On our final day at Rosalie Bay we wanted to take one last tour with our guide, Zahir. We jumped in the car and drove about 15 minutes back into the rainforest and took a right down a rocky unpaved road to a place called The Emerald Pool.
When we travel in foreign countries, 9 times out of 10 we don’t rent a car to sightsee. We do this because we don’t want to miss any of the subtle sights that we may see along the road, not to mention driving in formerly British ruled countries (and Japanese) you have the steering wheel on the right and you drive on the left—it can become very confusing especially when you meet a roundabout in the road.
As we settled in to our stay at the Rosalie Bay Eco Resort and Spa in Dominica, We began to explore our surroundings. There were several different clusters of rooms in buildings mimicking old island style homes, but they were more prepared for hurricanes than your typical buildings.
During the month of May I had been scheduled to take a repeat of my Indigo/Katazome workshop in Japan. Sadly the Japanese Prime Minister decided the country was not ready to reopen due to an increase in the Covid count. I had an American Airlines credit that had to be used before October so we decided to get out of town.
Last month, my husband and I decided to take a three day getaway in our RV and camp at a Florida state park that we had not visited before. We selected Jonathan Dickinson State Park, on the east coast. The park was a leisurely three hour drive from Naples using Florida byways, heading northeast to the city of LaBelle with a lunch stop at LaBelle Brewing Company, a favorite of ours.
About 15 years ago when I worked for WGCU Public Media, I attended a public broadcasting meeting near Wauchula, in central Florida. There I met Patrick Harris from WLRN in Miami.
Back in December 2015 when I was celebrating my 30th wedding anniversary on our 30-30-30 trip, I was fortunate enough to visit the country of Myanmar. It was one month after Aung San Suu Kyi had been elected ,so the Burmese (Myanmar’s inhabitants) were all in a celebratory mood.
Recently the Friends of Artis-Naples sponsored a day trip to see the new Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement followed by lunch and an afternoon stop at the Dali Museum.
Recently the Friends of Artis-Naples sponsored a day trip to see the new Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement followed by lunch and an afternoon stop at the Dali Museum. Knowing nothing about the Arts and Crafts Museum and everything (almost) about the Dali we decided to join along for a pleasant one day getaway.
Recently a client fell in love with “Wash Day: Cuban Courtyards”, a painting from my Wash Day series, and I shipped it to her home in Massachusetts. Here is how it looked after she framed it and then hung it next to her stairway.