Yes, it is true, we do not own a car. In fact, we have now been 8 years without one. Of course, living in many european countries, it can be more of a hindrance to own one. There is terrific public transportation in most places in Europe. Where we live, we actually do not have … Continue reading Living without a car – 8 year update.
Today I awake to the sun shining brightly, birds singing their happy songs and flowers in full bloom in the garden. Then, it happens. I remember. The devastation of what I witnessed the evening before as Notre Dame burned. Glowing hauntingly in the darkness. I am so sorry God, that your beautiful and historic home … Continue reading Remembering… Notre Dame
I never really thought about or counted all the places I have been until someone asked me how many countries I have visited. The other day I started going through my photos from a time when the internet did not even exist. I went back to the start of my travel days as a young … Continue reading Oh, the places you’ll go!
Yes! I did it! Now what do I do? I believe those two tiny sentences speak in quite a large way and can be applied to many circumstances. For instance, of course I am going to elaborate here, I finally created this blog. It is something that has been on my mental to do list … Continue reading Now what?
I have no memory of how it all began. Who would as an infant? Sometimes I have feelings or sensations about certain moments from the past. I used to wonder if they are made up in my mind or if they really happened. I choose to believe the latter. This is a photo of me … Continue reading An adoption story – Through the eyes of an adopted child.
Every day is a new opportunity. To accomplish great things. It is important to stay focused. Be present. Don't sweat the small stuff. What happened an hour ago is already in the past and it can't be rewound to do it differently. It's okay. Everything always turns out exactly as it is supposed to! … Continue reading Today is your day.
A common question I hear often is, "What's your favorite season?". How do you answer? I am guilty of using words as harsh as, "I hate winter." My second year living overseas without air conditioning and screened windows my reply changed to, "I hate summer." One day, I heard myself using this word and just … Continue reading Seasons change and so can we