“Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Maxims and Reflections It’s time to start working on my French in anticipation of a trip to France later this year.
Bing Crosby’s 1943 hit, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” has become a Christmas classic. The song, written from the perspective of a WWII soldier, reinforces the idea of coming home for Christmas. What is more important, though is spending Christmas with family – at home, at someone else’s home, or on a “Christmas vacation” at […]
“Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comforts of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things. -air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky. -all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.” – […]