Beyond Santa Fe…an adventure inside the caves of Bandelier, NM

A text appears on my cell phone from a dear family friend, Judith Jones. “You MUST go to Bandelier.” It just so happens to be that Bandelier is in fact written in the stars for us today! Bandelier is the indigenous land of the ancestral pueblo people, also known as the “Anasazi.” Beyond the inspiring and lively city of Santa …

Best. Crater. Ever.

A rock hurtles through space, lonely, passing through the solar system as the third planet from the sun draws near. The rock is the length of half a football field, entering the atmosphere at 34,000 miles per hour. The molecules encased on the outer layer ignite, turning the rock into a giant terra-bound fireball of death and destruction. Ten seconds …

SEDONA

SEDONA GREETS US WITH OPEN ARMS SEDONA is RED, EARTHY and DELIGHTFUL to the eye…HER HEARTBEAT radiates in ALL directions…To BE in her presence is truly INSPIRATIONAL and UPLIFTING. OUR eyes dance upon the warm lit landscape of her ABODE. SEDONA’s nature is vast and expansive. HER soil, rich and fertile. MAGICAL she is…SEDONA invites DREAMS TO AWAKEN among her …

Entering the Great Southwest

Leg three of our nomadic world tour begins in Orange County before the sun comes up. By 8:30am we pit-stop in Blythe, just west of the California-Arizona border. We push forward, detour to Jerome, sit at the counter at Quince. That’s Spanish for 15 for you gringos. The waitress can’t hide her disappointment when we decline margaritas twice. The old …