travel

Top 4 reasons we're (trying) to move abroad

Top 4 reasons we’re (trying) to move abroad

 4.  Coordinating our mid-life crises.   If I had my way, my mid-life crisis would probably be me packing up my family and living off the grid in the woods somewhere, gardening and not answering the phone.  If Rob had his way, he would quit his job and lock himself in a recording studio, leaving […]

Pig & Ford

Pig & Ford

I love a good old-fashioned county fair: delicious unhealthy food, carnival rides, entertainment, farm animals.  But I never knew that I’ve been waiting my whole life to visit a county fair where the main attraction is a Pig & Ford race.  Tillamook County in rural Oregon has such an event. Never heard of it?  Well, […]

weltschmerz

weltschmerz

Yes, my weltschmerz seems to be forever ratcheting upwards.  This time it’s Japan.  The only thing I can think to do is throw all my money at the Red Cross and dig out old photos of our 1999 journey to Nippon. We were living in Korea when we decided to use our summer vacation to take a […]