Stairways to Heaven

I have always thought that stairs are central to something as important as a house. I remember when the subject of Feng Shui became popular; it talked about how stairs should be designed facing slightly off the door. This way, any harmony or luck doesn’t leave out the door. I don’t have any expertise to … More Stairways to Heaven

Day 4: Boat ride, Exploring Old Town without an agenda

After a healthy but high caloric breakfast in Old Town, I head over to the Old Port to board a pirate ship for a 50 minute ride around the City Walls and Lokrum Island. This boat provides no commentary but it is abundant with quiet and absolutely stunning views of the Adriatic. After the boat … More Day 4: Boat ride, Exploring Old Town without an agenda

Day 1: Dubrovnik’s Old Town, Stradun, Cable Car and Mt. Srd

Arriving in Dubrovnik is easy. It’s like going back in time but with some glimpses of the present. After you deplane, you go through immigration then retrieve your bags before you head out to choose your transportation to Old Town or wherever. I chose to take the Airport Shuttle because it’s economical but less cumbersome … More Day 1: Dubrovnik’s Old Town, Stradun, Cable Car and Mt. Srd

24 Hours

Sometimes, the only way to go is not straight. This is what happened in the last 24 hours beginning in Ohio and ending in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Air traffic issues in Philadelphia. Changed route: Chicago-Rome-Dubrovnik. Barely made it to gate only to be told to wait. Broken door on aircraft equaled 3 hour delay. Plus an … More 24 Hours

The pearl of my eye

I’m thoroughly enjoying this book “Girl At War” – a story of courage, survival, and family in the before, during, and after the war. I honestly couldn’t tell you that I remembered this war in the 90’s. I was old enough to remember the years prior and after, but somehow this particular war escaped me. … More The pearl of my eye