What is Wanderlust and what are you doing about it??

Life is an amazing thing. It changes and grows. It explodes around us sometimes and we must simply land where it takes us. Sometimes we must take life by the horns and remind… Continue reading

Silent Snow Serenades

One of the things I was most nostalgic about during my year living on an island in the Mediterranean was snow. I missed the way it transformed the world through its blanket of… Continue reading

Monday Morning Sunset: Farewell Sweden

Part two of the surprises in Stockholm Sunset series this weeks pictures show the delights to be found when the sun goes down.

Friday Flashback: Guns and other blunders

It is often what makes us different that makes us interesting, but it is also what can get us in trouble. Guns and other blunders reflects on my gun experiences abroad.

Monday Morning Sunset Comes Too Soon

It is often the difference in life which make us sit up and take notice. This first part of a two part sunset series shows some of these sharp differences in time between the great Midwest and this Scandinavian beauty known as Stockholm.

Monday Morning Sunset: Stockholm

As I remissness about Sweden, it seems right to show you Sweden at sunset. Every night we were in Stockholm there were beautiful sunsets. The fact that they took place at 5pm was… Continue reading

Classic America Moment

When traveling abroad I never encountered a country so determinedly outspoken about saying thank you to their service men and women. Perhaps it is because many of the countries I visited have sorted… Continue reading


This morning marks the first snow of the season in Iowa City.

Friday Flash Back: Top Ten From Sweden

I must confess I am feeling quite lazy today so… today is simply a reblog from mallorcanyear¬†from when I was in Sweden. Just after returning from Sweden I wrote this shortly after returning… Continue reading

Monday morning sunset: small friends

Today as the sun rose my feet hit the streets, in perpetration for the Thanksgiving’s turkey trot 5k. As I was finishing my cool down portion I walked by this sweet little friend… Continue reading

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