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Nearly on the home stretch

After reluctantly farewelling Ireland we took the car ferry to Cairnryan we spent a very pleasant evening in a delightful B and B just a few minute from the car ferry. 552 more words


Bae Area

Earlier this month I took my first trip to the West Coast to visit three of my close friends who have moved/moved back. It was a much-needed break from work and I was blessed with ‘San Francisco summer’ – the two or three weeks of heat and sunshine in September/October. 180 more words


The Post-Vacation Blues

I think of myself as a pretty good traveler. I’m relatively low maintenance. If we need to stay in a ten-person dorm to make our trip happen, then by all means let’s do it. 1,110 more words

Travel & Adventure

If only these ancient walls could talk, I would listen to its stories

The narrow cobblestone streets are lined with stores that sell clothes and shoes and nestled in-between are coffee and pastry shops. I feel the raindrops and decided to step into one of the coffee shops and enjoy a cup of steaming coffee and  pastry while I continue watching people stroll with their umbrellas. 181 more words


Big news! I'm moving to New Zealand...

After years of thinking about doing it, I have finally taken the plunge: in January 2017 I am excitedly embarking on a new chapter and am moving to New Zealand. 428 more words

Health & Lifestyle

The Autumn People

My birthday is kind of a holy day for me. I try to take it off, spend it in a graveyard if at all possible. I’ve celebrated my birthday in Pere Lachaise, in the Bone Chapel of Kutna Hora, and in Colma’s many graveyards. 327 more words

Horror Writers

Gulf Coast Beach Fun

I met up with my brother Anton, my sister Vanessa, and her children at the beach for a few days. They were there for the whole week but, with summer classes, I could only make the tail end. 440 more words