"Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Photo by Evelyn Simak via Wikimedia Commons.Continue Reading
Rissani, Morocco One of the truisms of travel is that experiences that frustrate, irritate, or scare the buhjayzus out of you when they happen turn into the best stories later. This was one of thoseContinue Reading
A beautiful grave marker in Tuam, Co. Galway, Ireland.
Tuam, Ireland Moss covered grave marker, or marcóir uaigh, outside St. Mary's Cathedral in Tuam, Co. Galway, Ireland. Beautiful carvings. Interestingly, and despite the name, St. Mary's Cathedral is Anglican/Presbyterian, rather than Catholic.Continue Reading
Redwood forest, California, USA We woke up in our tent among the redwoods, continued south toward San Francisco, and stopped to see a few quintessentally American attractions. Dario's first visit to the US simply hadContinue Reading
Pesaro, Italy When we visited Dario's family in Pesaro they took us out for a dinner of piadina, a typical food from the region. It's half-way between a burrito and a panino: a tortilla-like flatbreadContinue Reading
Canyon de Chelly, AZ, USA Today's post is by Vera Marie Badertscher (pictures by Charnell Havens) and should probably have been titled something like "Amazing Navajo Art and Tradition" or "The Natural Beauty of theContinue Reading
Cork, Ireland While walking along the River Lee today, I had the good fortune to spy a heron who was less shy than usual. In the background is the Holy Trinity Church (some interior shotsContinue Reading