Bobbing humps so iridescently white they sparkled in the morning light appeared in the distance across the still surface […]
Paula HorvathPaula Horvath is a retired faculty member at the University of North Florida and a retired editorial writer from the Florida Times-Union, both in Jacksonville, Fla. At the university, she taught journalism and cross-cultural communication.
A beautiful mystery
A good murder mystery is always compelling. And when it’s a deadly mystery situated within a context of ethereal beauty, […]
Just like Florida?
The sun glittered over the top of the pine trees and its rays glinted off a bay of almost ethereal […]
Where? When? How many?
Drifting within that blissful state of somnolence somewhere between wakefulness and deep sleep I heard the distinctive ping of a […]
The Difficulties of Crossing Over
The excitement became most intense two days before I was to jump on the highway to head north in my […]
Detroit Transcends Stereotypes
Ask someone to share the first word that comes to mind when the word “Detroit” is uttered. You’ll probably get […]
Time to visit is now
Iceland is an other-worldly spot. Although the island is only the size of New York state, it encompasses a wild […]
A toast to Iceland
Chasing the appearance of the Northern Lights has been an obsession of mine since this trip to Iceland began. And […]
Already planning on a return
Another aurora-less day dawned clear and cold this morning with flakes of snow spitting from the mouth of a gray […]
Searching for the aurora
The dark digital cloud that covers Iceland on my cell phone aurora map nearly matches the angry and icy […]