No Visitors are Allowed but Wait!
Have you ever heard of Niihau? This is the smallest inhabited Hawaiian island being just 12 miles long, a total of 45 square miles in all. Like all the other Hawaiian Islands, it enjoys a lovely panorama of beautiful tropical foliage and white sand beaches. What makes
FOOD FOR THOUGHT!
Sitting here daydreaming
MOBILES FOR MONKS?
Walking along one of the streets in Thimpu, Bhutan, I came across these three Buddhist monks at a cell phone store. For some reason this image amused me. I was under the impression that monks are people who separate themselves from society by either living alone
The Olympics and My Ice-Skating Career
The Olympics are over now but watching the skating venues took me back to a special time in my life. Viewing the Olympics skating competitions is so enjoyable because ice skating as a youngster had a very special place in my heart. We lived in the San
How About a Unique Trip to Welcome Springtime?
As the daylight hours grow longer in Canada’s Northwest Territories, there is a very special event coming soon. The annual Snowking Winter Festival opens on March 1, 2022, now in its 27th year. A festival thoroughly enjoyed by old and young alike. What makes this festival so
Why did I get a kick out of Bumthang?
Where is Bumthang? It is located in a country I love, Bhutan. Why is there joy in my heart when thinking about Bhutan? One reason is the people are so friendly, so many exquisite ancient buildings, plus the country, tucked in the Himalayas between India and China,