by J “Kat” Loren : : We met in a Pearl Grading class at the Gemological Institute of America in Carlsbad, CA. He, a young, blond, quintessential California surfer with … Continue reading
I am a lightweight. I get drunk on things easily – like the laughter and warmth of my fellow travelers on the bus during a wine tour of Taurasi Vineyards in Southern Italy, high above and beyond the bay of Napoli.
Sometimes, when journeys intersect, we have the opportunity to touch a child’s heart and free his mind.
by J “Kat” Loren : : Luganville, Espiritu Santo Island in the Vanuatu Archipelago (Somewhere south of Papua New Guinea & far off the coast of Queensland, AU) We … Continue reading
Destination Swims: Catalina Island, CA _____________________________________________________________________________ By J Kat” Loren :: Sometimes when adults sank themselves into the ritual stupor of cold gin under the hot afternoon sun in … Continue reading
Destination Swim: The Blue Grotto, Island of Capri, off Naples, Italy ________________________________________________________________________________ by J “Kat” Loren : : It was too early for tourists. The only person I saw was … Continue reading
By J. “Kat” Loren :: ___________________ Millions of people cruise every year. For some, it is a first cruise. For others, they sense upon embarkation, that it will be their last. … Continue reading
by J Kat Loren :: Uncertain of the spa protocol, I note a couple of women and a man wander through the doors of the Wellness Center and tentatively follow … Continue reading