Right after I finished the first three days of my hike along the Rhine River, I started making plans for the next leg of the trip. This time a dear friend joined me. We packed our backpacks and took the train to Schaffhausen where Day 4 of the ViaRhenana begins. Day 4: Unlike the last […]
As soon as Lockdown ended and places began to reopen, I ventured out to the botanical garden in Grüningen. The garden was founded in 1961, as a private garden with a large collection of trees and shrubs. Now it is a quiet place to walk in peace.
We were a couple of weeks into lockdown when one of my oldest friends sent me a picture with the note “Do you remember this hike?” I looked at the photo and smiled. It was taken on our hike through the Dolomites three years ago. I answered saying that I was thinking about another long-distance […]
“If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for a moment.” Georgia O’Keeffe Working in the garden today, I let my thoughts flow. Especially now during trying times, I feel it’s vital to not take everything for granted, to be compassionate, to give kindness, and to open […]