Hiking Abroad


International Marking for Trails   My husband and I love to hike.  A trip is considered particularly good if it includes one walk through the countryside.  Hiking is hardly limited to the United States and easily available for those who care to try sites abroad. View of Marlborough Sound on Queen Charlotte Track Walking sticks for… Read more »

Italy – Charming By Design


Country home in Tuscany In my travels, I often ask locals what has changed in the last ten or twenty years? Were I asked the same of Paris, the answer would include new restaurants and hotels, subdivisions in the county, expanded school campuses, closing of Merico and Phillips Lighting, and the rejuvenation of downtown.  Yet,… Read more »