Chasing the Sunshine Across the State

I love the East Coast of Florida, but I miss watching sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico. I catch the sunset from time to time from the barrier islands of Palm Beach County, watching the light go to sleep over the mainland. It’s lovely, but it is not the same as the ones watched growing […]

Vakano Vibes

Some hoard spoons, coffee cups with coordinates, or postcards with points of interest. I accumulate bracelets from my travels, or any day of significance. My wrist is often a collection of stories with each piece of arm candy: the pineapple cotton bracelet I got the day I adopted my cat, Pilar Pina Colada; the braided […]

Spring Training in Full Swing

Spring in South Florida is an absolutely glorious time. This week the sun has been shining daily, with the average temp being 78 degrees and perfectly sunny. With the weather batting at a thousand, it is a great time to get out and enjoy the epitome of American culture: baseball. Lucky for us Floridians, we […]

Pluralism, Paradise and Palm Trees

PREFACE: I started writing about palm trees in relation to world religions. Which then spiraled into many other potential fun facts. To help streamline reading and the brevity of this post, I have used anecdotes to keep this post on its course. If you see an asterisk* scroll to bottom if you feel so inclined […]