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 […]
Budapest Views from the Citadel
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 […]
In the name of research I spent an hour having lunch and trying a Hungarian dessert called Somloi galuska. It was a delicious surprise and of course calorie free… This particular dessert took me by surprise. I expected a sponge cake soaked in a vanilla sauce, and covered with a rich chocolate […]
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 […]
These are two of my favorite shots, from Venice. The first is the view crossing the bridge into Venice after getting off the train. The other is a view I love of the gondola’s on the canal.
Sometimes we take for granted the things in our life that work. When I logged into my website last night and I was able to upload photos easily and quickly it gave me a surge of pleasure. It has taken a long time to get everything on the site as it should be and I […]
“If you want to be loved, be loving.” Dr. Norris Chumley
Spring is a time of renewal and with that thought in mind I’m posting about an article I saw in Parade, back in January. The article was called Up Your Gratitude by John Kralik . In honor of Easter, and Spring Renewal I thought today was the time to mention Gratitude. The article talks about […]
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 […]