Here’s a quick little game to keep us connected. Comment on the blog post with how much money in Euro is shown in this photo. Everybody who gets it right will be in a drawing for a “happy mail” gift from bella Italia. Contest ends at midnight Monday night ET.
Home is definitely not just a place. It’s a feeling of belonging and security. It is a lifeline to the people and space you hold dear. It is trust and expectations. But there can also be pain and loss. Still, home helps you face your fears and have room to grow. It’s always a shelter…Read more »
I texted a friend and told her that I bet 8:45 a.m. meant more like 9:30 a.m. Sure enough. At 9:30 a.m. the clerk came out to ask for our papers. As it would happen, our POC was not arriving anytime soon. -1 In a stroke of luck, she asked the clerk to fax our…Read more »
Up at 4:30 am to drive to Ravenna to pick up our little red Jetta. Buy gas with coupons out of town +1. Arrive given address and nothing there remotely like a place to pick up car. -1. Google maps suggests an uficcio downtown which our better judgement says is wrong. We drive all around…Read more »
Really, I want to talk potties in Europe. I thought my previous travels had prepared me, but I’m still learning as I go. I really should stop being shocked at this point by anything I see or experience. (If you’re squeamish about bathrooms and bodily functions, this post may not be for you.) Let’s get…Read more »
Full disclosure. I prefer to use a card for everything. I love collecting cash back and travel reward points. Credit card hacking has saved us thousands of dollars and we pay the balance in full every month avoiding interest. My Dad always said to carry cash in case of emergency, but I rarely have anything…Read more »
Everybody always tells us military spouses to bloom where we are planted. Not always so easy, but something I’ve actually tried to accomplish. More success at some locations than others, but not half bad at the end of the day. So the ideas of planter boxes, flower beds, mixed blooming pots and cut flowers really…Read more »