Umbria, Italy The Etruscans.  I roll the name around on my tongue and am filled with delight at its sound and a curiosity to learn more about who these people...
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I Quit Eating Crabs in Krabi Town

Krabi Town, Thailand Most stay one or two nights, spending a few hours seeing famous Railay Beach, then leaving for more popular destinations such as Koh Phi Phi or Koh Lanta. ... Read More

Enough with the Puns

Koh Phi Phi, Thailand I’m on the upper deck of the ferry, shuttling from the riotous island to the calmer mainland.  The boat is full of twenty-somethings tired from a... Read More

Why We Chose to Homeschool

To End Our Day to Day Chaos I don’t agree with a life that is spent rushing from one responsibility, or even one experience to the next.  Prior to homeschooling,... Read More

By All Definitions, a Heroine

Kristin Little Cave Creek, Arizona Courage is something to be admired.  I lack it often, and even when choosing to leave my comfort zone, a waspish word or sharp tone... Read More

Some Eyes Shine

Pamporovo, Bulgaria As evening approached we reached Pamporovo, Bulgaria, a high-elevation town in the Rhodope Mountains.  I was irritable due to long hours of navigating confusing roads in less than pristine... Read More

Free to Be

“If only I had more hours in my day.”  It’s a common enough statement, one made when the “to-do” list of the day is nowhere near exhaustion, but the energy... Read More