poetry

How Hiking Clears The Mind For Poetry

The urge to lace up my hiking shoes, tight, to explore, to rid myself of unbalance drove me to the hills. During the hike my mind cleared and I thought of poetry. I usually keep a small notebook with me and jotted some lines down whenever I took a break. After the hike, I felt… Continue reading How Hiking Clears The Mind For Poetry

Family, Parenting, Travel

An Amazing Family Time at Rocky Mountain National Park

To be 100% truthful, hiking is not my idea of a vacation nor is it my first thought on 'where can I celebrate my birthday.' The idea to spend my birthday vacation was a¬†combination of visiting my kids in Denver and the news articles I'd read about the 100th birthday of the U.S. National Parks.… Continue reading An Amazing Family Time at Rocky Mountain National Park