A Movable Marriage

Living and Loving on the Road

Fly Me to the Moon…

Fly Me to the Moon…

...or at least get me close. And then make sure I get back. Recently my friend Manon wrote me. Her mother, Ruth, was Director of Children's Ministries at Bel Air Presbyterian in Los Angeles, a church I attended for years and where my daughters went to preschool. Ruth...

How’s It Going?

How’s It Going?

I've been slow to write about the current crisis because I've written and video'ed so many items for International Living I feel there's nothing new to say about SARS-CoV-2. Yet, here's a recap on life in the countryside. We're staying at home, writing, reading, doing...

Erin Go Bragh

Erin Go Bragh

Dia Dhuit (Hello!) As St. Paddy's Day is tomorrow, I thought it would be fun to share some Irish phrases. For the more adventurous among you, pop them into a translation app that offers pronunciation and have fun (and Go N-Eiri An T-Adh Leat -- Good Luck!). Slainte:...

Ravishing Riga 3: The Lure of Manor Estates, conclusion

Ravishing Riga 3: The Lure of Manor Estates, conclusion

About an hour's drive from Riga city center, on a hill in the Lielupe river valley, sits a 19th-century gem. Those of us at WITS who opted for the manor estates excursion had no idea what was in store for us when the bus pulled up outside of the Mazmežotne Manor...

Shhhhh! It’s a Secret!

Shhhhh! It’s a Secret!

If you've ever visited a European city for the first time and wondered where to start exploring, I have a suggestion that is going to make your day. Secret City Trails is effectively an interactive, three-dimensional puzzle, where you follow clues and solve riddles as...

Ravishing Riga 2: The Lure of Manor Estates

Ravishing Riga 2: The Lure of Manor Estates

On a foggy November morning in the Latvian countryside, Rundāle Palace appeared mysterious and brooding. The summer residence of the Duke of Courland, Ernst Johann Biron, construction began in 1736 on the country's largest palace. Soon we were invited into its...

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Traveling Less and Enjoying It More?

With so many travel restrictions these days, I thought it would be fun to cheer you up by reminding you of what you're (not) missing. Following are actual complaints from travelers with Thomas Cook Vacations. “On my holiday to Goa in India, I was disgusted to find...

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Happy and Healthy New Year!

Note: I am no longer on social media, so please share this post with as many people as you can due to its timeliness (including a free book offer). Thanks so much, and thanks also to the content creators in the video links below. If you enjoy them, give them a thumbs...

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Fly Me to the Moon…

...or at least get me close. And then make sure I get back. Recently my friend Manon wrote me. Her mother, Ruth, was Director of Children's Ministries at Bel Air Presbyterian in Los Angeles, a church I attended for years and where my daughters went to preschool. Ruth...

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Places I Have Visited

A collection of photos of the countries I have seen

Ireland

 

Portugal

 

Istanbul

 

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