More than a year ago when I was packing for our trip, I decided to bring shorts and tank tops to wear in Southeast Asia. The region is known for its heat and humidity, so those outfits seemed like the obvious choice. But before we left, I was admittedly pretty ignorant to the habits of Read Post
Points of View
Our impressions of the world around us, from random musings to articles that stray from black and white advice.
Welcome to our all-new series called Friday Chewable: Food for Thought. Once per month we will post a new topic to open your mind, challenge your ideas or just give you something to think about over the weekend. The first installment of Food for Thought deals with litter. For many, littering is absolutely unacceptable and unthinkable. We, Read Post
Little by little, I have been shedding weight. It was not a dramatic overnight change, but rather a healthy yearlong transformation. I would like to say exercise and a balanced diet were the reasons, but there is more to it. I suppose you could say the additional weight was a literal and metaphorical burden that Read Post
We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to bring you this message: In one week our adventurous 14-month global honeymoon will be over. Can you believe it?! We have been thinking about our return to the U S of A, and you know what? Even though we’ve complained about it in the past, we are excited to Read Post
Third-world poverty isn’t easy to mentally deal with. Besides the upsetting sight of seeing fellow humans living in horrid conditions, it is hard to grapple with the thought that they earn so little (even by local standards) and somehow survive. We haven’t tackled this topic on our blog yet, but it’s well-known that third-world countries Read Post