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Big Decision - Who? What? When? Where? Why?


The Telle family has decided to take on a major endeavor, a journey filled with excitement, fear, and the unknown. Aaron and I (Laura) have decided to take many travel adventures over the next 12 months with our young boys Austin (5) and Samuel (3). 684 more words


Holy Ground

Yesterday, I drove from Europe to America. It was about 2 pm when our small tour bus crossed over from the Eurasian tectonic plate through the “spare land”, so to speak, onto the American tectonic plate at Thingvellir National Park in Iceland. 235 more words


Greece - Our itinerary

Who does not want to go to Greece? The white and blue buildings and the beautiful picturesque  landscapes are something to die for. Greece is definitely on our list of countries we (my friend Akshata and I) wish to visit as part of our 2018 sabbatical. 386 more words


The lost opportunity cost of overcommitment

My sabbatical officially started a few days ago. I was half-expecting a kind of weight to lift. But my brain isn’t letting me have any of that. 849 more words

Remembering I'm a Bookworm

Elementary school book order delivery day. That glorious day when a package of books, and the requisite FREE kitten posters, would arrive in the classroom. 709 more words


Happy Pace

I am sitting at the Amsterdam airport, enjoying a coffee and watching people. Next to us, a couple arrived with a red ballon tied to a suitcase that says “I love you”. 474 more words