Archive for the ‘on the road Category’

Back in November, our friend Mari-An, a Filipino exchange student studying in Sibiu, came down for a quick visit.  We, of course, headed to Horezu for

In a few days, we’ll be heading home to the USA.  It is the first time we’ve been home since May 2009.  And I find myself

on the job & on the road: where we've been this week. . .

It’s been super busy of late. These are some of the places I’ve been this week: On skype — with my beneficiaries from Targu Neamt!  It

Dear Paris: Please don’t tell my husband, but I think I’m in love with you. At first, I wasn’t quite sure — you’re so big-city and

We recently went to Bucharest for our yearly physicals — 16 hours on a train for 3 hours of appointments. Asta e. Luckily this was our

We started our Italian adventure in the city of Pisa. And it’s a fabulous sleepy city. Practically speaking it has cheap airline tickets to get there

Two weeks ago, we left for our “Easter in Italy” adventure. We got back to our Romanian apartment yesterday – freckly, tired, vacation-ed out, and in

We’re headed to Italy later this week and I’m super excited for: Walking the Cinque Terre photo courtesy of Eating copious amount of gelato photo

I never was one to really celebrate Halloween at home. It’s not like I hid from trick-or-treaters with the lights off, but I never quite got

Back in my reading-everything-about-Romania phase, I found an article about the horned violin played by Roma musicians. The article mentioned a fall targ (or market) that

words to live by. . .

"Let us, then, be up and doing,
With a heart for any fate;
Still achieving, still pursuing,
Learn to labor and to wait."
from "A Psalm of Life"
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

breaking it down. . .

past ramblings. . .