Anais Nin, essayist and famous for her diaries published in 1960 shares her perspective on why artists create in a short video clip, Why I Write (2:00) shared during a 1974 radio series, produced by KPFK 90.7 FM, in Los Angeles.
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Offer the Unexpected
Rainworks (video 2:00) encourages whimsy in the shared spaces. See how this inexpensive treatment can bring inspiration and wonder to the streets in your city.
Richard Rogers, offers his thoughts on public spaces stating, “When public spaces are eroded, our civic culture suffers, even our democracy.” Read his full article, on these honored spaces posted by CNN Style (Nov. 2016).
Thinking About Public Spaces
Classic, historical architecture has the ability to command attention. These buildings create the iconic skylines etched throughout our travels.
In honor of their creators, I would like to re-introduce a few of these historical resources in a mini series. The first stop is Brunelleschi’s Dome in Florence Italy. Learn more about innovation, rivalry and ultimately perseverance in NatGeo’s article, Il Duomo (February 2014).
Some travel to reflect, others to discover, and some are merely running. A wise traveler comprehends the distinction.
The Wise Traveler
Road Trip Tip!
Looking for a travel tool to help you plan your next trip?
Road Trippers is a free online travel planning site. It links you to published travel guides, popular destinations across the United States and related blogs.
You can cruise through this site by using the navigation panel on the left. To help narrow your search, click on the types of places/attractions (sports, entertainment, nature, etc.) you would prefer to visit. The map of the U.S. will tag possible locations using color coded dots for each category you select.
Click here to begin your search with RoadTrippers.com
Xing Sign: Traveler Ahead
Out of the blue my son told me, “Ever since our trip I read signs now Mom; Highway 17, city 2 miles, no passing, rest area ahead…”
And I said, “Mission accomplished!”
Wine Country U.S.A.
Are you a wine enthusiast, interested in some of the top wineries in the United State? Home and Garden Television (HGTV) has posted a photo tour of the top 22 wineries in the United States. From the east coast to the west coast and everything in between. Click here to begin your virtual tour!