Slovakia via Krakow

This will be a long one.  I normally pick and choose photos but I'm including almost all of the photos I took so my parents will see them.  This post will be about a travel adventure but also a genealogy tracking for me and for my Dad as it's his bloodline. The first year in … Continue reading Slovakia via Krakow

Five Days I Will Likely Never Forget

Even with my failing memory and Nonna status fully setting in, this trip to the states will be one that sinks in.  The following is the drama-free version of the trip. 4:00 am Wednesday we should have been in line at the airport waiting to check in and drop our bags at the counter but … Continue reading Five Days I Will Likely Never Forget

On Bullying in Schools

I have seen so many videos and stories over the years about kids being bullied and just out right harmful shenanigans going on at or around schools in America. Every time it comes up, including school shootings, there has been one response in my mind:  If I were a parent in this generation I would … Continue reading On Bullying in Schools

Some Things On My Mind

It has been a quiet, relaxing couple of months while we replenish our funds a bit after a heavy travel season through the end of 2017.  Not a lot to report from January/February and that is a good thing, we have a system of travel then save before travel again, it's keeping us debt free … Continue reading Some Things On My Mind

2018 Reading Goals Are Set

Happy New Year! To follow up on the previous post for reading goals, I am writing this to get it into my head and continue fleshing out my thoughts on it.  2017 was a huge reading year for me.  I read 96 books according to Goodreads.  Pretty good considering we traveled quite a bit and … Continue reading 2018 Reading Goals Are Set