Category Archives: Adventure

Iceland Magic: Geysers

In the land of cold and ice, water vapors betray its hidden seething innards Hot water bubbles to the surface, ready to fill a tea pot But here, a much fiercer force is preparing to emerge. His name is Strokkur. … Continue reading

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Icelandic Elves

Somewhere in the Southwestern part of Iceland… A crater filled with blue water rippled by merciless winds…..green vegetation touched by autumn warmth spilling down the brown and red cone-shaped walls. Tiny elf people hike along the crater rim; some ventured … Continue reading

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Transmogrification – Iceland

Transmogrify – to change, morph, transform. My first trip to Iceland introduced me to a landscape that somehow rattled the portal to ancient memories. Rock, water, mountain – primeval elements transported me back in time, a thousand years ago. Wind, … Continue reading

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Look Up!

This past weekend, I attended the Wings and Wheels event in Bath County, Virginia. It takes place each year at a very small airport, Ingalls Airfield, on a high ridgeline overlooking Bath County, Virginia, and the adjoining mountains of West … Continue reading

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The Spice of Life

I love spices – part of the allure of travel includes exploring another country’s cuisine with its different spices. For my own cooking, I use lots of home-grown herbs and spices: onions and garlic in baskets, dried basil, tarragon, sage, … Continue reading

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