Miles To Go Before I Sl...

It’s somewhat fitting that I’m back in the library as I write this piece. It wasn’t so long ago that I stepped in here and felt like I would never leave. The train ride home was endless. It was sold out with people packed on the floors, against the corridors and...

Leaving Scotland

We got up early Sunday morning to begin our journey back down the mountains to Glasgow. No one wanted to go. We all felt there had been too little time and too much still to see. Leo called it “DSL” = Deep Scottish Love. He said you can leave Scotland but you never really...

The Isle of Sky

                             We spent a good part of the day traveling up the mountains of the Highlands and getting off the bus to look at picturesque sights and hear wondeful tales of legend and lore told by our guide, Stevie. Honestly, at first we all needed...

The Scotish Highlands &...

The Scotish Highlands are just what they sound like although no words can do it justice. Imagine mountains, lakes, forests, green hills for miles, waterfalls, water so crystal clear you can see the clouds reflected in the water. Think Colorado. Think the Rockie Mountains. Think the most...

The Most Beautiful Plac...

It has been awhile since you’ve heard from me. Basically it was midterms time here. But I have emerged from the library to fill you in on the rest of our Scotish journey. As you may remember, the hostel in Endiburgh was a “scarey” place so our solution was to spend as...

The Most Beautiful Plac...

Truly and without exaggeration, I believe that Scotland is the most beautiful place in the world. I was totally unprepared for it and though I’ve been back in London only a day, I cannot wait to return to crystal clear lakes, amazingly, green mountains and forests, waterfalls,...