August 18, 2020

An Update On Us in Accra, Ghana, during a Pandemic

Hi. How are you? We are still in Accra. We are fine. We started staying home in mid-March, only leaving to get groceries, and even then […]
August 11, 2020

What Are You Reading? Seven Books for your List

I can’t concentrate. I can’t focus for long enough to sit and read and enjoy a book. I’ve turned to audiobooks, to “ear read” during this […]
April 21, 2020

Shelter in Place in Ghana

Let’s get this out of the way – the way we live while living in Ghana is SO vastly different compared to Ghanaians. And so we […]
April 8, 2020

In a Time of Crisis

We are into week four of shelter at home/stay at home/quarantine/whatever it’s called. We started staying home a day or so after Ghana’s first confirmed case, […]
November 29, 2017

Scrap Quilt

I made a couple of quilts for friends before we left Naples. One was for our neighbor – simply THE best neighbors I think we have […]
November 16, 2017

Accra, Ghana

We’ve moved! Again. We flew Air France (which we like) and were treated to decent airline food, glass glasses, and over the ear headphones already available. […]
February 16, 2017

The Trouble with Podcasting in Italy

In which I complain – just a little. Let’s recap: For about eight months I regularly published the Me Being Crafty podcast, taking what I thought […]
August 2, 2016

Seven Tips for Traveling Europe with Kids

We’ve been lucky to live first in France and now in Italy, so my list could be much longer than seven, but these are my most […]
July 29, 2016

A Surprise Trip to Athens

My oldest son loves Greek mythology. His love started when he read the first Percy Jackson book, and hasn’t wavered since. He’s endured the movies (despite […]