"You can't judge a book by its cover"...we know that. And it's been confirmed over and over again as we travel the world. Sometimes you just need a pizza. We were traveling in Florida for a couple of months. It was during the Covid era and people were hesitant to travel, so we had very… Continue reading Pizza Surprise
Category: Living Like Locals
We’re Back and More Excited Than Ever: Traveling After the Pandemic Lockdown
It has been a while since we last updated you on our journey. The truth is we have been having so much fun exploring Charleston, South Carolina; Savannah, Georgia; a lot of Florida (especially the Everglades and Cedar Key); Big Canoe, Georgia (again); Nashville & Memphis, Tennessee taking and editing a zillion photos, there has… Continue reading We’re Back and More Excited Than Ever: Traveling After the Pandemic Lockdown
Best Street Art in San Miguel de Allende
The street art in San Miguel is some of the best we have ever seen. Here are a few examples from a walking tour we took on our last day. See you on the road, Bev and John ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ For more information about us and to follow us on our travel journey please… Continue reading Best Street Art in San Miguel de Allende
The Streets of San Miguel de Allende
San Miguel de Allende is such a vibrant city. The color, the art, the music, theater, and the food are magical. But, what makes this city truly stand out is its people. John recently participated in a three day Street Photography course. The images speak volumes about the variety and vibrancy of San Miguel. A… Continue reading The Streets of San Miguel de Allende
Feeding The Hungry in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
We are truly blessed in so many ways: We get to travel the world while caring for other peoples pets. We stay in some really beautiful places and homes. We learn new languages. We learn about different cultures and food. We make new friends. Our current pet sitting assignment has taken all of the above… Continue reading Feeding The Hungry in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
A Visit With A Few Furry Four Legged Friends
You may know by now that Bev and I love horses. Everything about them is majestic, to us. They are pretty big, huge in some cases, yet their eyes are usually gentle. They move with such grace while starting and stopping on a dime. We find everything about them beautiful. We are blessed to have… Continue reading A Visit With A Few Furry Four Legged Friends
Who Said John Wouldn’t Enjoy This Journey?
From the very beginning of our traveling adventure, many of our friends and followers wondered “How is John about this?” Close friends thought, and some actually said, “he’ll be back in six months”. This public display of skepticism is my fault. On many occasions (more than I care to admit) you would hear me say… Continue reading Who Said John Wouldn’t Enjoy This Journey?
30 Years and Getting Stronger
Yesterday was our 30 Anniversary. Why we have been telling everyone it was number 31 is anyone's guess. John keeps telling people that he knew his career in banking would be short-lived because he couldn't add. Oh, well, we think thirty pretty great. Hover your cursor over the image to read the caption. Anniversaries are… Continue reading 30 Years and Getting Stronger
Todays Walk, Routine or Enchanted?
Today we went on a walk with Pilot, Nancy and Angus, a beautiful black Labrador, owned by the son of our new friends, Andrew and Susan Meehan. Our dogs had never met Angus before. We were understandably a bit cautious as, our dogs, especially Nancy, can be a tad territorial at times. Not today! Everything was… Continue reading Todays Walk, Routine or Enchanted?
Ireland- How We Loved 40 Shades of Green, Bold Heather, Thick Fog, and lots of Rain.
Our first trip to Ireland was full of excitement, anticipation, beauty, 40 shades of green and history. Oh, yes, and plenty of laughing. We asked friends for advice on how to best attack this storied land. Dublin, Galway, Limerick, Adare, Dingle, Killarney, and Cork received the most votes. So we decided to spend four days… Continue reading Ireland- How We Loved 40 Shades of Green, Bold Heather, Thick Fog, and lots of Rain.
Our Lunch With New Friends, in France, and A View of The Alps
Our homeowners, Vonny and Steve, took the time to introduce us to their friends, Frances and Pete, before leaving for Australia. Now, Frances and Pete are our friends as well. That is how house and pet sitting works. We visited them for lunch the other day. Bev had made a wonderful soup and, of course,… Continue reading Our Lunch With New Friends, in France, and A View of The Alps