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OREGON USA Observations

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Walk and Play – A Truth Story

biaxin cost Today I did my daily walk around the quaint Atascadero, CA town lake. I then sat on my favorite bench where I paused for a meditation of thoughts. I had an interesting conversation with all my inner selves….my soul, mind and body. My soul is a free spirit, with an eternal light that will never […]

KOSOVO Observations

betahistine order Most people have no idea where KOSOVO is on a map or what language is spoken or the history of that country. It’s complex, it’s tense and it’s poor by European standards with high unemployment, and still trying to recover from past conflicts….BUT, I have to say it has some of the most incredible Autumn Mountain Vistas I have […]

SLOVENIA Observations

lantus solostar cartridge price BAM went the tire, dang it….a flat….and that is the first thing that happened the minute we arrived in Slovenia across the border from Zagreb, Croatia! HOWEVER along came Prince Charming and he not only stopped and fixed our tire but I even got a picture of him with my world traveling friend Kathy in her mandatory ‘road side’ glowing vest!! […]

Lavatory – Laughable Toilet Story

lioresal canada T O I L E T – everyone’s chair of relief!! A large bowl connected to a drain system of which you use when depositing urine or waste from your body. Some say the toilet was invented by Mr. Thomas Crapper of England…when one day his wife got sick of him taking dumps in the kitchen sink….true or false, don’t know, […]

BALI Observations

The beautiful island of Bali, Indonesia kneels before the gods of survival, trade, and the tourism industry. It’s the place of millionaires and beggars, religions and demons, locals and expats, beach resorts and Ma & Pop shops. Each block brings about the scent of decay and jungle, satay and fried rice, and the wafer of incense and […]

SILENT DAY in Bali – A Truth Story

NYEPI, “Day of Silence” today, March 9, 2016  ~ A New Years HINDU Balinese celebration and public holiday ~ called Ugadi ~ in India (according to the Balinese calendar). The ritual consists of silence, fasting and meditation in which EVERYONE including tourists, are asked to observe. No fires, only low lights, no work, no talking, no eating, no TV, […]

Glamor of Travel – A Truth Story

“Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.” ― Paul Theroux I am uncomfortably sitting here, In Split, Croatia looking out of my second story kitchen window with dismay…I am missing my Dalmatian Sun! Today my view is a weathered sky with a heavy gray mist over the Adriatic sea. It’s rather dark and dreary similar to a […]

CROATIA Observations

STOP……WAIT……just HEAR what I have to say……CROATIA is stupendous! Dear Readers, Please forget about your dated misconceptions and presumptions about the misfortunes and casualties this country faced during it’s last war. It’s been over two decades now…GET OVER IT!! Most of what the newspapers shared was like in any media, played out for ratings and the […]

Lumberjack Mosquitos – Laughable Story of Rhythm

Being a night owl has it’s comical perks. Sometimes on the rare occasion you get a giant stomach crumpling belly laugh that makes you buckle over and sends you into a flowing river of laughing tears! Last night was one of those *rare* occasions! The night got Ripe pretty quickly on! But man what a killer view […]

ITALY Observations

Ahhhh che Bello! If ever I could pick the name of my fantasy lover, truly his name would be ITALY. I have fallen deeply and madly in love with this country and can feel it’s blood coursing through my ‘green, white and red’ veins and into my wildly beating soccer shaped heart. For the first time in my […]

Mint Shoes – Laughable Story of Floss

You know how sometimes people say the strangest things…you listen giving them the benefit of the doubt until they mow you over like a lawn mower and you just have to stop, drop and belly laugh with WTF hanging off your lips…but nothing comes out cause you are foaming at the mouth with laughter. Well here […]

Gold One – Laughable Condom Story

I was having one of those in depth conversations with a local Italian friend “Nik” about languages and how words from all over the world are transformed into uses for other languages, and how Italians are notorious for this. We both had a good laugh about it when he chuckled out loud and began to […]

SUNSET OVER VENICE – A Truth Story

It was mysteriously foggy that late morning in the ‘Veneto Prefecture’ on my December Birthday Eve. The kind of baffling mist you see in movies where you can just see far enough to grasp what MIGHT lie ahead. I was on the ‘just warm enough’ 2nd class train heading to Venice to explore the city […]

When she says Goodbye – A Truth Story

What You Gonna Do When She Says GoodBye? So…Ms. Harmonica has been traveling carefree for several months now, on the back of a motorcycle, sometimes on the infamous German Autobahn…sometimes on the village trails and back roads of the not so distant past eastern block countries that were once verboten to us all. But, it […]