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Kawtar Turns Ten

This is how it happens here. One afternoon, we get a phone call from our host sister Amal. “Kawtar’s birthday is tomorrow. We’re having a party. 288 more words

Peace Corps

A Frenzy of Fun in the Filipino Sun

Blogging is hard when you are in the Peace Corp and a day feels like a week, and a week feels like it lasts a year.  980 more words


Bodrum Bodrum.. 

Ah Bodrum where my heart is and where I call my second home.

I’m starting this blog with a phrase that a Halikarnas fisherman had written about Bodrum and it quotes, 555 more words


A Life of Home Hopping

After three glorious weeks home in California, we have now returned home to Stockholm. The two places could not be any more different, which makes the transition from one to the other… tricky. 559 more words

My Story

Home is Wherever We Are

Off to Zambia and New Adventures in Southern Africa

As I stare at my empty living room, taking in the vacant, lonely spaces that only a short time ago, were decorated with innumerable Lego pieces, catnip and dog toys and the ever present ‘weapons ‘ built from recycled items, I am reminded of the wisdom of children. 171 more words


...and then there was CHINA (Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai, Hong Kong). 

We have just completed our longest and last family trip in Asia: CHINA. We spent ten days touring Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Hong Kong. 979 more words


Upfest - 74 Days

Yesterday, Chris and I walked a couple miles to south side Bristol through the wind and rain, what else is new, to attend Upfest, also known as Europes largest street art and Graffiti festival. 193 more words

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