Naples – It’s A Lot

By Melissa Yesterday was my dad’s birthday.  We spent it in Naples.  He lived here for several years back in…

I am not Ukrainian

By Melissa I am not Ukrainian.  My mother was 100% Norwegian and my father, we don’t really know, but the…

Life is Too Short

I read this (below) in the New York Times daily (now three times weekly) COVID newsletter. It seemed a fitting…

Endemic Travel in France

I’ve been asked a few times since we’ve hit the road two weeks ago: “what’s it like to be traveling…

The Murals of Lyon

Lyon France has the second most murals of any European city only to Berlin. They pop up out of seemingly…

Super Bowl Monday

Living 5 hours ahead of the east coast of the US, 7 hours from our other home and 8 hours…

And So It Begins…

When I think back a few years, pre COVID and during our full-time-work lives, many winter Sundays were spent thinking…

COVID Lands

I guess COVID will find us all, eventually. We’ve been two of the most careful people you could be: truly…