This is a beautiful poster print that I remember from childhood. I’ve always found this comforting.
Driving through the lower Alps in summer. Driving in Switzerland, especially through the Alps is one of the most beautiful trips on earth. My eleven day road trip through five countries was my first European road trip with dogs; though my third road trip with pets in the car. For in depth advice and insight […]
Tanner in Wolfsberg, Austria on our drive home. Eleven Days of Traveling Europe with a Dog After traveling around Europe with a dog for eleven days, through five European countries I can say with authority; Europe is a dog’s world. Dogs are treated well in Europe and are welcomed nearly everywhere. I started my trip […]
Moving overseas with a pet requires organization, USDA paperwork, patience and sometimes multiple leg journeys by car and air. This is the break down of how my dog Tanner and I arrived in Budapest. Miles Driven 1,822 Rental Cars (4) Miles Flown 5,518 Flights (4) How Do The Miles Break Down? 1,140 miles, driving round […]
Moving Overseas is a Process No matter who you are, it takes time to find your footing. Settling in happens in small steps and trying to bull doze bigger steps is many times useless. I’ve had a pretty smooth transition into life in Budapest, Hungary. Yet, that said, I’ve had my moments of frustration as […]
Finding a Home in Budapest When I moved to Budapest finding a home was at the top of my list of things to do. I saw many houses, and there were a few that came out on top as my favorites. One in particular for it’s spacious living room with wrap around windows. Another for […]
One of the interesting aspects of moving to a new country is learning about the culture and the food of the country. In my first weeks in Hungary I had an opportunity to try Lángos. Lángos started as a baked flat bread made with bread dough baked in a brick oven. The word comes from, […]
I’m Gonna Live My Life Like A Jimmy Buffett Song By: Anthony Bjorkland I’m Gonna Live My Life Like a Jimmy Buffett Song is a fictional story. The main character is Jack, who decides a major life change is in order after a near fatal car crash. The book is the story of these often […]
Matthias Church is found in the Castle District on the Buda side of Budapest. Its beauty can be seen from both sides of the Danube river and it’s night time views are particularly breathtaking. Information about Matthias church dates back to 1005. The structure of the Matthias Church or Church of Our Lady is mentioned […]
Missionary Work Soon my Aunt Judy will depart for another two years in Kenya as a missionary. She loves her work in Kenya and feels called to be there. She has been on home leave since the first of July. It seems to have flown and I have seen her far less than I expected […]
World Gratitude The next wave starts today March 26th and continues until May 7th. Check out this link to join in the celebration of Gratitude. What is World Gratitude? Click here to learn more. How World Gratitude Works. The 42 day plan.
Check out this wonderful video about choosing love in our lives. This youtube video is from Shawn Gallaway, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMOMgQCRAqM
Palermo Cathedral Crypt I usually love the unexpected moments of international travel. This time, my lack of knowledge of Italian in Sicily brought me a chilling surprise. I was on my first trip to Italy with friends when my friend Herb and I decided to spend the day exploring the city on foot. We stopped […]
After nearly a decade of living and traveling abroad there have been some funny moments. These are three of my memorable moments where humor was required. Poland While driving with friends from Germany to Poland I encountered one of my scariest travel moments…I was locked in a bathroom stall and couldn’t get out. The stall […]