The main reason for starting this journal is to share (what I feel is) the fun & exciting times of my life. I wanted my friends & family whom I don't get to see very often to know what's going on with me. I've always loved sharing my travel stories & many photographs. Rather than making you sit still for hours on end listening & looking, I hoped this more modern & less intrusive way of accomplishing the same thing would be easier to bear. That way, you can sit at your leisure & consume as much or as little as you want at a time. Another way to put a spin on this.... you can "turn me off" when you get bored with it all without hurting my feelings.