Adventures in Guatemala

These are the craziest roads. Each seat is crammed with three people; we twist and turn through the hills of Guatemala at a speed faster than I am comfortable with. It is like constantly playing the corners game; hold on so you don’t fall off your seat, brace as your momentum attempts to carry youContinue reading “Adventures in Guatemala”

St. Louis for 7 Hours, Then Home

ROAD TRIP RULES: #1 – The amount of time spent in transit must be equal to or less than the amount of time spent at destination. #2 – Please refer to Rule #1 Okay, okay, I hear your guffaw from here. Yes, I am aware of the existence of other rules. Not to mention, there are suggestions,Continue reading “St. Louis for 7 Hours, Then Home”

A Date in Copenhagen

It was his shaggy light brown hair and his hidden smile, which I could tell wanted to break out, that drew me to him. He sat alone on the ledge with his back against the glass, his hard, shiny carry-on suitcase in front of him. Though he looked content enough with his solitude, I noticed himContinue reading “A Date in Copenhagen”

“Elementary,” Said He

Reading is my obsession.  It is an addiction, a fixation, a passion in my life. Without relent, reading has been something I spend more time doing than is likely considered healthy. During college, it was easy to tell I had an important paper, project or exam soon because I could be found reading a book fromContinue reading ““Elementary,” Said He”

Vintage Paris – The Future is Bright

Vintage Paris.  It’s a café here in Branson, both a coffee shop and a wine bar. Which, I must admit, is a fabulous combination. It means if I want to get away, but it is no longer a reasonable hour for caffeine, I can still come here and have a drink of a different kind.Continue reading “Vintage Paris – The Future is Bright”