There are 748 songs on my iPod. About half of them have traveled with me from my freshman year in college (thank you, Limewire) to today and another 80-100 consist of “Mandarin for Dummies,” but 748, nonetheless. So, when I… Continue Reading

Where You Pee is Important

When we bought our tiny foreclosure, we knew 2 things: We’d need to get rid of a lot of things (884 sf is not a big space) Our bathroom floor was rotten. As much as I wanted a new bathroom,… Continue Reading


There’s a calm that comes over you when you’ve had a long vacation. Sabbatical travel is something I’ve come to believe in firmly. Per my friends at MeetPlanGo: The term sabbatical actually is derived from the biblical Sabbath which serves an ancient… Continue Reading