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
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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
Hey, Tara, do you remember that time when… …we nearly drove around the entire island of Iceland (or as they call their country, Ísland) searching for puffins. We had the option early on to eat them, but it was a veritable “Where’s Waldo?” (aka “Where’s Wally?” to the rest of the world) for finding them Read Post
Hey, Mike, do you remember that time when… …we drove on a black-sand beach near Vík, Iceland, to try to see a puffin colony that was blocked off from the roadway? I thought for sure we’d get stuck in the sand! Bruce Peninsula was playing, and the music kind of fit the mood. The sky Read Post
I felt like such a privileged American walking around speaking English in Europe, Africa and Asia. Locals would put aside their mother tongue and interact in mine. Many picked up the language during childhood through American pop culture, our country’s greatest export. We met Icelanders who learned English this way and speak it so flawlessly Read Post