North America

Today’s picture was taken at Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine.  I selected it because it reminded me of a song from "The Outsiders", a movie adapted from the S.E. Hinton novel.  The theme song was sung by Stevie Wonder and was a play on Robert Frost’s poem, “Nothing gold can stay”. Acadia is special.  Eagle Lake surrounds Otter Cliff’s...

When you see tropical foliage like this, you can't help but imagine yourself on a lush island paradise alone or with the one you love and never coming back to civilization.  You would never suspect that this awe-inspiring scene is what you will see as soon as you exit the baggage claim at the Honolulu International Airport.  The funny thing...

There is something special about my hometown, Atlanta, GA.  People tend to be friendly, helpful and believe in taking the time to smell the roses.  That means, we find really cool things to do to keep us busy: 1)  Take a day trip to Helen, Georgia [caption id="attachment_2951" align="aligncenter" width="508"] Lederhosen lives! Celebrating Octoberfest 2009 in Helen, Georgia!   Photo credit: helenga.org[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2953"...

I first heard about the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts (1505 2nd Avenue West , Vancouver, BC V6H 3Y4) while watching Rachael Ray's $40.00 a day show on The Food Network's channel back in 2006.  Rachael was tasked to buy Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for under $40.00.  This particular show had her searching the city of  Vancouver for those elusive...

Today's photo was taken during my trip to Bar Harbor, Maine.  We had taken a trolley tour of the beautiful and picturesque Acadia National Park. This picture affected me because it was a gentle prod that, in the scheme of things, we are but a speck of lint floating around the universe. That alone should be a wake-up call that we are...