Wandering Venice – and Looking for the Yarn Shop

Venice, Italy, is the perfect place to be if you like to wander.  You can walk around exploring, turn down an interesting alleyway, or even get lost.  You don’t have to worry, though, because you will always be able to find your way back to where you started or where you need to be. Narrow […]

Enjoying a Long Flight

A flight to Europe usually takes around eight to nine hours; our recent non-stop flight to Tokyo was twelve hours long. The longest commercial flight currently available is around seventeen hours.  I’ve had people tell me they don’t travel to Europe and beyond because of the long flights.  However, with a little preparation, you can not only survive, but enjoy flights […]

Quote of the Week – 3 June 2016

“This operation is not being planned with any alternatives. This operation is planned as a victory, and that’s the way it’s going to be. We’re going down there, and we’re throwing everything we have into it, and we’re going to make it a success.ʺ – General Dwight D Eisenhower This operation, “Operation Overlord” involved 150,000 […]