Well, we’ve been back in Boise for a little over two weeks now and as always it is a dual edge sword that cuts both ways. Whether you are on vacation or visiting family it is always nice to come home. That has absolutely nothing to do with location though, it’s just about having your … More Back in Boise
Yeah, I know, I took another long break. But I had a good reason, I swear! What had happened was…. …actually life happened. We just got plain busy with house projects and work, you know…..life. Not to mention that I am continuing my education, did I not mention that before? No? Well now you know … More Unpause, Break’s Over!
Below is Part 2 of our “Flying to America” adventure. You can find Part 1 here When arriving in the good ol US of A from a foreign country, the traveler often has the good fortune to be flying further into the country than the International Airport at which he/she initially lands. And seeing as … More Eventful Arrivals (Flying to America, Pt II)
January 5th, 2014 You know, living a vagabond/expat life is exciting and I love it. New places, new cultures, getting to live in places where other people only get to visit. I am not sure if I meet the modern definition of a vagabond, whatever that may be, but considering I had not lived anywhere … More Two Familes, Two Countries, and Too Many Miles In Between
These billboards sprang up all over Trier, Germany right before Silvester*. I wonder which would upset some fragile American sensibilities more, the conveniently-but-barely-covered “naughty bits” or the fact that it is an advertisement for a Brothel? I guess it could be possible to see something similar to this in Nevada, but I don’t know if … More Things You Don’t See in America #7
This I found at an Autobahn gas station. I would have never thought that a magazine stand could represent a cultural attitude…….. but you would never see Playboy just chillin next to Cosmopolitan anywhere in America. Especially not without that magical plastic bag to hide the big, bad boobies that would singlehandedly destroy the moral … More Things You Don’t See in America #6
3 days, 6 movers, 11 crates, 342 packages, and 12,647 pounds. That’s what it takes to pack up our worldly possessions for their nice little trip to America. Toys, office supplies, dishes, pots, pans, TVs, couches, chairs, clothes, towels, beds, and so on and so on. And all of it packed tetris style into those … More By The Numbers (Moving Update #3)