A Posting to Germany and a Lifelong Romance ~ part 5

We were spending all kinds of time together, working and exploring Europe but, it wasn't turning into romance. So, I did something about it... So we began our careers together as young platoon commanders and it was busy – the learning curve was vast and challenging and not without sweat and tears.  We attended daily [...]

He Sails Away

My son and his shipmates walked down the plank and aboard the ship as the Indigenous girl sang a sweet sad song of good-bye. As she beat her skin drum the tears streamed down my face. 'Come home to us', I prayed.

La Cucaracha Report – Honduras ðŸ‡­ðŸ‡³

Our stay in the paradise of West Bay, Roatan gets a little scary when our four-year old gets sick….

La Cucaracha Report from Nicaragua ðŸ‡³ðŸ‡®

We regretfully leave our sweet cabana on Roatan for a day of overland travel on ferry, chicken bus and taxi to find a sweet hostel with a peaceful and friendly courtyard in Granada, Nicaragua...

La Cucaracha Report – Guatemala ðŸ‡¬ðŸ‡¹

Guatemala was all colour.  We were agog at the tapestries hanging two and three deep on each side of the main street as we arrived in Panajachel.  We spent one day just walking around and looking at all the beautiful crafts.  We bargained for tapestries and later, met a guy heading home to London, Ontario.  [...]

La Cucaracha Report – Mexico ðŸ‡²ðŸ‡½

With a golden handshake from IBM we embark on a four month backpacking trip in Mexico and Central America...with four-year old Leo...mostly amazing