Browsing Posts published in September, 2012

One of the great pleasures of travel is experiencing the food and customs of other cultures. A recent surprise email from a friend in Kyrgyzstan reminded me of our experience there a few years ago. We had volunteered with Habitat for Humanity. For two weeks we scraped paint, stripped wallpaper, plastered ceilings and painted. We […]

A Tribute

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It’s been several weeks since I’ve updated this blog. Three weeks ago I went to Michigan to visit my younger sister and ended up being there for her husband’s final illness. His health had not been good for many years but this summer was especially difficult for him. In the end he succumbed to a […]