Enchanted Wine

There are special places on this earth that aren’t marked by giant signs, there’s no neon involved or fancy marketing, they just quietly exist. These are the places I live to uncover. This is where enchantment lives, where it originates. Little wellsprings of wonder bubbling up only once in a while and when the bubbles … More Enchanted Wine

Rain in Rishikesh

Day 14, part 2 – “It never rains this time of year.” Back in town it begins to rain. We are headed to another orphanage of sorts for lunch. Odd, you would think, but there is an exceptional little cafe that helps support this effort. This is our first stop of the afternoon. Sort of. … More Rain in Rishikesh

From Here to There

Day four: travel day. The interesting thing about travel within India is the concept if time and its elasticity. Within each city, travel time is usually accurate. Rickshaw and taxi drivers will do anything in their power to get you to your destination in the time they have estimated. Since there seem to be no … More From Here to There

Magical Entry

Oviedo, FL: On a dirt road near my home there are five acre plots of land, each with one home. These are not ginormous new money monuments to consumerism homes. These are off the grid within the city limits style homes. Big vegetable gardens, a couple of goats or cows, unmanicured, natural lawns. Old Florida. … More Magical Entry

Horse Power

I love all animals. I even love insects and arachnids. I don’t love to cuddle with all of them or even get close enough to touch them, but I have an appreciation and affinity for all creatures. I am not really a horse person. I know many people who are and they speak convincingly of … More Horse Power

On the Road

To say that transporation is interesting throughout India would be a gross understatement. I saw very little evidence of traffic laws or directional signs yet there were also no accidents. Sharing the road goes way beyond allowing bicycles some space.