Versailles in the summertime–almost sounds romantic, doesn’t it? Visiting the Palace of King Louis the XIV and the world-famous gardens surrounding this majestic estate. In many ways, it was romantic. Strolling through the gardens that seem to stretch endlessly gives you a sense of royalty. You forget your sandals, striped sun dress and broad strawContinue reading “Versailles in the Summertime”
A Blast of Cold Air. The above link is to a blog called Dreaming in Arabic. I LOVE the way she writes. I just saw Invictus and feel completely energized by this beautiful story that recalls a remarkable time during the beginning of Nelson Mandela’s presidency and his focus on the national Rugby Team asContinue reading “A Blast of Cold Air”
Hi folks, I have a new author blog and I thought this post might be appreciated by my Kristininholland readers as well. Literature to Romance; The Slippery Slope.
Today was a day of taking other people’s suggestions to heart. This morning, I read an email that my friend Alice Tropper forwarded about a 21-day meditation organized by Oprah and Deepak Chopra. I barely read the forwarded email before I came to my conclusion; sure, why not? I could use some meditation. Click ThenContinue reading “Scheveningen, Oprah, Deepak and Ezra”
Climbing the steps of the Eiffel Tower last week gave me a sense of accomplishment, as if the Eiffel was on a bucket list I hadn’t even written, but was somehow ingrained in my system as an American. What does the Eiffel Tower have to do with being American? Structural engineer Gustave Eiffel also workedContinue reading “Eiffel Exhilarated!”
I subscribe to a blogger called Kristin Noelle because 1) she writes about living with trust in your life and 2) I share her name, Kristin Noelle (my first and middle name and I suspect her first and last name). My second reason is a little silly, but I think there’s something interesting about usContinue reading “Dappled with rainwater”