My Son Temple On the Saturday of our Weekend stay in Hoi An we decided to see the ancient temples of My Son, located near Hoi An. You pronounce “My” as in “mi.” So “mi son” is how you say it. In the morning a man came on motorbike and drove each of us to … Continue reading My Son Temple With The Browns
We left Rome on December 31st, 2017. Our time in Italy had come to a close. Like most of this trip, I haven’t had enough time to really process every new milestone or experience because the next flight awaits! I can say that when we left I knew I’d miss Italy as I always do. … Continue reading Leaving Europe for Asia
#1 It’s ok to be scared shitless. There were countless hours, days, and years I spent completely scared shitless in my 20s. Was I at the “right” college? Was I studying the “right” major? Was this guy, “the one”? Would I be poor forever? WTF am I doing with my life? The odd thing about … Continue reading The 20 Lessons I Learned In My Twenties.
Living in Italy we see refugees on a daily basis. They are hard at work all hours of the day – some have jobs at local businesses and others are selling trinkets outside popular tourist destinations, walking in the cold streets selling anything from Kleenex to toys, lighters, mittens and bracelets. While you eat a … Continue reading The refugee crisis in Italy and how we can help.
Happy Halloween! Here is a painting I saw at the Musee d’Orsay – I think it’s fitting for today. It’s called La Sorcière au chat noir by Paul-Élie Ranson. Tonight, Paul and I are going to see Stephen King’s “The Shining” at a local Italian movie theatre. It’s going to be a SPOOKtacular time. 😉 I’m excited … Continue reading Happy Halloween.