Odd, being here

I haven’t written here in almost two years. This is odd, since I’ve traveled plenty. I currently live in West Africa, yet I haven’t put any of my recommendations or thoughts here for my small membership. In part, it’s because there are so many travel blogs out there, with better filters than mine. I see […]

A One Time Event

“Let’s try it once, so we can say we’ve done it. And then let’s never do it again.” “Agreed.” I’ve been curious, so very, very curious. I have a lot of angry feelings about how Japan harvests from the sea – the tuna population is in collapse, changes to yearlong trawling practices are going slowly […]

Current Events

I won’t write about the election. I know this is the space to do so, but I don’t think my voice is going to tip any scale out there. There has been too much about it. Too much noise, too many opinions, too much grief, too much glee. And the instant backlash in too many […]

Paris: Never a Dull Louvre

We have a late start from the hotel – sleep is not forthcoming, despite my best efforts and not taking naps on day 1. So we don’t get out the door until close to 10am. This is not so bad, as I have given one whole day to visiting the most famous of museums, the Louvre. […]

Je suis arrive a Paris!

It’s 8pm. My flight landed at 8am, and I’ve not slept. I’ve been super strong – like Captain America strong, holding back jet lag with my mighty shield of walking and drinking an occasional espresso. It’s 8pm and I’ve hit my wall. Easy going during my first day. I had to wait for Dad and […]