Once Upon a (Longer) Time

A lazy rain falls outside — slow, fat drops, spaced out, polite. Upstairs, the neighbor is deep in his rotation of questionable, loud music — an odd mix of Grease, … Continue reading Once Upon a (Longer) Time

Where Are All The Vowels? Hrvatska, Part One

Three children dressed like unicorns just pranced by the window of the coffee shop here in Breckenridge, Colorado, chattering excitedly about a birthday party. It’s strange, after a month on … Continue reading Where Are All The Vowels? Hrvatska, Part One

Klagenfurt, Austria to Ljubljana, Slovenia: The End is Near

Day Nine: Adergas, Slovenia to Ljubljana, Slovenia On our last two-wheeled sojourn through Slovenia (tear), the clouds hung low in the morning like a damp curtain from behind which curious … Continue reading Klagenfurt, Austria to Ljubljana, Slovenia: The End is Near

Klagenfurt, Austria to Ljubljana, Slovenia: Good Times, Round Two

Day Five: Podkoren to… Podkoren We pick up the trail in the hamlet of Podkoren, Slovenia nestled beneath the Julian Alps. On stores of potica (Slovenian sweet bread stuffed with … Continue reading Klagenfurt, Austria to Ljubljana, Slovenia: Good Times, Round Two

Trippin’ Part One: La Vacanza

Yes, it’s been a coon’s age since I aligned proverbial pen and page to form an article. Sorry for the dry spell, but you see, I’ve been busy doin’ my … Continue reading Trippin’ Part One: La Vacanza

Some Like It Hot: Great Scott (Stefano?), It’s Back!

Day 6: I have come to love Sicilia for many reasons, but singularly because the sun sheds its inhibitions and bursts forth upon the scorched earth like one of those … Continue reading Some Like It Hot: Great Scott (Stefano?), It’s Back!