Sharing Your Spare Today is the anniversary of me becoming a kidney donor. Part of my morning was spent in the lab, where, for the second time this week, I attempted getting blood drawn for my one year check up. I’ve always been a difficult stick, so much so that the last time I gave … Continue reading A Living Kidney Donor
Our adventure continues! Day 2 of our trip began with a full schedule, beginning with a tour through the Roman Colosseum. See previous post. Still trying to wrap our heads around the enormity of what we saw, we took off down the Via Sacra and into what was once the busiest official district of Ancient … Continue reading Roman Forum
I despise overnight flights to Europe. Maybe if I was willing to pay the extra to get first class tickets, I would feel differently. The seats are too close to scoot down, too straight to lean back, and too narrow to lean on anything. The stewards do their rounds with drinks, then snacks, then drinks. … Continue reading Rome! Day 1
Home. Returning home after an invigorating journey is like the cherry atop the ice cream. One without the other wouldn’t be nearly so tasty. We’ve been home for a few days and for some reason jet lag coming back was harder on us than usual. My apologies for the late date writing about our trip. … Continue reading Italy, Here We Come!
We love to travel. I can only compare this desire to a virus. Once infected, it’s for life. But it’s an oh, so pleasant illness! Over the years, we keep perfecting our travel skills. One major damper to enjoying a trip is struggling to navigate old cobble stone streets under the heavy burden of luggage. … Continue reading Traveling Light Once Again