August 23, 2019

Getting There: Going from Presque Isle, Maine to Boston Without Going Broke


Flickr Photo Credit: Scumfrog (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By David A. Dickinson Recently I had a government job offer which required me to attend an interview in Boston.  This touched off a debate that seems to come up a lot in the Aroostook (or as we locals say, “the County”); What is the cheapest way [...]

Married to a Bedouin

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Photo Credit: Amazon.Com “Married to a Bedouin” by Marguerite van Geldermalsen is the fascinating story of the author’slife among the native Bedouin of Petra, Jordan. 

12 Cardinal Rules of Travel


(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Flickr Photo Credit: Noah Bulgaria Over the years, we have gleaned some wisdom (sometimes the hard way), of what it takes to make a successful trek and sometimes avert disaster.  

Our World Sabbatical; Facts, Feats, Highlights and Lowlights

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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Photo Credit: TrekHound.Com Whew!  Our trip around the world involved over a year’s worth of planning, not the least of which was figuring out how we could disconnect from our normal lives.  Any how, our recent house sit in Amman, Jordan has enabled us to compile a list of the [...]