Category Archives: Joy’s Travels

The Legend of Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl

 In Aztec mythology, the volcanoes were once humans who were deeply in love. This legend features two star-crossed lovers, the young brave warrior Popocatépetl and the beautiful princess Iztaccíhuatl. The father of Iztaccíhuatl, a mighty ruler, placed a demanding condition upon Popocatépetl before he could take Iztaccíhuatl as his bride. His mandate required that Popocatépetl… Continue Reading


I’m off to visit my dear friend, and fellow September 11th soul brother in Puebla, Mexico tomorrow! I’m looking forward to seeing the pyramids in Cholula and El Popo, (the smoking volcano). Next to El Popo lies the beautiful and dormant Mujer Dormida, (the sleeping woman). When I return next week, I’ll add some photos and… Continue Reading

NLP in Alaska

I just recently returned from Anchorage, Alaska where I participated in an NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) training. Alaska was heavenly. From the clean air, snow capped mountains and glaciers, to the frozen lakes of blue ice; the random moose on the side of the road, and the majestic bald eagles. I definitely felt closer to the divine just being… Continue Reading