Category: self identity

A peak into my writing journals….

A peak into my writing journal….free write is a mainstay of my journey. I watched him, watched him closely. My eyes were drawn to his hands. I drew pleasure from the subtle movements of his hands to steer the car along the country lane,…

Working on second book of poetry….

I have not heard your voice Now, quiet and silent Time orchestrates the skies, moving The clouds changing The breath of wind occupied I have not heard the music, lost Broken spindles of old tunes Missed terribly I have not smelled your life, the…

Mythos…

Since receiving a picture of the albino deer that frequents my parents back yard in Pennsylvania, I’ve been surfing around Flickr for other pictures of albino deers. Yet, there is something so majestic, so regal, so wild about Scottish Deer. They hold no candle…

Back Roads Home II

Sunset over the Cullins (2) Originally uploaded by Lost in Scotland. Back Roads Home (II) Letting go is hard. There are moments in our lives, birth, death, moving, that makes us feel anxious. It makes me procrastinate even more. I am surrounded by my…

Research: Travel Journey

The Journey Journaling is a part of my life and I map out my research interests. ©Attribute, Non-Derivative, Non-Commercial Creative Commons (My journal).  Images are collage from Scottish Tourist Board Borders and Highlands & Islands Brochures

The Hero’s Journey and Travel

The lecture I gave for our Eastern Illinois University Harry Potter series: Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance, Science, Magic and Medicine is a six-banner traveling exhibition created to explore the link between Harry Potter and the history…

Back Roads Home…

Ullapool Originally uploaded by Lost in Scotland. Aging is the great leveler in our lives that is marked by moments. The act of traveling seems to parallel its progression; the silent character that stands in the wings, patiently waiting for one or two lines…