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Red Cabbage Summer Slaw

Red Cabbage Summer Slaw

It was that time again.  I was taking inventory of what I had on hand before making a grocery run when my neighbor popped over with a gift of honey from his hives!  When his bees are productive, I’m among the lucky friends who receive some of their small and mighty bounty.  More inspiration. Back … Continue reading

MEXICO, Mexico City | On the Beaten Path

MEXICO, Mexico City | On the Beaten Path

As soon as I knew I’d be heading to Puerto Escondido for my next Habitat for Humanity Global Village build, I went to work figuring out how I could spend a few days in Mexico City. I booked my international roundtrip airfare into Mexico City and then booked a separate flight (on Aeromar) to the … Continue reading

CHILE | Rapa Nui aka “Easter Island”

CHILE | Rapa Nui aka “Easter Island”

Sunrise at Tongariki Santiago is quite literally the jumping off point to get to the most remote inhabited island in the world, Rapa Nui. The island’s first recorded European visitor, Dutch explorer Jacob Roggeveen, give it the name Easter Island when he landed there Easter Sunday 1722. I prefer, and so does almost everyone who … Continue reading

CHILE | Santiago, Valparaiso & Casablanca

CHILE | Santiago, Valparaiso & Casablanca

Chile, the longest country in the world, is incredibly diverse topographically and culturally. There is so much to enjoy. The primary reason for my visit was a Global Village build with Habitat for Humanity in Santiago, but I was fortunate to be able to also visit the Atacama and Rapa Nui (Easter Island) while I … Continue reading

QATAR, Doha | The Stopover

QATAR, Doha | The Stopover

Highest per capita income of any country on earth [check] Hosting the next FIFA World Cup in 2022 [check] Country where a natural disaster is least likely to strike [check] Home to a world-class museum designed by I M Pei [check] Boasts a Kick-Butt-Award-Winning airline that offers an incredible stopover program [check] Welcome to Qatar, … Continue reading

RTW in 50 Days – THAILAND, Koh Samui

RTW in 50 Days – THAILAND, Koh Samui

USA | FIJI | NEW ZEALAND | AUSTRALIA | SINGAPORE | THAILAND | EGYPT | ITALY | TURKEY | USA Even I, lover of all things urban, was looking forward to getting to the island.  Koh Samui, one of Thailand’s largest islands in the Gulf of Thailand, is known for its palm tree-lined beaches and … Continue reading

24 Hours in Paradise

24 Hours in Paradise

Welcome to the land of horse-drawn buggies, corn fields and cows, farm suppliers and silos, where references to Jesus as Lord and Savior abound – Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  Inspired by an article on agrotourism, I booked our family of five for a night at family owned and operated Verdant View Farm in Paradise, PA.  Who … Continue reading