Honeymooners with bad backs.

Weeks ago, before we arrived, I was talking to someone about our upcoming adventure. “You know”, she told…

La doccia, i dolcetti e la piccola danza.

Avevo paura…ho avuto paura…avevo avuto paura. Prima, avevo paura delle molte cose.   I have been afraid…I was…

Siamo arrivati.

Allora…so…siamo arrivati. We have arrived. Today is Day Numero 6. When we arrived, at first, I was sure,…

Ben & Rob & Bear

It was just one of those beautiful mornings in early June in the way, way North…the kind of…

But oh, the ice fields!

Among the adventures I have always wanted but never told was to be here, where I am. When…

The Canadian Ukrainian.

It was late afternoon and we hadn’t eaten since early morning.   We were driving the TransCanadian highway…

Scaffolding.

I love the scaffolding. The scaffolding. I love in the city to see scaffolding against a building. I…

The Taxi-Driver’s Tale.

When the taxi arrived the driver was anxious to share with me that he was from Lebanon –…

The birkenau.

Last month I had the privilege of going to Berlin.  It was my first time there.  Although I…

The Short Blocks

I am in a place where we count short blocks and long blocks.   Yesterday we went from 74th…

The Lost Mariners and Almost Missing Maui

This morning I heard the most amazing story. There was a cruise ship – and a Greek captain…

Singers at Siesta

It was on the first day at the park when we saw him playing the guitar, sitting between…

Call Me Sudsy Malone.

Usually this time of year — as the darkening begins – I feel myself beginning to withdraw. Although…

On the Sixteenth.

We wanted to see Picasso’s Guernica one more time so we headed out early, after breakfast, to the…

Madrid ‘sin gluten’… Celicioso!

People seem to want to give me cake. Now I don’t want you to misunderstand. I like cake,…

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