Posts by Korie

Scottsdale in the Spring

Scottsdale in the Spring

I moved to Scottsdale when I was 9 years old and although I left to attend graduate school in California,...

The Pickup

The Pickup

As I was planning the logistics to and from the airport for my trip to Scottsdale, I was reminded of...

It’s a Sign!

It’s a Sign!

Okay, I know most of your read the title and thought this was going to be a deep, thoughtful reflection...

Why I Will Go Back to Paris

Why I Will Go Back to Paris

By now all of us have gone through the horrific experience of watching the Paris bombings. I will admit to...

Falling in Love with Fall Ball

Falling in Love with Fall Ball

Relationships are funny things. I don’t know when, exactly, my love affair with baseball began. I do know growing up my brother...

Santorini: The Blossoming of a New Tribe

Santorini: The Blossoming of a New Tribe

As I mentioned in an earlier blog, I came to this retreat by happenstance. Here I was landing in Santorini...

Conquering Mt. Parnassus with Grit and Gratitude

Conquering Mt. Parnassus with Grit and Gratitude

As much as I love big cities, I also like to take a break and see the countryside surrounding them...

Athens: Philosophy, politics, history, theater and rebellion

Athens: Philosophy, politics, history, theater and rebellion

I arrived in Athens late at night and as usual struck up a conversation with my cab driver. I’ve come to...

The Florence Debate: Painting vs Sculpture

The Florence Debate: Painting vs Sculpture

This is a city where you turn corners and hear spontaneous bursts of “Wow”. Regardless of the language, it still comes out...

Sunday Strolling Barcelona Style

Sunday Strolling Barcelona Style

When you read the guide books on Barcelona they always highlight La Rambla, a long pedestrian walkway filled with restaurants,...

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