Nighttime, Nile Style

Angie Cairo, Egypt, Nile, Travel 0 Comments

Dear Universe, Driving in Cairo is a nightmare. Traffic is always at a standstill, people follow their own rules, lanes don’t really exist, horns beep incessantly, cars come within mere millimeters of each other, motorists maneuver by, pedestrians pop out of nowhere and sometimes, just sometimes, a horse or donkey needs to get through. I would never want to drive …

Museum Marvel

Angie Cairo, Egypt, Inspiration, Museums, Travel 0 Comments

Dear Universe, I have always been intrigued by Ancient Egyptian History.  I think even if I wasn’t Egyptian, I would still find it fascinating.  In college I studied the subject, learning from a professor who, when he wasn’t teaching, was in Egypt conducting archaeological digs and helping to restore artifacts.  He showed the most jaw-dropping slideshows each class. Like I …

Even Better Than the Real Thing

Angie Beach, California, Fun, Santa Monica, Travel 0 Comments

Dear Universe, There have been times in my life when I picture what something or someplace will be like, but when I actually see the real thing, it lets me down. I’m happy to report Santa Monica was not one of those instances.  It was a stunningly sunny day with not a drop of white in the sky when my …

Lost Angels

Angie California, Future, Gratitude, Journey, Los Angeles, Signs, Time Traveling, Travel, Wishing 1 Comment

Dear Universe, Well, here I am enjoying sunny Los Angeles on the first leg of my trip.  Some hear L.A and they think Beverly Hills, 90210.  Others picture the Hollywood sign or the walk of fame.  After all, L.A is home to movie stars, almost movie stars and wannabe movie stars (to some degree or another).  But for me, it’s just home to one …