Learning to Walk, Learning to See

Elizabeth MarroFellow Travelers, Inspiration, Reading & Writing, Travel & Travelers13 Comments

We’re two friends walking along the cliffs overlooking the Pacific. For one of us the walk is preparation for a 200-mile pilgrimage, for the other, it is a chance to taste a part of the adventure vicariously. Patty is training. I am tasting. Later this month, she’ll fly to Spain and walk two-fifths of the 500-mile journey from France to … Read More

Seduction by Artichoke

Elizabeth MarroEat, Drink, Love, Family, Food, Love, Travel & Travelers16 Comments

There are the hearts you draw on Valentine cards, the chocolate ones, and the very useful muscle that is sending oxygen to your cells as you read this. Then there is the tender, sweet meat protected by the thorny leaves of the artichoke. The heart of the choke, or the “toots” as my husband’s family calls it, is the promise … Read More