Amazing Istanbul

Istanbul Istanbul is one of my most favorite cities in the world. It is so vibrant and cultural and alive. Yes, there are a lot of problems going on there but that in no way defines Istanbul or the Turkish people. When we were there, there were riots going on in Taksim Square. It didn’t … More Amazing Istanbul

The San Rafael Swell – Utah’s Best Kept Secret

If you’re into the outdoors at all, Utah is a paradise. There are five National Parks, seven National Monuments, four National Trails, one National Recreation Area, two National Heritage Areas, four National Natural Landmarks, 14 National Historic Landmarks, nine National Forests and 42 state parks. With all that Utah has to offer, one of the … More The San Rafael Swell – Utah’s Best Kept Secret

This Hallowed Place

Many years ago, I sat in a Japanese Junior High School bored to tears looking for a way to make the time pass faster. I had been in Japan for several months working as an English teacher, it was test week so my teaching duties were minimal but I was still required to be at … More This Hallowed Place