We’ve always been fascinated by doorways and what they have to say. It doesn’t take an architect or etymologist to know that the facade is the face of a building, and if this is so, then the door can be the beguiling lipstick that enchants visitors.
The last thing I expected to see in a Helsinki supermarket was Dragon Fruit. But there they were in all their neon-pink, yellow, and green glory. I felt like Pavlov’s dog, already drooling, anticipating the delicious treat.
If you’ve ever lived in a big city, you know that your chances of seeing wild animals are pretty slim … unless you go to the zoo.
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 knuckled-down to a grueling renovation. Whew!
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 our opponents … we saved that tactic for penny poker … then we rocked.