Tag Archive: Holiday

The Pearl of the Orient

“Penang is the kind of place that ruined me for an ordinary life.” ~ Anthony Bourdain I was born in Penang. I think that alone makes up for everything else in life. I… Continue reading

The Secret Beach

Tucked away in a secluded cove is a little patch of sandy strip I call my Secret Beach. I come here to sit a while. This is where I release all agitation and pry away the… Continue reading

Helsinki – a place I call Home

“Where thou art, that is home.” ~ Emily Dickinson Helsinki is quaint. Helsinki is full of character. It is quirky. It is beautiful. It is where I journeyed across oceans to be wedded 14 years ago. It… Continue reading

You know it’s summer in Finland

When Finns disappear for a season of rustic contentment deep in the Land of a Hundred Thousand Lakes. And it looks like this at 11 o’clock in the evening. When these little fellows show up. And barnacle geese land in… Continue reading