Kenya videos: Circle of Life

Here are a few moments that I caught on video. I call these the circle of life. Elephant saying hello. [youtube=] A leopard killing baby warthog on nest. This was one of the most disturbing moments when a leopard found a baby warthog nest. After the mother warthog ran off, the leopard went to town … Read more

Traveling alone

“Being selfish is self care”. Michael Losier, Author of Law of Attraction There’s something to be said for traveling alone and enjoying your own company. I understand that I skew towards the I (introvert) on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality test, which means I get energy from myself versus from other people. It does not mean I’m shy, … Read more

Planes, Trains and Autobuses

Sunday, I left Madrid for a one week stint in Southern Spain. I am traveling alone as my travel buddies, Ana and Kate, opted for an extra week in the Canary Islands. I love beaches, but there was something about these three cities in Southern Spain that I had to see. Granada, Sevilla and Cordoba are popular cities in … Read more

Redefining freedom

Tomorrow I leave for Spain and I can’t wait! The temperature is a blazing 98 degrees, which will be a nice change to the mild Midwest summer we’ve had so far. The window A/C unit in our Madrid apartment will be working overtime. Interestingly, I am leaving exactly four months to the day  that I … Read more