Quote of the Week – 21 December 2018

4 So Joseph also traveled from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. 5 He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. 6 While they were there, the time came for the baby […]

Avoiding Pickpockets

Although recently there has been a bit more violence in European countries, traditionally the crime overseas is less violent. Guns are not widely available in European countries, so drive-by shootings, hold-ups, and theft at gunpoint rarely happen. Instead, thieves are more likely to focus on pickpocketing. They focus on travelers who may have wallets full […]

A Wonderful, though Wintry, Weekend in Northfield, MN

I traveled to Northfield, Minnesota, this past weekend with my sister and brother-in-law. The main purpose of our trip was to attend my niece’s concert at St. Olaf College on Saturday evening, but we also shopped, explored the town and university, and spent time relaxing. Mall of America We flew into Minneapolis on Friday morning. […]