It’s a universal truth that puppies, kittens, and kids the world over are drawn to shiny objects – and we were no different. In modern adult slang this attraction is called “bling,” but for devout Christians, tiny sliver charms are called milagros or tamata.
“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson
On a recent Sunday morning, Terri and I were perched on a low, freezing-cold, granite wall awaiting the “changing of the guard” ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Vilnius, Lithuania. There were no guards in sight
We left the chilly Baltic States (and a hotel with no heat), flying on our least-favorite airline (more on that later), and arrived back home to the steamy Southeast a few days ago. As much fun as it was to travel, it felt so good to come back to
A hungry mosquito buzzes through a thick Lithuanian pine forest in search of a plump eohippus. His little bug belly growls to let him know he hasn’t eaten, and he decides
In less than a week we’re going to take our first overseas trip since coming back from the RTW in April. Wow! Time sure does fly. In that time we swanned around for a couple of months, bought a condo, moved our stuff from Charleston, and
When we were kids we’d occasionally play Monopoly. I can’t say it was my favorite game – it always seemed so cutthroat. Around our house, none of us really had the inclination or killer instinct to crush