Category Archives: Travel

It’s worth sleeping on the cold hard ground…..


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Why do we read? Why do we love books?

Recently one of my very favorite authors (see below) asked this question and I thought to myself ‘why do I read?’ Why do any of us read? And why do people who claim they hate reading, hate it? As far as … Continue reading

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Ah, Paris, you amaze me.

Today was my first full day in Paris since `85 or ’86 and what a wonderful day it was.  We started off with a very nice breakfast at our hotel which is within spitting distance of the Pantheon and quite … Continue reading

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Count down to Japan: still planning on going

As I write this my  husband and daughter are still planning on heading to Japan next Thursday.  Since 3/11 we have been glued to the TV and internet trying to sort through the news and mis-information that has been thrown at us.  … Continue reading

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