built by the… Read moreChichen Itza – Mexico

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Ik Kil cenote and Valladolid – Mexico

Part Two: From Las Coloradas we backtracked to Chichen Itza and checked into the Hotel Dolores & Alba. Along the Chichen Itza highway, there are numerous hotels, but book in advance as this is a very busy tourist destination area…. Read moreIk Kil cenote and Valladolid – Mexico

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Las Coloradas – Mexico

Part One: Easter weekend was the perfect opportunity for a road trip in Mexico, and thus we packed (as little as possible), hopped onto the ferry from Cozumel Island to Playa del Carmen, where we hired a car. There will… Read moreLas Coloradas – Mexico

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My Heart and You – Forging on

As most of you know and have read in previous blogs, I was up to chapter twelve in writing ‘My Heart and You‘ when my dearly beloved Ali passed away on September 1, 2017. I could not bring myself to… Read moreMy Heart and You – Forging on

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2017 to 2018

It has been a year I honestly find very difficult to put into words.     My yearning to be in Ali’s arms again is immense and the thought of starting a new year without him is leaving me with… Read more2017 to 2018

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Posada Viena Hotel – a little gem in Mexico City

Mexico City is an incredible city with so much going on. In case you missed my previous blog on it, you can read it here. But this time I was here on personal business and did not have the time… Read morePosada Viena Hotel – a little gem in Mexico City

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