Embracing the adventure

I’m determined to finish knitting this scarf within the next 3 days. Why? It’s inspired by rice terraces, it’s a thick scarf, and winter ends with the Birkie, next weekend. About those rice terraces… The first part of our recent southeast Asia trip was a 7-day group tour of Northern Luzon, the province where Manila is situated….

Shopping in Baguio

Laura wants to know where the shopping photos are, from our recent trip in SE Asia. I didn’t take a whole lot, because there were a few times when I had to choose to put down the camera. Our snorkeling excursions, navigating the sometimes precipitous rice terraces, and enjoying our wild night of Ifugao dancing…

Take the tuk-tuk!

I’ve been home nearly a week and am struggling with a story about our trip. Three weeks away is a long time! So much happened. So, we’ll do this in parts; let’s start with a summary. Future posts may go into more detail. The itinerary Fly to Manila. Spend 8 days on a G Adventures…

Manila, live

I do have more to say, and show, about our recent trip to SE Asia, but this pic says a lot, and will need to suffice until I whittle down my 650 or so photos to something easier to view and parse into a few blog posts for you. Last Thursday evening, our friends in…

Every day?

This: …is not something I’m afraid of. I try new recipes all the time. Some of our friends find the amount of culinary experimentation that I/we do to be extraordinary, but it’s really not a challenge for me: it’s fun and a justifiable reason to put off the more challenging things that should be on…