Maybe If I Keep Procrastinating, I Won’t Have to Actually Think About Life

By the time you read this, I will be in Iceland.  Or maybe I’ll already have returned from Iceland.  Either way, the important thing to note is that I am sitting on my bed writing this blog post rather than packing my suitcase in preparation for my 7:45 am trip to the Pittsburgh International Airport … More Maybe If I Keep Procrastinating, I Won’t Have to Actually Think About Life

The Bottle Tree and Other Impractical Hobbies to Take to South Africa

Kurt and I have a lot of hobbies. (Probably too many, since we start far more projects than we finish.) Kurt’s hobbies are things like metalworking, woodworking and stained glass. Mine are genealogy, the Japanese language, and making jam. While we expect to make sightseeing and exploration our primary hobby in South Africa, we both … More The Bottle Tree and Other Impractical Hobbies to Take to South Africa

Coshocton, Ohio: Here’s to 9 Months of Discovery

Grappling onto a fleeting wifi connection here in our new temporary home of Coshocton, Ohio. We will live here for the next 9 months while a friend lives in and cares for our home and cat in Lover, PA. I have to admit I was pretty wary of the town at first. Coming from his … More Coshocton, Ohio: Here’s to 9 Months of Discovery