THE WORLD IS FULL OF WONDER.

Every experience is unique to the beholder. For me, travel writing and photography capture my experiences; through which, I hope to inform and inspire others. Each story is a pebble in my journey. Each pebble finds its place among the mosaic — each unique, yet with common elements.

Similarly among our lives and cultures, which are so vast and varied, we often discover more commonalities than differences. Discover your mosaic of pebbles. Discover and appreciate the wonder of our shared planet.

STORIES

Valencia: The Luster of Spain’s Third-Largest City Illuminated (Part 2 of 3): Artistry + Progress - As Valencia progresses into the 21st century, this city built over two millennia works to maintain her heritage. Quality development balances artful modern construction with…

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Valencia: The Luster of Spain’s Third-Largest City Illuminated (Part 1 of 3): Her Allure - Valencia doesn’t seem to realize how beguiling she is, which only adds to her charm. As the capital of a once-prominent region, this unpretentious city…

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My Personal Soul-Searching Journey to Lake Tahoe - Years ago my life took a detour, settling for a while in one of the world’s most majestic settings. From here I was able to…

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Honoring Inspiration and Quality: Paris Notre Dame, the Masterpiece - Certain places throughout the world exude quality and inspire each of us to be the best version of ourselves. In Paris (and throughout France, for…

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El Dorado Hills: on the Brink of Change - El Dorado Hills, once on track to be one of America’s best towns, still has an opportunity to lead the movement toward more thoughtful development.…

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Weekend in Amsterdam - Diversity is embraced here. “Weird” might be the Dutch norm due to pragmatic tolerance. This trade city has been accustomed to associating with different cultures, ideologies…

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Honoring 9/11, Promoting Peace - Honored to have been chosen as my son’s interviewee for his 8th grade writing assignment for which he was to interview someone who could recall…

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Yosemite Spring - Winter Deluge Enhanced the Beauty of this Natural Treasure Original article on Medium Yosemite Valley — photo by Caden Giaudrone Wet Winter February 2017 — according to reports, this was…

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