Journeys in Life and Death

About two months ago I entered a travel writing scholarship competition- my first ever. It was hosted by World Nomads, a travel insurance company. I didn't win, but out of 8,000 applicants, I was selected as one of only 20 finalists. It was, and still is, a tremendous honor to be featured on the shortlist. … Continue reading Journeys in Life and Death

Gators and Glades

Itinerary:  Saturday- Tuesday: Miami and Biscayne National Park Tuesday- Friday: Key West and Dry Tortugas National Park Friday- Sunday: Everglades National Park Dates: December 26, 2015 to January 3, 2016 Our Odyssey:  Friday, January 1 we made the drive back east through the keys, heading to Homestead, Florida, a small, sleepy town near the entrance … Continue reading Gators and Glades