Category: Thoughts About Travel

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The “Modern” Kilt

As we’ve learned in the last three posts, the kilt, as we know it, evolved from an earlier version (feileadh mor) worn for hundreds of years. What precipitated the change? The modern kilt was...

The Feileadh Mor

The kilt we know today did not exist before the early 1800’s. Prior to that time, men wore a feileadh mor (pronounced filla more), sometimes called a plaid. The feileadh mor is also referred...

Thoughts About Travel

Cheers! A New Year Begins As we begin a new year, we’ll also begin a new theme. Each month will feature a “Did You Know” photo and commentary that highlights something learned while traveling....

North Sea

Sitting, watching the ocean We see the rotation of the earth. The endless, rhythmic movement of water toward an unseen destination. Click HERE to read previous posts.

A Wrinkle in Time

It is the first morning of our time in the mountains. I awake early to commune with my beloved mountains; these mountains that feed my spirit and renew my soul. Alas, there are no...

Copycat Fog

Day two in the mountains. Up early again to witness the opening of a new day. This day not unlike the first. Today’s fog is in training. Hoping to replace the fog from yesterday....