Petsitting – My Latest Obsession and a New Way to Travel?

*All animal photos in this post are courtesy of WordPress’s free photo library. The husband had been certain that nothing could distract me from my six-month-old blogging obsession.  And for a while there, he was right.  But ironically, it was through my interactions with the bloggosphere that I became aware of the thing that would … Continue reading Petsitting – My Latest Obsession and a New Way to Travel?

Oh, the Places I’ve Been: Breadth vs. Depth

My mother likes to tell me I’m well-traveled, in the way only a mother can: with a bit of admiration, wonder, and pride combined with a heavy dose of “You-should-be-grateful-do-you-know-how-lucky-you-are-I-didn’t-travel-nearly-as-much-when-I-was-your-age-are-you-sure-you-can-afford-all-those-trips?” guilt.  Once I started reading others’ blogs, though, I knew my travel range and frequency couldn’t hold a candle to many people’s. But still, I … Continue reading Oh, the Places I’ve Been: Breadth vs. Depth