2016 Books and Beds

Jackson Street Booksellers, Omaha In this second annual round-up of the books I’ve read and the beds I’ve slept in, I gotta admit I’m cutting corners on the reading list. Every year, I [...]

Standing in Place: Back Home from Travel

Election day with the Perfect Kid. We live in opposite corners of the same building. Coincidence? For more than six years, we’ve been ‘location independent,’ traveling constantly all over the world, without a [...]

By |2017-03-19T12:46:42-05:00December 31, 2016|Categories: North America, Our Travel Life, United States|37 Comments

Under the Weather and On the Road: 13 Ways to Feel Better

Silkworms in Bangkok Four years ago, at about this time of year, I was suffering from a cold or flu, and wrote this post. Judging from the photos, I was in Bangkok. I [...]

By |2018-06-29T12:22:48-05:00March 13, 2016|Categories: Asia, North America, Our Travel Life, Resources, United States|2 Comments

Mapping 2015: Highlights and Snapshots

It’s been such a full year I needed to retrace our itinerary to get my head around all that we’ve seen in 2015. Initially, I just wanted to post some random images–previously unpublished–that have stayed [...]

Sisterhood of the World Travel Bloggers

A line-up of Harleys at Cedar Pass Lodge in Badlands National Park, not far from the annual Sturgis Rally. The tables have turned. I enjoy interviewing other travelers, especially women travel bloggers, and [...]

By |2018-10-24T14:12:47-05:00August 11, 2015|Categories: Experienced Travelers, Interviews, Our Travel Life|5 Comments

Forget it Jake, It’s France

Forget it Jake, it's France. At the end of the movie Chinatown, when things have deteriorated into yet another confusing mess, Jack Nicholson’s partner offers the following explanation, “Forget it Jake, it’s Chinatown.” [...]

By |2015-01-09T06:03:59-05:00November 24, 2014|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, Europe, France, Our Travel Life|Tags: |22 Comments